Our Success Stories
Read about how our patients have changed their lives with bariatric surgery and a new outlook on life.
Like most people considering bariatric surgery, I struggled with my weight for most of my adult life, especially after my children were born. I was on every crazy diet out there. I would lose some but then gain it back plus more. One day my daughter came home from school crying. When I asked her what was wrong she didn’t want to tell me. The kids on her bus were making fun of me and calling me names because I was so fat. She said the kids in her classroom were also making fun of me. For me that was one of the final straws in my decision to get healthier. Read more from Denise
As long as I can remember, I have struggled with my weight. Even as a child it bothered me. I tried many diets over the years, but with little to no success. My blood pressure was rising and my health was declining. The final straw was when I had to buy an even larger dress size than the size 28 I was already wearing. I just couldn’t bring myself to spend more money on bigger and uglier clothes. And I didn’t want to die young. That’s when I decided to investigate bariatric surgery. Read more from Lynda
I grew up in Wisconsin. I was always a bigger kid. Don’t you love the term “husky?” I was always encouraged to bulk up to wrestle and play football. I was the youngest of five brothers so I learned to eat fast so I could get seconds. I always cleaned my plate, there were people starving in this world and I didn’t dare waste food. This started many years of bad eating habits. Read more from Steve