Before & After Gastric Sleeve with Michael C., losing 106 pounds!

My Struggles With Obesity and Losing Weight Being only 35 years old, I was on a dangerous path and didn’t fully realize it. My weight climbed to 362 pounds, but I’ve been big my entire life – tall and overweight. I was used to being that size. I always excused my weight, figuring I was large becaus...

After WLS, What To Do When Your Mind Is Hungrier Than Your Stomach

Let’s go through a scenario that might sound and ‘feel’ familiar. Scenario of How Your Mind Gets Hu...

10 Simple Ways to Stay On Track During Your Vacation After Bariatric Surgery

One thing that I was always lucky enough to do when I was growing up was going on vacations every ye...
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