Month: March 2024

When People Treat You Differently After Weight Loss

Weight loss can be life changing. Health problems that have been ailing you can get better or disappear. Clothes start fitting better. Exercise gets easier. By changing one aspect of your life, it can feel like more than the weight you lost has been lifted off your shoulders. One change you may not fully anticipate … Continue reading When People Treat You Differently After Weight Loss

Beauty isn’t Just Skin Deep: Dealing With Excess Skin

After bariatric surgery, almost all patients have some degree of excess skin. This happens because of the quick, dramatic weight loss in the operating room. For many patients, their skin needs time to catch up to the weight loss. Others have excess skin for some time after surgery, especially if their surgical weight loss exceeds … Continue reading Beauty isn’t Just Skin Deep: Dealing With Excess Skin

 

Bariatric Support Group

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.

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