Living with obesity is a difficult experience. And finding obesity help is a world-wide need. The World Health Organization (WHO) considers anyone with a BMI over 30 to be obese and a BMI over 40 to be severely obese. That’s about 13% of the world’s total population according to WHO. Consequently, it’s important that we […]
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Weight Loss? Cognitive behavioral therapy for weight loss, also known as CBT for weight loss, is a merger of behavioral therapy and cognitive therapy. The therapy focuses on the role that thoughts and perceptions play in determining how we feel and what we do. Cognitive behavioral therapy maintains that our behaviors […]
When I decided to have obesity weight loss surgery, I gave quite a bit of thought to post surgery scarring. Many of the scars would be easily noticed. They would lighten over time, but I was not sure if I would be comfortable with that. The final answer was yes, and I found that there are […]
One-third of adults in the United States are obese and projections for the year 2030 show that number will rise to forty-two percent. Morbid obesity will have doubled by the same year, and eleven percent of the population will be one hundred or more pounds over their ideal body weight. Obesity in America is an […]
My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
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