Tag Archives: Kathy

One Step at a Time, to the Finish Line

Carmel Marathon

April 21, 2012 marked one more milestone for many of our patients. Check out their pride and excitement after finishing the Carmel Marathon 8K. Continue reading

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One Year After Bariatric Surgery: Behind The Scenes of Kathy’s Photo Shoot

Photo Shoot with Kathy

Last week we had a photo shoot with Kathy, April, and Bruce to capture some “now” photos. This video here gives a little peek behind the scenes of what the photo shoot was like for Kathy. Enjoy!
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Fitting into a Small After Bariatric Surgery

Ive never fit into a small before

Weight loss surgery is a tool, and that the weight loss is a process that looks a little different for everyone. Kathy’s just about five pounds away from her final weight loss goal. And as you can see in this video, she’s awfully happy about it–and she looks fantastic! She’s thrilled about fitting into a small and the new life she’s tapped into after having bariatric surgery at the Carmel, Indiana St.Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence.

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Catching Up with Kathy

Just the other day I got to catch up with Kathy. And let me tell you something, she looks absolutely incredible! It’s the best part of my job at the St.Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence—seeing that enormous look-at-me smile on the face of one of our patients. Like I keep saying, weight loss surgery isn’t an easy fix. But the work pays off, and it’s something our patients can be really proud of. Anyway, it was great to be able to sit down with Kathy and reflect on the changes … Continue reading

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Kathy’s New Outfit

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There’s plenty to be excited about after having weight loss surgery. But we know that shopping for and wearing new clothes is one of the top experiences that many of our patients like to talk about. Here Kathy shows off one of these new outfits—and her smile.

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Kathy Shares about Life after Surgery

kathy shares about life after surgery

Having a good support system can make a significant difference for anyone trying to lose weight. Here we get to see part of Kathy’s support network as a friend and coworker asks her questions about what life is like post-surgery.

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Shopping After Bariatric Surgery

Shopping after bariatric surgery

Going shopping after bariatric surgery can be a lot of fun—and for a lot of reasons. It’s not only about fitting into smaller sizes—it’s about not needing that afternoon nap, too. Kathy shares her own shopping experience along with the progress of her weight loss journey.

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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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Kathy Recounts Pre-Surgery Struggles and Recent Improvements

Kathy recounts pre-surgery struggles and recent improvements

Kathy tells us about what life was like for her before having bariatric surgery, and shares her excitement about what it is like now.

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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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