Category Archives: Weight Loss Surgery

September 9, 2012

The Genesis Experience

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. My patient was 20 months out from surgery and was a success by any measure.  She had lost more than 50% of her excess body weight.  Her high blood pressure and diabetes had resolved.  She went … Continue reading

August 28, 2012

Bootstrap Therapy- Setting Goals After Weight Loss Surgery

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Written by S Bledsoe

  Author: S. DeKeyzer James Just before I went into surgery, I had told everyone that when I had lost enough weight I wanted to go horseback riding.   Well, some ten months and a few weeks have flown by and … Continue reading

August 23, 2012

Weight Loss Surgery Over 60

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. At 66 years old, my patient was in reasonably good health.  Her heart was strong, and her only medical condition was high blood pressure that was well controlled with medicine.  She was, however, over 100 pounds … Continue reading

August 12, 2012

A Painful Reminder

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor Nothing says “summer” like grilling out, a watermelon icing down in the cooler, and a fresh ear of corn.  My oh my, does that sound good!  A couple of weeks ago, that’s exactly what I had on … Continue reading

August 7, 2012

A Healthy Dose of Realism After Weight Loss Surgery

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. Goal setting is important in any endeavor.  If you want to do well in school, you set academic goals for yourself.  If you want to excel athletically, physical goals are attempted.  If you want to have … Continue reading

July 23, 2012

Weight Loss and Environment

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor This week I’m in a different environment . I am: away from home away from my normal routine away from my normal food and drink selections someone else is cooking and preparing someone else is choosing the … Continue reading

July 18, 2012

Plateaus After Weight Loss Surgery

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Written by S Bledsoe

  Author: J. Taylor Weight-loss plateaus  – they are inevitable.  I just happen to have set up camp on one for the past several months. I lost 70 pounds after my bariatric sleeve surgery two years ago; but I plateaued … Continue reading

July 15, 2012

Climbing to the Summit

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Written by S Bledsoe

  Author: S. DeKeyzer James Two days a week I commute back and forth from my home in Arcadia to work in Alexandria, so I’m behind the wheel of my car a good two and half hours early Monday mornings … Continue reading

July 12, 2012

The Paleo Diet

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. Have you ever hit on some information that changes how you act on a daily basis?  Several months ago, a friend of mine introduced me to the Paleo diet (you can follow his blog at www.paleolithicmd.com).  … Continue reading

July 10, 2012

Obsessed With The Scale

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor Be careful of focusing on one absolute number on the scale to determine your weight loss success.  You may be setting yourself up for heartbreak. Before my weight loss surgery, my bariatric surgeon and I determined a … Continue reading

 
 
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