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Microneedling with SkinPen

Microneedling is a procedure that creates micro “injuries” in the skin to activate your body’s natural healing power to increase collagen and elastin.
Sep 12th, 2023

Cucumber Salad

This is a classic favorite! Bring to any summer gathering or party and have it be an instant success!
Jul 27th, 2023

Wegovy is here!

We are so excited to tell you what we love about Wegovy, the newest anti-obesity medication available!
Mar 1st, 2023

Quick Chicken Piccata with Spinach

The best part is this dish is created in one pan and it takes less than 30 mins. We suggest serving it with sauteed spinach on the side. You can use chicken breast or thighs.
Jan 20th, 2023

Celebrating our patient, Ruotong!

Today, we're celebrating our patient, Ruotong, who has lost 37 pounds with Sound Medical Weight Loss! Read on for more details on his great success.
Nov 3rd, 2022

Alex's Story of Success

Today, we're celebrating our patient, Alex, who lost over 65 pounds and 60% of his body fat with Sound Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetics!
Aug 10th, 2022

Memory, muscle recovery & DHEA

Dr. Christine James talks about DHEA levels, which naturally drop off after age 30, affecting brain health, muscle recovery, mood, weight, and more. She also talks about our new supplement, So Young, specifically designed to help!
Jun 14th, 2022

Our version of "Spring Cleaning"

One of our favorite things to do in April is a full Spring cleaning. Take some time this month to evaluate which aspects of your life may need clearing and decluttering -- physical, mental or emotional.
Mar 23rd, 2022

New Year, New Skin (Routine)

Are you overwhelmed with your skin care routine or worse -- don't know where to start? Today's blog post goes through a simple, effective five-step skincare routine that will have you looking and feeling your best!
Jan 11th, 2022

Patrick's Story of Success

Today, we're featuring a special Sound Medical Weight Loss patient, Patrick. Patrick has lost over 35 pounds with Sound Medical Weight Loss, and completely changed his mindset, habits, and self-care routines for good.
Dec 22nd, 2021

Why Sound Supplements?

Dr. Christine James of Sound Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetics introduces our new line of precision supplements, Sound Supplements.
Nov 9th, 2021

New in Sound Supplements

We're thrilled to share two new products added to our new precision supplement line, Sound Supplements: So B It and So B-Complex.⠀ Our sold-out bestsellers, So Gutsy Lean and So Clean, are also now back in stock! Call us or stop by to purchase.
Oct 29th, 2021

The Power of 'I deserve'

One of the biggest changes our patients notice during their journey with Sound Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetics is a mindset shift. Even while patients’ bodies are changing, often their biggest change is internal – in patients’ perception of themselves.
Sep 7th, 2021

Resting Heart Rate

We've talked about goal-setting and how important it is to choose the right goals for your health and/or weight loss journey. We wanted to share an example that hits home for many patients, improving your resting heart rate.
Jul 1st, 2021

Are you setting the RIGHT goals?

Choosing the right goal is not only helpful in terms of knowing what direction you’re headed and how to get there. Your goal is also a critical component of whether you’ll stick with a new habit or lose motivation altogether.
May 26th, 2021


Sometimes we NEED to set boundaries with others. While external support is helpful during a weight loss journey, there are certain times and/or relationships that can become counterproductive to our success. That's when boundaries become critical.
Apr 20th, 2021


I admit...Sometimes my goals and behaviors don’t align. There are times when, despite my best intentions, I do things that go against my daily, monthly or annual goals. Does this ever happen to you?
Apr 1st, 2021

BMI Flaws

Why BMI measurements alone are flawed
Mar 18th, 2021

When to Weigh In

Your weight can be a powerful data point in your health and weight loss journey, but it can also sometimes be misleading, distracting, and detrimental to the journey altogether. Read on for tips for when to weigh yourself.
Mar 9th, 2021


Learn here how improving your self-confidence will help your weight loss journey.
Sep 24th, 2020

Botox vs. Fillers

Read here on the differences and FAQ regarding both Botox and Filler
Sep 17th, 2020

Hydroquinone: Dark Spots

Let's talk about dark spots and hydroquinone (the most common ingredient to address dark spots). Review the products we most recommend to reverse the clock!
Sep 10th, 2020

Hiker's Tantrum

How to stop, reflect and think about what we can do for ourselves in times of need
Aug 12th, 2020


What to do when we fall off track? Read here on the importance of personal accountability and how we can shift our focus from guilt to future success.
Aug 6th, 2020

Debunking Skin Care Myths

Can you distinguish fact from fiction when it comes to your skin?  Today’s blog post examines commonly-held skincare myths and gives you the scoop on how best to care for the body’s biggest organ!
Jul 29th, 2020

Holistic Wellness

Click here to learn about holistic centered care and how we apply this at Sound Medical Weight Loss
Jul 9th, 2020

Racheal's Story of Success

Read here on Racheal's inspirational health journey and what she has learned as a patient of Sound Medical Weight Loss!
Jun 24th, 2020

Making Your Goals Stick

If you've ever wondered why our goals are fleeting, learn here how to change your goal setting patterns to achieve your goals realistically!
Jun 17th, 2020

