• Nichole Deal

    bariatrics

    10/30/2018

    When a doctor warned her that obesity would cut her life short, Nichole Deal got serious about changing her life for good. Now she's nearly 100 pounds lighter and the future looks brighter than ever.

  • Steve Scholar

    bariatrics

    02/13/2018

    Being 420 pounds dictated everything in my life. I wore the same pair of size-60 dress pants to work every day and arrived early to meetings so I could scope out where to sit. It was so embarrassing. I was suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea. When my knee went out, my doctor refused to do knee replacement surgery; he said because of my weight, the replacement wouldn’t last. Finally, I decided I had to do something.

  • Kristi Parker

    bariatrics

    02/13/2018

    My early 20s were spent battling eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. Then, after my second daughter was born, my metabolism changed and it was a lot harder to shed the weight. I hated having my picture taken until I realized I was taking myself out of my kids’ memories.