Patient Stories
Patient Stories

Lindsay

Bariatric surgery helped patient take control of her health

Stress, emotional eating and depression added up to weight gain for Lindsay, who at her heaviest was 399 pounds. But in January 2016, she made the decision to take control of her health with exercise and a nutritious diet.

“I had carried more than 100 extra pounds my entire life. I decided that [with this program] I could do it.

Stress, emotional eating and depression added up to weight gain for Lindsay, who at her heaviest was 399 pounds. But in January 2016, she made the decision to take control of her health with exercise and a nutritious diet.

Midway through her weight-loss journey, she got a job as a counselor at the Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness Center. Working with patients helped her explore her own emotional issues surrounding food, and inspired her to pursue bariatric surgery.

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