WLSChannel Newsletter March 13, 2009

Melting Mama Wants You Hot & Sweaty


In the latest episode of Melting Mama’s Reality Bites, host Beth Sheldon-Badore wants you to get up of your rumpus maximus and get moving post-op, even if your stitches are still smarting from surgery. Plus, she’ll take a swig of a new liquid protein supplement and let you know whether it really tastes like fruit punch or…well, you’ll just have to tune in. Why are you still reading? Click on over to see what Melting Mama’s got in store!

Stay Informed
WLS News March 13, 2009WLS News March 13, 2009

In this week’s edition of WLS News, we’ll highlight a promising new partnership in the fight against childhood obesity, and take a ride with a company that makes bikes built for heavy-set pedal-pushers. We’ll also cover a new clinical trial for gastric bypass revision surgery, find out why women store fat differently than men, and investigate whether all those fad diets have any lasting impact when it comes to weight loss. And, naturally, WLS Journeys host Yvonne McCarthy will be on hand to enlighten viewers about an outstanding new website for weight loss surgery support. It’s all in this week’s newscast — check it out!

WLS Events
Pre- and Post-Op Band Patients Gather for National Conference

Banded Together logo Got your tickets yet? The 2009 National Gastric Band Conference is just two weeks away! The focus of this year’s event is “Living the WLS Lifestyle”, and speakers will address topics such as post-op eating, fitness, and emotional changes for patients who are considering or have had the Lap-Band® or Realize Band procedure. The goal is to educate all weight loss surgery patients on the tools for success, so their determination and motivation will result in a lasting transformation and a healthy new life.

Loyal followers of the Weight Loss Surgery Channel are eligible for a special discount on event tickets. Just click here for the Conference Link and enter Username: limited1 and Password: offer. See you in the Big Apple!

Catch us on iTunes
You Can Win $50 Just for Watching!
Weight Loss Surgery Channel on iTunesWe are proud to announce that the Weight Loss Surgery Channel has added several of our shows for free download on iTunes. And, to celebrate, we’re giving away $50 this week to one lucky viewer!

For your chance to win, just visit our iTunes podcasts, watch any show, and leave a comment on iTunes about the program. Then send us a note at info@weightlosssurgerychannel.com telling us which show you commented on, and the name under which it appears. On Thursday, March 19th, we will choose one comment at random and send that person a $50 Amazon gift card. We’ll also announce the winner in next week’s eNewsletter.

So, download 90 Seconds to Success on your iPod, put Melting Mama in your pocket, catch up on the WLS News during your morning workout, or tune into iTunes see Yvonne McCarthy on WLS Journeys…We’ll not only brighten your day, but we could fatten your wallet, too!

Thanks for your continued support of the Weight Loss Surgery Channel, and remember, we want to hear from you! Drop us a line anytime at info@weightlosssurgerychannel.com or post a comment on the site, and let us know what you think of the programming. Our mission is to help everyone in the WLS community stay healthy and happy, wherever they are in their weight loss journey. We value your input as we strive toward that goal!


Craig Thompson
12 Years PostOp RNY
Weight Loss Surgery Channel

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