rainrain

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About rainrain

  • Rank
    Community Leader
  • Birthday 11/08/1961

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  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    North County Coastal/ San Diego, Ca.

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  • Surgeon
    Dr. Callery
  • Hospital
    Pomerado
  • Height (ft-in)
    5-07
  • Start Weight
    296
  • Current Weight
    175
  • Goal Weight
    165
  • Surgery Date
    12/27/2004

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  1. Did you know there is a foundation dedicated to granting funds to people who may not have coverage? They also help out with plastic surgery. This foundation is 100% volunteers and in only 5 years they have granted 13 surgeries. Check out their website and consider attending this years annual event which happens to be in San Diego this year!!! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wlsfa-california-dreamin-5th-anniversary-fundraiser-tickets-11781236997?ref=ecount To find out about applying for a grant or to get more info on the foundation please check them out here!!! http://www.wlsfa.org/ Some of you may know me as Dr. Callery's support leader. I am also a patient and lifestyle coach! I will be presenting a cooking session which many of you have asked for. The presentation is free for attendees who come to the event. Registration includes 2 full days of classes, sessions, Carnie Wilson presenting an episode of CHOPPED, 2 nights of dinner and dancing...and so much more!!!! Ask me about it, or sign up!! If you register in the next 7 days you will get to be one of the select 20 people who will get to eat the food I prepare!!! Join me!!!
  2. http://youtu.be/T8O5FGiiyVk Be a part of someting big!! http://www.wlsfa.org/chapters/socal-pacific-coast-chapter/special-film-screening-of-all-of-me/
  3. We are looking forward to seeing everyone tonight and excited to have goodie bags from several bariatric products. Come see Dr. Callery and his staff, enjoy healthy snacks while chatting with other patients and get your goodie bag!! RAIN!!
  4. Did you know there are several organizations focused on obesity and weight loss surgery? I belong to several and as time has gone by, I realize somany people are having weight loss surgery with out knowing about these valuable sources. Here is a list of the ones I really like. W.L.S.F.A. (Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America) They fundraise grants for people who do not have insurance. http://www.wlsfa.org/ O.A. C. (Obesity Action Coalition) They focus on obesity advocacy. http://www.obesityaction.org/ Obesity Help (They focus on social and peer support) http://www.obesityhelp.com/ If you are interested in being part of any or all of these wonderful organizations, let me know. They offer, support, education, social events, etc. Rain
  5. I am atttending the conference in Anaheim this week. Is anyone else going?? http://events.obesityhelp.com/agenda/ I am hosting a meet and greet on Thursday! https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/549251225130293/553645784690837/?notif_t=event_mall_reply This organization is the one that featured me to be on their magazine cover!!
  6. wonderful meeting you, cathy..sorry I was so busy with volunteering we didn't get mich time. I will be in Pheonix in July for OAC and Anahien in October. for Obesity Help. Maybe we can spend time then! rain
  7. Boarding pass in hand, finished packing, material for round table ready, volunteer duties assigned, food in the fridge for the family.....on my way and looking forward to meting so many new people and seeing old friends!! Please, Please, if you see me running around, STOP me and say hi, get and give a hug and chat with me!! I am looking forward to putting faces to real bodies. My goal is to make sure everyone is included and always feel they belong in the group!!! Here is my cell number text me and let's make sure to meet up some time this weekend!!! 7605197911 REALLY!!!
  8. Yes, you can come!! You will learn so much about this amazing foundation!! Cathy, take my number and call me when you get there! I am in on WEdnesday and working alot of the event. In fact I am speaking at a round table. I'd love to meet up with you!! Rain 7605197911
  9. Thank you everyone, this is great information!
  10. The issue with me on the cover is out....my story is on page 10 and I wrote an article on "Loving Yourself Healthy" which is on page 44. I hope you enjoy the issue. (the story is also at this link http://www.obesityhelp.com/content/making-rain-right.html )
  11. Happy New Year!! Resolution or Commitment..how will you choose to make the new year healthy???

  12. If you live in San Diego North County area, you can come to our meeting in O'side/ Vista/ Carlsbad area. We meet every 2nd Tuesday. Email me for address. 7-9 p.m. The topic for January 2013 is 'RESOLUTION VS. COMMITMENT....what will your choices for the new year be??? or call me 760-519-7911
  13. Please help me discuss dumping in my new patient pre op classes. There is so much conflicting information on dumping. But happens in the real world is what I want to share with patients. what is your experience. Feel free to explain. Thanks Rain