Five Stages of Grief

We may be collectively going through the five stages of grief right now. Click here to learn about the stages and how you can best love yourself and others.
Jun 5th, 2020

Virtual Book Club

Click here for information on our exciting virtual book club!
May 18th, 2020

At-Home Workout: Planks

Click here to learn more about the benefits of planks and how you can incorporate these exercises into your daily fitness regime.
May 11th, 2020

COVID-19 and Obesity

Did you know that if you are obese (BMI of 30 or greater) and get COVID-19, you are more likely to die from the virus than if you have heart failure, chronic lung disease, or cancer? Click here for more important information from Dr. James.
May 5th, 2020

Unconditional Self-Acceptance

Learn about how the act of accepting yourself exactly for who you are can help give you grace, compassion and understanding for every personal journey in life. 
Apr 27th, 2020

Stress and Your Weight

Click here to read about how stress has a marked impact on weight gain and some things you can do to counteract the stress you’re experiencing at this time.
Apr 17th, 2020

Eating during COVID-19

Are you struggling to stay on track with your diet during COVID-19? If so, please click here to read about tips and tricks for how to mindfully make good food choices.
Apr 14th, 2020

At-Home Workout Roundup

Today’s blog post rounds up our favorite options for at-home workouts that will help keep you motivated, on track, and maintaining a sense of joy in movement.
Apr 10th, 2020


Do you spend little or no time in your day meeting your own needs?  Do you lose sight of what your needs truly are? If so, self-care should make its way to the absolute top of your priority list!
Mar 4th, 2020

Emotional Eating

Stumped about emotional eating? Click here for how to identify if emotional eating is something that you have struggled with.
Feb 25th, 2020

The Beauty of Rain

What can we do about inner critical voices to stop the cycle of self-shame and self-blame in its tracks? Learn how here!
Feb 18th, 2020

Find your personal Mantra

Having a personal Mantra is a powerful way to remind yourself what you're capable of, how far you've come and how strong you are - click here to learn more!
Feb 11th, 2020

Focus on the Inputs

How output goals differ from input goals and why each are important for your success
Feb 4th, 2020

Sound Medical Weight Loss

See how Sound Medical Weight Loss addresses the impact of obesity using a comprehensive weight loss program featuring real food for sustainable results.
Jul 31st, 2019

When Are Appetite Suppressants Useful?

If you’ve tried to lose weight on your own without success, a medically supervised weight loss program may be what you need -- and medications may help.
Mar 26th, 2019

Holiday Eating Guide: 6 Tips to Avoid Social Pressure

Staying on a healthy eating plan is challenging enough during the holidays, not to mention the added pressure from well-meaning friends and family. These 6 empowering tips can help you keep both your relationships and your body healthy this holiday season.
Nov 21st, 2018

Chocolate Orange Bark

Super easy and absolutely delicious! Plus! So many variations with this recipe!
Jan 30th, 2023

What does your heart look like?

Do you ever wonder what your heart looks like inside? There are several ways to see, or “image”, your heart, to assess your risks of heart disease.
Jan 30th, 2023


Realign with your heart's desire to reach your health goals this March with Dr. James and Sarah Eno
Jan 30th, 2023

Why Garlic Adds More Than Flavor

A new study indicates that garlic extract may be beneficial for thrombosis (blood clots), atherosclerosis (vessel disease), cholesterol and inflammation.
Jan 4th, 2020

New Clinic Now Open

On August 27, 2018, Sound Medical Weight Loss opens doors to transformation in Kirkland's Juanita Village.
Oct 9th, 2018

Exercise Tip: 3 Easy Indoor Exercises

Here are 3 easy indoor exercises that will help you burn calories, strengthen your muscles, stay limber, and keep moving. They’re easy enough to do anywhere — so no excuses!
Jun 19th, 2018

Exercise Tip: Hit the Floor!

Getting started on an exercise routine doesn't have to require a gym membership or expensive equipment. Here are 3 basic movements you can start today with nothing but your own body and a small space in your home.
Jun 19th, 2018

How to Set Effective Goals

Setting effective goals is essential for success. But HOW you set goals determines whether you are poised for achievement or frustration. In Harvard Business School report “Goals Gone Wild,” authors conclude that...
Jun 19th, 2018

5 Steps to Clear Negativity

Negative emotions are toxic to your system. They wreak havoc in your body, triggering a steady drip of damaging neurochemicals. They hijack your ability to think rationally, and ambush your self-esteem
Jun 19th, 2018

5 Steps to More Positive Emotions

Emotional states are like weather patterns. Think of it this way: Negative emotions are like passing storms. Positive emotions are like sunlight that you can collect and store within your system in much the way solar panels store the sun’s energy.
Jun 19th, 2018

Exercise Tip: The Benefits of Gym Membership

Benefits of Gym Membership: For weight loss, knowledge is power. In addition to a healthy eating plan, exercise is essential. While you can manage to build an effective exercise routine at home, there are multiple benefits to going to the gym.
Jun 19th, 2018

Trust Your Gut

The bacteria in your gut helps you digest food and enables you to absorb vital nutrients. One study observed that the gut microbes in genetically obese mice have a greater capacity to harvest and store energy (calories) from the diet.
Jun 19th, 2018