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Weight Loss Surgery Options Obesity is a disease- True or False?
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08/20/14 02:48 PM by sandi2004
Introductions Not Progressing
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Introductions Hello From Southern New Jersey 8/2014
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Lap Banded Living - Living Life Along the Journey! Would you do it again?
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Lap Banded Living - Living Life Along the Journey! What are obstacles to your success?
08/14/14 06:20 PM by sandi2004
Lap Band Fills How do you feel after a fill
08/12/14 06:11 PM by Sassypants
Introductions First day on forum- Banded 6 yrs ago - Never had success
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Long Term Success After Weight Loss Surgery - Removing The Obstacles In The Way - The Power of You
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
So you decided to have weight loss surgery. You go through whatever pre-op program your insurance company or your doctor requires of you. Now it's time, the day has arrived and your mind is spinning in so many directions, the thoughts just keep coming one after another: . . . keep reading

New 15 Year Study Proves That Gastric Band Surgery Is Effective
By: Joe Bragg
Because obesity is a chronic disease, any proposed obesity treatment should be expected to demonstrate long-term durability to be considered effective. Yet for bariatric surgery, few long-term weight loss data are available. . . . keep reading

Obesity As A Disease - One Doctor's Take
By: Dr. Yoni Freedhoff
In his June 24th, 2013 Blog post on Weighty Matters, Dr. Yoni Freedhoff comments on the American Medical Association's declaration that obesity is a disease. He makes some great points. What do you think? Here is what Dr. Freedhoff has to say: . . . keep reading

The Weight Loss Surgery Dilemma - Should I Choose LAP-BAND™ or....
By: Sandi Henderson SandisBandedLiving Blog
I promised you all round two of the meeting I just attended of the LAP-BAND™ Patient Executive Council. I find that when I sit and look at all we talked about, and all we accomplished, and all of the studies that were presented to us a few things stood out for me.... . . . keep reading

Long Term Lap Band Success - It's Not Just Me Folks, And We Have Evidence To Prove It!
By: Sandi Henderson from SandisBandedLiving Blog
As I sit here thinking about the latest trend in weight loss surgeries which is certainly the vertical sleeve gastrectomy, aka the VSG or "Sleeve", I remember that my chosen surgery was the latest and greatest back in 2004 when I chose to have Lap Band surgery. At the time, as well as now in 2013 Gastric Bypass is still called "the gold standard" in weight loss surgery.... . . . keep reading


Long Term Lap Band Success - Shopping In my Closet Is Fun
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
This past weekend I attended the Obesity Help Conference as an Exhibitor. Aside from having a wonderful time and meeting so many new folks and making new friends, I did not have the angst I usually have when packing. This was actually fun. . . . keep reading

Ten Years With My Lap Band and The Journey Continues
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
People trying to get an understanding of the lap band frequently ask, "So after you lose all your weight you take the band out, right?" WRONG! My typical answer is that my lap band comes out only over my cold dead body. . . . keep reading

Long Term Success After Weight Loss Surgery - Removing The Obstacles In The Way - The Power of You
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
So you decided to have weight loss surgery. You go through whatever pre-op program your insurance company or your doctor requires of you. Now it's time, the day has arrived and your mind is spinning in so many directions, the thoughts just keep coming one after another: . . . keep reading

Long Term Lap Band Success - Winning The Mental Game
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I woke up this morning to a gray sky, warm and humid house and a low level of energy. As I sat with my coffee cup I urged myself gently to get going to the gym. I finally made it out of the house and to the gym and was in the water by 7:45 AM which was at least ½ hour later than my typical latest start. . . . keep reading

Why I Attend Weight Loss Surgery Events
By: Sandi Henderson
As a blogger who has been around the weight loss surgery community for 10+ years now I am often asked which weight loss surgery event someone should attend. My answer is simple and straightforward - ALL OF THEM. . . . keep reading

Making The Most Out Of My Day - Lessons Learned On My Lap Band Journey
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I woke up this morning with all of my joints hurting, not just my arthritic knee. Even my elbows were hurting and my thumbs if you could imagine. I had nothing pressing and could actually have turned over and tried to go back to sleep, or at least taken some pain meds and just zoned out for the rest of the day. I didn't. . . . keep reading

Change Can Be Frightening If You Let It - Long Term Lap Band Success
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I got a text from my trainer on 7/9 telling me she would be unavailable until 7/28 due to a family emergency. I immediately wished her the best with her family situation and hit send. Then the panic ensued. What am I going to do while she's gone? . . . keep reading


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