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90 Seconds to Success – Which Life are you Living?

Which Life are you Living? In Greek, there are at least two words for "life": bios means your physical existence, whereas zoe means vitality--the true fullness of life. Although your doctor was more concerned with your bios and extending your physical life, in this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson encourages us to focus on the zoe--to have a relentlessly positive attitude and embrace the opportunity to finally enjoy life to the full.
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90 Seconds to Success – Are You Standing Still?

Are You Standing Still? The first several months after weight loss surgery are an exciting ride. You're out shopping for new clothes, you're sharing your newfound wisdom on the support blogs, and you are generally totally enamored with your new body and new life. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson reminds us that while good things are happening on the outside, we still need to pay attention to what’s happening on the inside if we want to achieve lasting success post-op.
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90 Seconds to Success – In Search of Serenity

In Search of Serenity. If you have ever met someone who has been in a 12-step program--or just someone who has been around the block a few times--you may have heard them recite the Serenity Prayer. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson breaks down this short prayer to demonstrate the power of asking for help in times of need, accepting those things that are beyond our control, and being courageous in the face of life's trials.

WLS News – February 13, 2009

Tune into the February 13, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out whether chili peppers hold the key to weight loss, learn how growth hormones might benefit post-op WLS patients, and discover whether our current recession is causing people to pack on the pounds. Plus, we'll show you a new online program exclusively for Lap-Band patients, and highlight a great Website for weight loss surgery support. We've got the scoop on all these stories and more this week on WLS News!
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90 Seconds to Success – Modeling Excellence

Modeling Excellence. Like it or not, people will be watching you closely after you have weight loss surgery. They want to know whether you will really lose weight, whether your personality will change, and whether the decision to have surgery will bring out the best--or the worst--in you. The fact is that after surgery, you become a living, breathing example of what a post-op WLS patient looks like. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson encourages us to be mindful of what others will see, and take the opportunity to model excellence as we step into a healthy new life after WLS.
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90 Seconds to Success – The Next 24 Hours

The Next 24 Hours. Some people expect weight loss surgery to be a super-cure for obesity that makes the pounds magically melt away. Although surgery is a powerful tool, you still need to work a daily plan to achieve long-term health and well-being. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson encourages viewers to focus on doing the right thing for the next 24 hours. Without having a plan and working a plan, you will end up making choices based on your emotions and can fall victim to bad decisions.
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90 Seconds to Success – Resisting Resentment

Resisting Resentment. In today's episode, host Craig Thompson cautions viewers not to take out feelings of anger and resentment on the people closest to them. Although we may want to point the finger of blame for all the things we missed when we were obese, we shouldn't destroy the relationships we have today because we are still hurting about the past. Craig encourages viewers to take an inventory of their feelings, and work on continual self-improvement to find a sense of peace.