This post is continued from the other day, so if you missed Part 1, make sure you read the beginning of the story to catch up! Up until the birth of my son, my CFS had not affected my weight and I had not noticed any … [Read more...] about Part 2: A Heavy Burden: My Life Long Weight Battle & Effects of CFS
Now that I have lost 40 pounds, I am going to brave it and share a few photos of myself throughout my weight loss journey. I admit that I am a little scared to do this because I know that my before picture is pretty bad and … [Read more...] about Weight Loss Pics: Before and Current For You To View!
I'm excited to announce that I have now lost about 40 pounds since June 20th and I have FINALLY found a diet program that is actually working for me. Ever since my son was born 9 years ago, I have tried NutriSystem, … [Read more...] about Weight Loss Update: 40 Pounds Gone!
Well it looks like the Lap Band Surgery is no longer an option for me. After calling the local weight loss clinic that does this surgery, they said that my insurance will not pay for the surgery at this point because: a) My … [Read more...] about Lap Band Surgery: Not Overweight Or Unhealthy Enough
My insurance company says that they will cover Lap Band Surgery if it is considered medically necessary. Instead of calling the doctor, I just went ahead and called the insurance company. My next move will be to see if any of … [Read more...] about Called Insurance About Lap Band Surgery…
I have been having an extremely difficult time with my weight issues. I had joined L.A. Weight Loss the end of last June with high expectations. I did have weight loss - about 20 pounds total. It's just that I stopped … [Read more...] about My Struggle with Weight Loss
The FDA has approved a new weight loss drug for over-the-counter purchase - Orlistat. Orlistat has been available in a prescription form (called Xenical) since 1999. Orlistat will be the first FDA approved weight loss … [Read more...] about New Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Drug Approved by FDA
Avoid negative thinking and keep a positive focus. Make it a goal to erase any negative thoughts that you get. Negative thoughts only weaken your focus and lowers your self-esteem. Make a list of your short-term goals … [Read more...] about Short-Term Goals For Weight Loss – Part 2
A safe and healthy weight loss is losing 1 - 2 pounds a week. Some of us, well, it is even less than that! Especially if you have health issues. Your weight loss should happen slowly and steadily in order for you to keep … [Read more...] about Short-Term Goals for Weight Loss – Part 1
Over the past year, despite warnings to the nation, obesity rates continued to climb in 31 states. A new obesity drug may be made available over the counter to help bring these numbers down. A low-dose of orlistat, which … [Read more...] about Over-the-Counter Obesity Drug