This session was on Friday, August 16th and was lead by Eliza Kingsford, MA, LPC, Clinical Director of Wellspring Health. She’s also been featured on Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil (whoa). First I want to say this session was totally not about what I thought it was about. But…it was awesome. She started by telling us about the National Weight …Read More »
Tag Archives: YWM 2013
The Science Behind Will Power – Session Notes from OAC Your Weight Matters (#YWM2013) Convention
This post is a summary of a session at the OAC “Your Weight Matters” Convention in 2013. The session was led by Dr. Sean G. Connolly, a psychologist in private practice who is studying the oft misinterpreted concept of will power. Dr. Connelly is based in San Antonio, TX for the past 30 years and for the past 10 has …Read More »
Your All-Access Pass to OAC “Your Weight Matters” (#YWM2013) General Sessions!
I think I’ve decided I’m going to cover each session I attended as a separate blog post because there’s just too much information to try to fit it into daily recaps. But I wanted to start off to linking you all to the general sessions that were web-casted live during the convention. These were powerful sessions that went into subjects that …Read More »
Pregnancy & Weight-Loss Surgery: Information from OAC “Your Weight Matters (#YWM2013) Convention”
One of the cool parts about the Obesity Action Coalition’s convention was sessions called “Lunch with an Expert.” These were table discussions where you could ask an expert in certain fields direct questions about their expertise. Since you guys sent me to this conference, I tried to pick lunches that addressed some of the questions I get from you guys. …Read More »
OAC "Your Weight Matters" (#YWM2013) Recap – August 15, 2013
Today’s recap is not that eventful. I took two planes. I did NOT take Spirit Airlines which means the planes got where they were supposed to go when they were supposed to get there. Yay! Upon arriving in Arizona, I had three thoughts: Damn, it’s hot! This landscape is gorgeous! I am about to be among “my people!” And I …Read More »
Bariatric Foodie goes to the Obesity Action Coalition “Your Weight Matters” Conference!
Don’t worry, I’ve left behind some good recipes to tide you guys over while I’m gone. But then I won’t really be “gone.” I’ll just be busy blogging for you guys at the Obesity Action Coalition “Your Weight Matters” Conference in Phoenix, Arizona! I wanted to let you all know my (tentative) plan for how I’m going to communicate with …Read More »
OAC “Your Weight Matters” (#YWM2013) Conference Recap: Friday!
WARNING: There’s a lot to cover so this post is going to be LONG. Many of you got the moment-to-moment on Facebook and Twitter, but I wanted to give you a more in-depth look at what I did today! Meals Let’s start there because that’s pretty straight-forward. So far, OAC has been doing an excellent job of giving us healthy …Read More »