Monday, November 05, 2007

'Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show' Episode 99: Gastric Bypass Surgery Interview With Jimmy Moore's Mom

For the first time ever, you get to hear from my mother

What a treat I have to share with you today in Episode 99 of "The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore." I recently had the opportunity to interview the woman who brought me into this world--my mom, Judiann Crumbley. She and my stepfather met us at the beautiful "Glimpse Of Heaven" cabin in the Smoky Mountains near Pigeon Forge, Tennessee last month and we had a very relaxing week together.

Mom sat down for a conversation with me about her gastric bypass surgery experience since she had the controversial procedure done in December 2003--just one month prior to me going on the Atkins diet. You'll notice my mother is very articulate and didn't mind sharing the good and the not-so-good about her weight loss journey over these past four years.

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Although my mother lost 100 pounds in a little more than a year after having the gastric bypass surgery, everything wasn't a bed of roses for her. She wasn't ready for the transition back to real food and began experiencing some rather painful realities along the way. It's a word to the wise for anyone even thinking about going through this process.

One interesting aspect of the interview is how she said the way carbohydrates impacted her in various ways. She was super-sensitive to sugar and just felt better eating less carbs and more protein. But, as has happened to many weight loss surgery people who get away from the basic tenets of their new lifestyle, you can even gain weight and my mother is no exception. Hear her talk about it and what she KNOWS she needs to do to get back on track again to lose those 10-15 pounds she has put back on.

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Have you considered having gastric bypass or LAP-BAND surgery to help you shed the pounds? Did hearing my mother's story of struggles cause you to take pause and reconsider livin' la vida low-carb? Or perhaps you have already had the surgery and it reminded you of your own negative experiences. Give us your comments and share from what has happened to YOU.

I'm so excited about this coming up Thursday's podcast show because it is a rather unique and monumental occasion in the history of "The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore"--the 100th episode!!! As I previously stated, not many podcast shows last long enough to reach that milestone, but here we are on the verge of hitting the triple digits in shows! WOW, I never would have thought it would last this long. It's a testimony to YOUR FAITHFULNESS and DEDICATION to my mission--educating, encouraging, and and inspiring others to lose weight and get healthy. THANK YOU for all the support you have given me.

To reward you for all that you do, I will have a boatload of some outstanding giveaways, including LOTS of autographed low-carb books from some of your favorite authors, some exciting prizes from a few of my sponsors, and even an exclusive opportunity for some people to be the first to try my new "Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Bar" made with dark chocolate and real raspberry flavor (coming in December!). Tune in on Thursday for details about how YOU can win during my 100th podcast!!! :D

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Blogger JD said...

Your mom made a very reasoned decision to have gastric bypass surgery. From what I have read it is not something to be taken lightly. There is a show on cable that involves a father/son bariatric team. Some of these people's reasons for having the surgery do not seem sound IMO. Heard a story of a person who has gastric bypass, lost a lot of weight, then gained it all back, by eating M&Ms all day. You can defeat gastric bypass.

11/05/2007 10:52 PM  
Blogger Science4u1959 said...

Personally I consider gastric bypasses and lap-bands the epitome of the Calorie Lie. It can easily be completely ineffective and certainly not worth the (many) risks. As with all calorie-lie based pseudo-science "solutions", it's -more than ever- important to make sure that after this extremely invasive procedure the intake of essential lipids, vitamins and other macronutrients is sufficient. Supplementation is a must to ensure robust health.

11/07/2007 10:30 AM  

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