WLS News – March 27, 2009

Tune into the March 27, 2009, edition of WLS News to discover the impact that excess belly fat has on fertility, and the harm that obesity can cause children as young as three. Plus, we'll find out whether new scientific research could lead to the development of a "magic bullet" to treat obesity, explore an innovative gene therapy that helps curb hunger, and highlight the connection between excess weight and dementia. And, of course, WLS Journeys host Yvonne McCarthy will deliver the skinny on a great website that offers helpful tips for managing your eating habits and practicing self-care. It's all on this week's WLS News!
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90 Seconds to Success – Getting What You Deserve

Getting What You Deserve. Our founding fathers believed that everyone was entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Yet, so often, we feel that happiness is something we deserve. The truth is, we don't deserve happiness if we act ugly toward others, or treat our bodies poorly. We deserve the consequences of our actions. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson encourages us to earn happiness, and offers some tools for reaching that goal.
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90 Seconds to Success – The Food of Life

The Food of Life. Before weight loss surgery, many of us used food as a distraction from uncomfortable emotions, like fear, anger and resentment. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson encourages viewers to develop a plan and a new set of tools for dealing with life's challenges, or else the food will soon be replaced with another self-destructive pacifier.
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Melting Mama Teaches the Art of Camouflage

How did you celebrate reaching your goal weight? A beach vacation? A new tattoo? Melting Mama wants to know! 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? Click on over to tune in now!
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90 Seconds to Success – Tend to Your Success

Tend to Your Success. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson points out that if we never intended to gain so much weight prior to surgery, how are we going to intend NOT to gain it back after WLS? If we intend to do something, it means we are tending to that matter. Craig reminds us that we must continually tend to our goals if we have the intention of long-term weight loss success.
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90 Seconds to Success – Dial Down the Drama

Dial Down the Drama. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson points out that there’s nothing to be gained by being overly dramatic. We can spin into crisis mode when we allow ourselves to be disproportionately affected by the events of the day or someone else's behavior. Craig reminds us that we can dial down the drama and stay positive by simply sticking to a daily plan for happiness and health.
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90 Seconds to Success – None of Your Business!

None of Your Business! It's inevitable that people are going to talk about you – but what they have to say should be of no real concern to you. In this episode, host Craig Thompson reminds us that your job is to do the right thing, no matter what anyone else thinks, and let other people’s opinions take care of themselves. He encourages viewers to “dance your heart out” without worrying about who is watching.

WLS News – March 20, 2009

Tune into the March 20, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out why obesity is as bad for teens as smoking, and learn about a new seven-step program designed to help overweight children and adolescents get back on track toward a healthy lifestyle. Plus, we'll examine the impact that excess weight can have on your joints and lungs, and explore the connection between obesity and erectile dysfunction. All this plus WLS Journeys host Yvonne McCarthy with the scoop on a special contest for weight loss surgery video bloggers -- all on this week's WLS News!