Episode 68: Ever Heard of Carnie Wilson?

Posted by on Mar 4, 2010 in Long Term, Psychological Issues, Reviews

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In Episode 68 we have 120 pins worth of “I Freakin Did It”.  We take a look at depression after weight loss surgery. We talk a little bit about Carnie Wilson, if you haven’t heard the name before – Carnie was one of the first of the modern celebrities to undergo weight loss surgery. And we wrap things up with review on the empire that is .. Diva Taunia.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • This weeks “I Freakin Did It” is Captio2000. He bowled a perfect 300 game!
  • Weight loss surgery can play havoc on your emotions.
  • A 2008 study found the suicide rate in weight loss surgery patients to be 5 times that of the general population.
  • Most people go into surgery with a great attitude about it.
  • After weight loss surgery, reality may not live up to the fantasy and some patients find they are dealing with depression.
  • Depression is a medical issue and there is nothing to be ashamed of if you’re dealing with it.
  • Seek help for depression, do not isolate.
  • If you’re not given information on depression before surgery, ask your doctor for it.
  • Have you ever heard of Carnie Wilson?
  • Carnie Wilson was one of the reasons Lynnda started looking into surgery.
  • Carnie has always been front and center in the weight loss surgery community.
  • She’s also taken a few knocks from the media because of it.
  • Lynnda shares a memory of meeting Carnie Wilson.
  • Recently Carnie Wilson’s new show “Unstapled” was discussed on Diva Taunia’s YouTube channel.
  • We say good luck Carnie, we hope you get all the love and support you need.
  • We do a quick review of the very entertaining Diva Taunia.

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12 Responses to “Episode 68: Ever Heard of Carnie Wilson?”

  1. Decolady says:

    PEEPS!!! LOL!!! They are made right here in Bethlehem, PA!!
    I could hardly concentrate on what you were saying ’cause I was watching the changing Peeps so much!!

  2. T2Nashville says:

    Me, too, Decolady! They kept changing positions, and I kept trying to figure out if they really were Peeps. Oh, Lord, the things I used to do with those little chicks…

  3. LOL. Glad you guys enjoyed the peeps. :-)

    I need to add something about Carnie. So many out there judging her. Shoe needs to be on the other foot. I say wait until you are 7-8 years past surgery before you are even allowed to say anything about her Weight loss surgery.

    Oh…and she is tiny in stature…cause my girl Lynnda is tiny and if Lynnda says she’s tiny..then ya know Carnie’s tiny.

  4. Lisa Hoffman (skinny32) says:

    OMG!!! I laughed so hard when I watched this weeks show I just had to comment about it! The thing you did with the peeps in the background is just toooo funny. I had a good laugh which I greatly needed! I always say if you don’t laugh you’ll cry. Great show! I always look forward to Friday because I know I get to watch you gals! Especially now since I am 4 weeks away from my roux-en-y surgery. I love Carnie Wilson and I agree with Lynnda- she is an inspiration. I was wondering if you ever did a show on what to take in your hospital bag? You have any suggestions what to take/pack? Thanks again for making me laugh every Friday! I feel like your two of my closest friends now!
    Thanks
    Lisa Hoffman (aka Skinny32)

  5. Thanks so much for the review, ladies! I appreciate it and just posted the video on my blog, twitter, you know, the “empire.” lol

    Thanks again!

  6. Awesome segment on Carnie. I think I hold the world record for shortest research time. I saw Carnie on Good Morning America and called for a consult 15 minutes later. Carnie is the reason I got a second chance in life and I so appreciate you guys and everything you said in support of her. I’m a year behind her I think and I am grateful for her getting out there first. Back then there were no support groups, no one had even begun to talk about addiction and things were VERY different then. I didn’t even see another post-op for 3 years after my surgery. It is a totally different world now in post-op land.

    Thanks for the depression segment too. I get a lot of searches on my blog for that very thing. Great job ladies! Smooches, Yvonne

  7. No Peep Hatin' says:

    Toni, Toni, Toni…How could you exploit those peeps? Stop the peep abuse and free Li’l Dee!

  8. No Peep hatin….I’m so sad to tell you…Li’l Dee….didn’t make it. She was viciously attacked by an overweight Chihuahua. The Chihuahua kept muttering something like “You and that damn Rottweiler”….I don’t know…she just went all crazy and stuff. The lhasa-poo did his best to try to save her but to no avail.

  9. I am a Peep abuser. I admit it fully. I blow those suckers up.

  10. No Peep Hatin' says:

    That would explain it. She looks like she ate a giant peep!

  11. Yeah.. Pebbles definitely needs to go on a peep free diet! :-)

  12. YourWLBuddy says:

    Regarding the question about what to take to the hospital: I recommend a pillow for the car ride home. I used mine also as a barrier because I have TWO overweight chihuahuas that don’t understand the words “no, you can’t jump on my stomach.”
    Best Wishes on your journey!
    Debbie

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