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Weight Loss Surgery Is, or Is Not, The Easy Way Out
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
Today I am reprinting a blog I wrote back at least 6 years ago - Is Weight Loss Surgery The Easy Way Out? I get angry every time a "newbie" tells me that folks are saying they took the easy way out by having surgery. . . . keep reading

Preparing For Lap Band surgery -- What To Have On Hand.
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I often get hung up in the details of things, planning to the nth degree, but somehow, even after attending support groups before surgery, and following my doctor's instructions, I still did not have everything I needed in the house for right after my Lap Band® surgery. I had tried many and decided on one protein drink, had some soups and some sugar free jello, but that was about it. . . . keep reading

Long Term Success After Weight Loss Surgery - Removing The Obstacles In The Way - The Power of You
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
So you decided to have weight loss surgery. You go through whatever pre-op program your insurance company or your doctor requires of you. Now it's time, the day has arrived and your mind is spinning in so many directions, the thoughts just keep coming one after another: . . . keep reading

New 15 Year Study Proves That Gastric Band Surgery Is Effective
By: Joe Bragg
Because obesity is a chronic disease, any proposed obesity treatment should be expected to demonstrate long-term durability to be considered effective. Yet for bariatric surgery, few long-term weight loss data are available. . . . keep reading

Obesity As A Disease - One Doctor's Take
By: Dr. Yoni Freedhoff
In his June 24th, 2013 Blog post on Weighty Matters, Dr. Yoni Freedhoff comments on the American Medical Association's declaration that obesity is a disease. He makes some great points. What do you think? Here is what Dr. Freedhoff has to say: . . . keep reading


Long Term Lap Band Success - Some of Why I Exercise Besides Losing Weight
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
For the last few days I have been wondering what I was going to blog about. This morning, it hit me when I was searching the internet for some information around exercise to share with our Weekly Weigh-In Groups. Lifehacker has a great article, with links to other articles talking about the Top Ten Reasons To Exercise Besides Losing Weight. . . . keep reading

How To Love Yourself In Three Simple Steps - Say What?
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
As I thought about what I wanted to share with you all today I was at a loss. I just spent a wonderful weekend with 20 women all working on themselves and putting their authentic selves out on the line for everyone to see and hear. It was amazing; incredible doesn't even begin to describe the positive energy generated by this group. . . . keep reading

Water, Water Everywhere - Staying Hydrated For Long Term Weight Loss Surgery Success
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
Here I am almost 12 years post-op Lap Band Surgery and I still have to track my water every single day. • Why? • What happens if I don't track? • Isn't tracking a huge pain in the butt? . . . keep reading

Pushing Through The Hard Parts For Long Term Lap Band Success
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
It's been tough getting out of bed this week for some reason. I am awake at 4:30 am, that's not the problem. I just want to sleep more and I can't. Probably still on vacation time. Oh well, there will be another vacation soon, please! . . . keep reading

How A Change of Perspective Can Create The Success You Seek After Weight Loss Surgery
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I thought about what I wanted to talk about today in my blog/article and realized I wanted to share some of the paradigm shifts, some of the changes in perspective I have been undergoing for the past 11+ years as I traversed my journey from 424 pounds to 154 pounds. . . . keep reading

Enjoying Life After Lap Band Surgery
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I spent the last week on the Big Island of Hawaii. I am fortunate that we were able to go there for a vacation. My week just reinforced for me how right having weight loss surgery, following the rules so I could lose the weight and get my body into great physical shape was. . . . keep reading

Success After Weight Loss Surgery - Eat This, Not That!
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I am comfortable having fun in my kitchen and creating swaps that please my palette and my waistline both. It is possible. Here are a few quick and easy swaps that, if you haven't yet, you must try if you want to enjoy tasty food and your favorite investment denim: . . . keep reading


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