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Obesity Surgery Forum Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Forum.

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The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

Spark Your Motivation with SparkTeams

If you've joined a SparkTeam and want to become an active member of the Team, but aren't sure where to begin, then this guide is for you! We'll explain the SparkTeam basics so you can get the most out of your SparkTeam experience. Fi...  Read more

Research Study Recommends SparkPeople

These days, it's not uncommon for people to make decisions that affect their health based on information that they find on the Internet. But can you trust the weight loss advice you find on Internet message boards? When it comes to weight loss, a...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

A Guide to Posting in SparkTeams & Message Boards

SparkPeople has a wide variety of resources to help you reach your health and fitness goals. Finding support from others who share common experiences and goals can be an important part of your success. The Community Message Boards and SparkTeams are...  Read more

facing back surgery
Updated 7/22/2015 10:08:38 AM

I am having a hard time controlling my calories with this pain and worry. Have had to give up all my favorite activities like Zumba and yoga. Could use a kind word to help me stay motivated....  Read more

How was your diet after surgery, like 6 months out
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How was your diet after surgery, like 6 months out, were there certain foods you were not ALLOWED to eat? so many Questions!...  Read more

Clawing back from surgery. Still hurts to walk but
Updated 7/18/2015 11:19:05 AM

Clawing back from surgery. Still hurts to walk but wearing fitbit to try and get more steps in. Feel like I've regressed a lot in many areas. Small obtainable daily goals,are my starting point. Trying to be patient with myself but ......  Read more

Yep depends on the surgery. Generally you should b
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Yep depends on the surgery. Generally you should be able to walk a bit further each day. And take your pain meds.....you will be much worse off if you don't take them and as a result refrain from moving (not assuming this is you, just spkng from exp)...  Read more

Workout after surgery.... I had surgery 1 week ago
Updated 7/18/2015 8:59:12 PM

Workout after surgery.... I had surgery 1 week ago and just went for a 15 minute walk around the neighborhood..... How long did it take to get back to normal????...  Read more

Shape Shifters Daily Diary

My Shape Shifting SparkTeam includes a Shape Shifter's Daily Diary forum thread, where team members can post daily Challenges, Intentions, Triumphs and Makeovers.http://teams.sparkpeople.com/sha
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What it takes!!!

It takes getting sick and tired too many times to make me get back on track....  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Quick Links: New Year News Roundup

Here's a quick roundup of the top health stories of the week. Some are serious, some are interesting, and some are just plain weird! Top Medical Breakthroughs of 2008Obama's SparkStreak Weight Loss Surgery Reverses Diabetes in TeensDrug Makers Volunt...  Read more

Could Your Weight-Loss Expenses Be Tax Deductible?

Obesity and its medical complications are an expensive problem in the United States. Because the costs continue to rise, the government is offering tax incentives to entice people to lose weight. At this time of year when you're thinking about impr...  Read more