WLSChannel Newsletter March 27, 2009

Melting Mama Teaches the Art of Camouflage


How did you celebrate reaching your goal weight? A beach vacation? A new tattoo? In the latest episode of Melting Mama’s Reality Bites, Beth addresses the sometimes peculiar ways that WLS post-ops mark the milestone, and fesses up to her own impetuous decision when she hit goal. Plus, she’ll address the troublesome topic of camouflaging extra skin after weight loss, and also turn you on to a tasty protein drink that will put a little extra kick in your step in her latest product review. Ready for a belly laugh? Tune in now to see Melting Mama in action!

Medical Updates
WLS News – March 27, 2009

WLS NewsCheck out WLS News this week to learn how excess abdominal fat can affect fertility in women, and how new scientific developments may lead to a magic bullet to treat obesity. We’ll also explore the harm that obesity can cause children as young as three years old, as well as how excess weight and related co-morbidities can speed the onset of dementia. Plus we’ll find out whether an innovative gene therapy might provide a new treatment option for adults who struggle with their weight. And reporter Yvonne McCarthy, host of WLS Journeys, will highlight a wonderful website devoted to helping women eat right and practice better self-care.

Online Support
90 Seconds to SuccessBite-Sized Servings of Encouragement

Need a little pick-me-up? Feel like you just can’t get your head on straight ever since your surgery? Then be sure to tune into 90 Seconds to Success every day as Craig Thompson shares an inspiring message to help you stay healthy and happy, wherever you are in your weight loss journey! Now 12 years post-op, Craig offers guidance and support from the heart to members of the weight loss surgery community, and you’re sure to find his daily message inspiring!

Social Networking
Weight Loss Surgery Channel on FacebookHave You Checked Out Our Facebook Page Yet?

Connect with other friends and fans of the Weight Loss Surgery Channel on Facebook! Meet our faculty members, share stories with other pre- and post-op weight loss surgery patients from across the country, write on our wall, and upload your photos for all to see!

These are just a few ways you can take advantage of the exciting social networking technology that Facebook offers. Just do a search for WLS Channel, and let’s be friends!

Congratulations to Chef Dave, who was recently featured in the Food and Cooking section of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Known as the world’s first bariatric chef, Dave Fouts turned the recipes he developed after his own weight loss surgery into a full-time career helping other post-op patients enjoy delicious and nutritious meals that are easy to make. Miss the scoop from the Sentinel? Click here to read the full article. And stay tuned to the Weight Loss Surgery Channel for the debut of Chef Dave’s new cooking show, Eating Right Every Bite, coming later this spring!


Craig Thompson
12 Years PostOp RNY
Weight Loss Surgery Channel

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