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One Year After Bariatric Surgery: Photo Shoot With April At The Gym

April Photo Shoot

Here’s the last video from the St.Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence “now” photo shoot with April working out at the gym. We couldn’t be happier about the continued success of our weight loss surgery patients. It’s still a journey, but they’re certainly all well on their way to healthier, more active lives. Continue reading

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Taking the Stairs is Significantly Easier After Weight Loss

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Excess weight can make normal tasks like taking stairs extremely difficult. But at the St.Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence, we’re in the business of helping people reclaim their bodies and their lives. Watch here as April discusses her exercise routines and find out how she feeling about her new found strength.

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Spouse’s Positive Support and Encouragement Follow Bariatric Surgery

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April updates us on how she’s been feeling and what she’s been up to. She also gives us a chance to hear what her husband has to say about the changes he’s noticed. Continue reading

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Catching Up with April

April’s truly embraced the life changes that come along with weight loss surgery. She’s focused on getting healthy—not on losing weight. I know it may seem backwards—because who gets weight loss surgery if the goal isn’t to lose weight? Continue reading

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April Shows Off Her New Shoes

April shows off her new shoes

After losing 40 pounds, April’s decided that she’s not going to weigh herself every day. Find out why and see her show off her new favorite pair of shoes.

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What’s It Really Like to Have Bariatric Surgery?

For those of you who have recently joined us, it may interest you to know why we’ve included these patient journeys here on MyBrandNewLife.org. Our reasoning is pretty simple. We think it’s important for everyone to recognize that when you have bariatric surgery, the before and after photos will never do your experience justice. As we know here at St.Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence—and as you’re hopefully learning—bariatric surgery is a tool, not a quick fix. And we can see that clearly as we watch the progress of April, Bruce, … Continue reading

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April Discusses New Routines and Old Expectations

April discusses new routines and old expectations

April shares her experiences with a smaller stomach, and how she’s adapting to her new life.

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April Post-Surgery

April post-surgery

April reflects on her surgery and recovery experience. And although she’s faced her share of challenges, she’s thrilled with the weight loss and the extra energy.

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My Brand New Life: Introductions

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See the patients at their beginning, and follow their journeys here at MyBrandNewLife.org.

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What’s on TV

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Watch the TV spot for the St.Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence. Featuring three of our patients, April, Bruce, and Kathy, at St.Vincent we couldn’t be more proud of their hard work.

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