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Before Lap Band Surgery Forums
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Introductions Just starting the process
04/26/17 06:41 PM by Sandi
Things We Wish We Knew Before Lap Band Surgery FREE TELEPHONE SUPPORT GROUP CALL
03/29/17 02:03 PM by Sandi
Introductions Introduce Yourself with Your Surgery Date
03/29/17 01:47 PM by Sandi
Introductions Who's Having Surgery in February, March or April?
03/18/17 01:29 PM by Sandi
Things We Wish We Knew Before Lap Band Surgery FREE telephone support group call Thursday March 16th at 5PM Pacific
03/13/17 03:42 PM by Sandi
Introductions 17 days to operation
03/13/17 03:39 PM by Sandi
Preparing for Lap Band Surgery Here's a cookbook you can use for the whole family and YOURSELF
02/09/17 06:49 PM by Sandi
Building Your Lap Band Support Team FREE TELEPHONE SUPPORT GROUP CALL SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4TH AT 8AM PACIFIC 11AM EASTERN
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“Re-Booting”: Regain and Plateaus How do you speak to yourself?
05/15/17 05:49 PM by Sandi
Lap Banded Living - Living Life Along the Journey! Is Weight Loss Surgery The Easy Way Out?
05/15/17 02:03 PM by Sandi
Inspiration: Scale and Non-Scale Victories (NSV’s) Share your Non Scale Victories
05/10/17 10:09 PM by Sandi
Lap Banded Living - Living Life Along the Journey! Spend a weekend working on YOU!
05/03/17 06:10 PM by Sandi
Exercise What is your fitness routine?
04/26/17 06:45 PM by Sandi
Lap Band Friendly Food & Recipes Do you plan your meals?
04/26/17 06:43 PM by Sandi
Lap Banded Living - Living Life Along the Journey! Do you live life like a Weight Loss Surgery Patient?
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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


Weight Loss Surgery -- Is It The Easy Way Out?
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
More and more seriously overweight people are turning to weight loss surgery to assist them in taking off and keeping off the excess pounds that are causing or exacerbating other medical conditions and interfering with their quality of life. Many people worry that they will be criticized for taking the easy way out. . . . keep reading

It's The Non-Scale Victories That Keep Me Motivated After WLS Surgery
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I am often asked how I keep doing it after almost 13 years… how do I stay motivated, inspired, and on point? First of all I have to admit I am NOT perfect. I have never been, nor do I ever expect to be PERFECT….. To me perfect means flawless, without fault, quintessential, best, ultimate. I am the best me that I can be each day; however that is not flawless by any means. . . . keep reading

Spending A Weekend Just For YOU Can Lead To Long Term Weight Loss Surgery Success
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I recently returned from a weekend in Tacoma Washington with 16 wonderful women. We laughed, we cried, we painted pictures of Wonder Woman, we walked along the water, we worked hard together, we got fitted for new walking/running shoes together, we ate all of our meals together. . . . keep reading

How Fitness Has Fueled My Long Term Success After Lap Band Surgery
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
It will be 13 years in another month. On 5/28/04 I had weight loss surgery, lap band surgery to be exact. After that my life changed in so many wonderful ways. Making exercise an integral part of my life has been one of them. . . . keep reading

What's On Your Plate - Eating For Long Term Success After Lap Band Surgery
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
When I had surgery almost 13 years ago I progressed from liquids to mushies and then to solids as prescribed by my doctor. Once I was into solids my menu began expanding except for breakfast and lunch. I ate the same breakfast and lunch for 2+ years and boy did I ever get bored with it. I spent untold dollars on" bariatric foods" - pudding mixes, protein bars, and other highly processed items. . . . keep reading

Being Complacent Doesn't Support My Healthy Lifestyle - Long Term Success After Lap Band Surgery
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
One dictionary definition of complacent is: Satisfied with the current situation and unconcerned with changing it, often to the point of smugness. . . . keep reading

How I Put My Support Systems In Place For Long Term Success After Lap Band Surgery
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I had weight loss surgery on May 28, 2004. That is almost 13 years ago. I went into surgery terrified, afraid I would fail at this last-ditch effort to shed some of the 424 pounds I was carrying around that were killing me slowly. I woke up after surgery in pain and still terrified wondering what I had done to myself. . . . keep reading


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