That Body Gave Birth To FIVE KIDS?

by CosMed Clinic Guest Blogger, Michelle Pearl CosMed Guest Blogger and Actual Patient Michelle Pearl I’ve written in the past about how Doctor Quiroz, a thigh lift and body contour specialist surgeon, who meticulously “picked up the slack” for me after I managed to lose almost 150 pounds for the final time. Thanks [...]

By |2017-05-21T19:53:50+00:00November 14th, 2011|After Weight Loss Surgery / Post - Bariatric, Weight Loss & Fitness Tips|Comments Off on That Body Gave Birth To FIVE KIDS?

How Obesity Effects Your Skin… and What you can do to Improve It

Are you following the right skin care regimen for your body type? CosMed's Dermatologist explains how obesity effects skin and extra steps you can take to improve it. By CosMed Clinic's Dr. Alberto de la Fuente An obese person runs the risk of developing skin problems. The bigger a person is, the more [...]

Want to Lose Pounds? Repeat What You Eat

Most thin people share a shocking similarity: they eat the same things everyday by CosMed Clinic Guest Blogger, Michelle Pearl One surprising way that I found to break bad eating habits was to become a creature of habit. Eating predictable, well-planned staples was one of the most unexpected and beneficial lifestyle changes that [...]

Conning Your Cravings: Secret Weapons to Help Keep Sugar Cravings at Bay

Michelle shares her favorite secret weapons to help keep the sugar craving beast at bay. by CosMed Clinic Guest Blogger, Michelle Pearl Have you ever had an all-consuming craving for the Swedish rice porridge Christmas dessert Risgrynsgröt? My guess is that your answer to that would be a big, resounding “No.” This is [...]

By |2017-05-21T19:53:51+00:00September 6th, 2011|Weight Loss & Fitness Tips|Comments Off on Conning Your Cravings: Secret Weapons to Help Keep Sugar Cravings at Bay

Exercise and the Art of Distraction

by CosMed Guest Blogger, Michelle Pearl The art of distraction sometimes is an invaluable tool when you are trying to motivate yourself through exercise. Here are some tricks you might want to try to keep your mind off the activities happening below your neck: Finding it hard to motivate yourself to exercise? Choosing a [...]

By |2017-05-21T19:53:52+00:00August 1st, 2011|Weight Loss & Fitness Tips|Comments Off on Exercise and the Art of Distraction

The Battle with Loose Skin after Weight Loss: Michelle’s Story

We’re touched when patients share their personal experience and success stories with us.  It reflects a trust  our patients have in the care they receive at CosMed Clinic.  Thank you Michelle for allowing us to participate in the final steps of achieving your ideal body and sharing your story with others.   Imagine who you can [...]

By |2017-05-21T19:53:52+00:00July 25th, 2011|After Weight Loss Surgery / Post - Bariatric, Body Contouring / Liposuction, Plastic Surgery in Mexico, Success Stories, Tijuana Medi-Spa, Weight Loss & Fitness Tips|Comments Off on The Battle with Loose Skin after Weight Loss: Michelle’s Story

Exercise: Every Movement Counts

By CosMed Guest Blogger, Michelle Pearl Every movement counts when it comes to burning calories.  Start off small if you need to.  Opt for the stairs instead of the elevator and soon you'll be burning off the calories you ate for breakfast before you know it! The most important thing to keep in mind is [...]

By |2017-05-21T19:53:52+00:00July 14th, 2011|Weight Loss & Fitness Tips|Comments Off on Exercise: Every Movement Counts

Exercise: Why Getting Started Can Seem Like Torture

By Michelle Pearl, CosMed Clinic’s Guest Blogger Exercise can feel overwhelming when you first start. You don’t have any cardio-respiratory endurance, so you get winded easily. And to top it all off, you are probably really uncomfortable in skimpy exercise clothing. How many times have you made a promise to yourself to start [...]

In the Battle of the Bulge-Exercise Your Right to Lose Weight

By Michelle Pearl, CosMed Clinic's Guest Blogger The truth is that exercise and I did not start out as such fast friends. When you are an obese kid, you immediately dislike most physical, “sports-like” activities innately. Being the fat kid brings on a whole fresh set of humiliations when you are always the last one [...]