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Looking Forward

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One of the many exciting parts about bariatric surgery is being able to do new things–or often things that you’ve always loved and just haven’t been able to do for awhile. Here Scott tells us about what his plans are for the upcoming months and how happy he is that he opted to have weight loss surgery at the St.Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence. Continue reading

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From Nine Medications to One Pill a Day

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Scott shares about how he’s been able to cut back from taking nine different medications every day to single pill after having bariatric surgery at the St.Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence. Continue reading

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Six Months Out and One Hundred Pounds Down

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Scott Says the Greatest Thing in the World is the Energy

Scott says the greatest thing in the world is the energy

Of all the benefits that come along with weight loss surgery, Scott says that the greatest thing in the world is the energy. See what else he has to say and how much further he has to go.

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What’s It Like as a Teacher to have Weight Loss Surgery?

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As a fifth grade teacher Scott may doubt that his young students notice—or pay much attention to—his weight loss. But even if they don’t see the difference in his weight, they are certainly benefiting from his newfound energy and positive example of a healthy lifestyle. While there are plenty of initiatives that raise awareness to fight childhood obesity, I can’t help but think that what young people really need to see are healthy adults. Schools seem to spend so much time teaching students to be healthy and to make good … Continue reading

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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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Scott Talks about Tennis and Eating

Scott talks about tennis and eating

Scott’s playing tennis again with his friends, and is learning about and adjusting to new eating habits.

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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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