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Jordan Hurd’s Story – A breaking point on Obesity!!

By |2020-03-27T19:12:32-05:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: #PROJECTME|Tags: , , , , |

A Breaking Point on Obesity!! The Breaking Point In January 2019, I had reached my breaking point! I was tired of my everyday life causing me so much pain. I knew I literally couldn’t live the way I had been living anymore, I needed a change. On the rare occasion I actually did go out and [...]

The #1 forbidden topic-depression after bariatric surgery

By |2020-03-07T08:38:32-06:00March 7th, 2020|Categories: STAY WOKE!, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The number 1 forbidden topic-Types of depression discovery after bariatric surgery Did you suffer depression after bariatric surgery? Often considered buyers remorse but honestly it is deeper than having done bariatric surgery. Were you told you had to have bariatric surgery to save your life? Or, was bariatric surgery your personal choice to change and better [...]

STAY WOKE! Negative mindset equals Failure in your VSG journey

By |2020-02-07T11:42:33-06:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: STAY WOKE!, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This week on STAY WOKE! STAY WOKE! Have you ever watched a 90's sitcom where they had to make a choice and on one shoulder was the angel and the other the devil? Yes? So put yourself in that same scene with the angel and the devil. VSG or any bariatric surgery is not easy. Bariatric [...]

Life’s Blessings – Are you Selfless or Self Consumed?

By |2018-08-02T22:03:38-05:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Featured, Personal Experiences|Tags: , , |

It has been sometime since I have written in my blog. There is lots going on since meeting weight goal last year. Here are some short updates: Goal weight reached in July of 2017 Skin surgery in December of 2017 Running in the Chicago Marathon in 2018 Life is good I have been humbled recently. I [...]

Weight Loss Surgery Is Not A Shortcut- Highs & Lows Post VSG

By |2017-05-05T13:52:38-05:00May 5th, 2017|Categories: Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , |

The beginning of my weight loss surgery was tough. My mind suffered with my decision to follow through with my weight loss surgery and before I knew it I was on the liquid diet. I thought to myself  what did I get myself into? I blinked and my surgery day arrived. Losing the weight came off [...]

A Bariatric Experience, To Be Or Not To Be Skinny

By |2017-04-08T00:20:21-05:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , |

What am I expecting after weight loss surgery Many patients may think they will come out of surgery looking different. At least this is what I thought. I weighed myself everyday during the liquid diet period. I had lost 20 pounds in 14 days just on the liquid diet. The liquid diet was the toughest part [...]

Battling your mind over food

By |2017-03-20T04:06:04-05:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Are you really hungry? Mind over matter Mind over matter is extremely difficult; a daily challenge. Taste buds have changed and foods once lusted over now taste terrible. A new sensation occurs during weight loss surgery; taste buds become hyper sensitive and may be a side affect from the surgery and one's body changing constantly. Eating [...]

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