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Obesity Surgery Forum Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Forum.

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

Hi I had VSG surgery on 7/21/15. It was not an ea

Hi I had VSG surgery on 7/21/15. It was not an easy process but for me it has been worth it. I have had some early success with my weight loss. I feel better than I have in a long time....  Read more

Just started tracking seriously since my surgery 3
Updated 11/24/2015 1:42:26 AM

Just started tracking seriously since my surgery 3 months ago. Will see how much this helps. Have to go back to doctor on Dec. 4th. Had lost 44.5 pounds last Friday. So it will 2 weeks to the day. Would love to hit the 50 pound mark before Christmas!...  Read more

I am having the Gastric Sleeve surgery on 12/14, I
Updated 11/26/2015 10:26:32 AM

I am having the Gastric Sleeve surgery on 12/14, I would love to find friends that are having or have had the procedure....  Read more

Best exercises for back problems/surgery
Updated 11/24/2015 10:56:52 PM

I have had 2 back surgeries so getting on the floor and doing traditional crunches /situps are out of the question. Any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated....  Read more

Ever since my husbands surgery on tuesday i have b
Updated 11/21/2015 10:32:56 PM

Ever since my husbands surgery on tuesday i have been over eating like crazy. I just cant seem to stop and i have no idea why..i knoe ive gained..i can feel it. I dont want to gain more but idk what to do to stop :( he still has another week at home...  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.
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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