Thanksgiving is one of the most challenging holidays for people who are trying to lose weight and post surgery patients.

Remember, the true meaning of Thanksgiving is recognizing all we have to be grateful for, family, friends and home.

There are ways to make Thanksgiving dinners that do not sabatage your weight loss goals.Try Cooking Light or Eating Well magasines. The November issues have lots of great recipes. Make it fun to try something new that you wont feel guilty about. Your guests will appreciate it too.