Monthly Archives: January 2012

8 Ways To Help Prevent Birth Defects

When you are pregnant, there is a lot to think about and do to get ready for the arrival of your new baby. Some of them are exciting and you look forward to, like decorating a nursery or choosing a … Continue reading

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Part 2: My Gastric Bypass Journey

Click here to read Part 1 of Marie’s story, and how she chose gastric bypass surgery After making the decision that I wanted to pursue gastric bypass surgery, I started jumping through all kinds of hoops to get ready, which is … Continue reading

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My Gastric Bypass Journey

By Marie Silverstein  My name is Marie.  I am 49 years old, 5’5”, and I have been overweight my entire life, or at least it feels that way.   When I got pregnant 24 years ago, I lost whatever hold … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Olga, Cervical Cancer

Just by looking at Olga, you might not guess that she had cancer. When she was diagnosed at age 29 with cervical cancer, she was shocked herself. It was during Olga’s routine yearly gynecologic exam that her doctor first found … Continue reading

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