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90 Seconds to Success – First Things First

First Things First. Even after weight loss surgery, the thought of losing 50, 100 or 200 pounds can seem overwhelming, and you might feel like your efforts are futile. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson reminds us that a journey of 100 miles begins with one simple step, and so does a journey of 100 pounds. By putting first things first, the small steps you take each day can help you achieve a big goal.

WLS News – April 3, 2009

Tune into the April 3, 2009, edition of WLS News to learn how a treatment for Parkinson's disease could help cure obesity, and why there is concern about the BMI of EMS recruits. Plus, we'll tell you about a gene that's turning carbs into fat, and find out how prenatal exposure to DDT may explain the growing obesity rate among women. WLS Journeys host Yvonne McCarthy will also pop in to share the news about a new social networking site specifically for bariatric patients. It's all in this week's action-packed episode of WLS News!
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90 Seconds to Success – Dealing with Saboteurs

Dealing with Saboteurs. After weight loss surgery, you may find that someone close to you is trying to undermine your efforts by starting to make derisive comments just when you feel like you're starting to look really good. Craig Thompson reminds us to distance ourselves from the naysayers, and offers several tips for dealing with saboteurs, so you can stay on the fast track to success.
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90 Seconds to Success – Trash In = Trash Out

Trash In = Trash Out. Keeping a positive attitude is key to your long-term weight loss success. But, so many of us sit passively by as the television media fills our head with stories of terrorism, homicide, adultery and greed. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success host Craig Thompson encourages us to safeguard our optimistic outlook by being conscious of the messages we allow into our environment.
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90 Seconds to Success – The Power of Confession

The Power of Confession. Confession is not always about admitting the wrongs that we have committed, also about admitting and declaring ownership over what is true. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success host Craig Thompson encourages us to have a positive outlook by confessing positive thoughts about our lives and ourselves.
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90 Seconds to Success – How Big is Your Dream?

How Big is Your Dream? Size does matter, at least when it comes to our dreams. Host Craig Thompson encourages us to write down our dreams and set a time frame on them so that they go from wishful thoughts to tangible goals. By having goals that stem from our personal dreams, we are more likely to fight through obstacles to reach the end prize.
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90 Seconds to Success – Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are? Many of us walk around with tapes playing in our head that other people put there. We believe what our parents or teachers said we can or cannot achieve, or should and shouldn't do -- and we put our own dreams on hold to keep others happy. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson encourages us to stop trying to live up to other peoples' expectations and instead focus on the unique purpose for which each of us was created.