Stress is a funny thing. It enters our lives through difficult situations, and then it makes life even more difficult. When you’re on a weight loss journey, stress happens. You may struggle to keep up with your new healthy habits. Loved ones may criticize you for going about this the “wrong way.” You may even … Continue reading Understanding How Stress Interferes with Weight Loss
You’ve finally done it: you reached your goal weight! So… Now what? Once you’ve reached your weight loss goal, you may feel like you’re done. However, it’s important to continue the healthy habits you started and to avoid falling back into unhealthy routines. Here’s what I recommend: Start Moving More As you gain strength and … Continue reading How to Keep the Weight Off After Significant Weight Loss
Dr. Hodges highly recommends patients attend monthly support group meetings. The meetings are led by Dr. Collins Hodges, both a licensed clinical psychologist and someone who has had bariatric surgery himself. The support groups are offered on the first Monday of every month from 6:30pm – 7:15pm CST via an online GoToMeeting. The meetings are open to the public, and there is no charge to attend.