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Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 9:48 AM

It may be a bit cliché, but what a difference a year makes.Wednesday marked one year since having weight-loss surgery. For many who had gastric-sleeve surgery, like myself, it’s known as a sleeversary.It’s just hard to believe that a year has already passed. It seemed like it was only yesterday that I was making the decision to have weight-loss surgery.Looking back, I know that it was a decision that prolonged my life.

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 6:33 AM


Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 3:36 PM

Annual event includes limited number of mammograms, plus blood chemistry for $30

Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 10:12 AM

New Health Care District administrator introduced at mixer

Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 7:39 AM

“Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight and What We Can Do About It,” by Harriet Brown. Da Capo Press, Boston, 2014. 274 pages. $25.99.

Posted Apr 9, 2015 at 11:01 PM


Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 12:40 PM

Q: My 17-year-old daughter says talking on her cellphone while driving is not a distraction, and I should stop bothering her about it. What do you think?

Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 12:37 PM

Young children are very curious, and unfortunately they don’t always appreciate the potential dangers they may be facing when their curiosity gets the best of them – which is quite often.

Updated Apr 7, 2015 at 7:32 AM

Q. I think my husband has post-traumatic stress disorder, but he refuses to acknowledge it. He was in Iraq, and he’s experienced some stressful events at his job since returning home. He gets angry each time I mention his problems. Please explain...

Updated Apr 3, 2015 at 6:16 AM

Watch any top athlete compete and you can’t help but notice how gracefully they move. They have superb coordination, unbelievable agility, lightning-quick reflexes, and a firm, sculpted body. But strength and grace aren’t qualities that only sports...

Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 9:08 AM

Since having weight-loss surgery, I set many personal goals.My first — and most important — goal was to get off my prescribed medications for high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Mission accomplished.

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