This interview originally published as “Cheryl Ann Borne: The Weight Loss Surgery Hero Behind My Bariatric Life” on January 9, 2015. It is republished with permission from Alex Brecher founder of BariatricPal. Cheryl Ann Borne hit a high weight of 285 pounds, and got the gastric bypass surgery in 2003. She maintained her weight loss, but the extra […]
What is Body Contouring Plastic Surgery? Body contouring plastic surgery after weight loss improves the shape and tone of underlying tissue that supports fat and skin. Add to that, plastic surgery after weight loss removes the excess sagging fat and skin. The most common plastic surgery after weight loss body contouring procedures are listed below. Click on each […]
September: As a grade-schooler this month always signaled the start of the school year that was ushered with the purchase of school clothes. While my classmates went shopping at the local hot spot known as “The Mall,” the place to see and be seen, Mom and I would schlep over to the “Chubbies” department at […]
The average woman wouldn’t mind shedding a pound or two, it is all a part of what it is to be a woman, right? I cram my feet into 3 inch heels, spend a good hour on hair and make-up, and go through at least two different ensemble choices before I will even walk out the front […]
I’ve led a well-lived life after weight-loss surgery in 2003. Prior to that, when I was morbidly obese, I led a life half-lived. One might say I am making up for lost time. Years ago I came to the realization that my life is the dash between the date I was born and the date I die. […]
Love is the deepest and most fulfilling connection to the world. Yet it is sadly ironic that most of us don’t know what love is. This is the story of how I found true love after weight loss. Storybook Love I grew up with a romanticized notion of love: One day my prince would come […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret. I hide the chocolates in the vegetable drawer of the fridge where no one in my family ever goes! bwahahaha #truestory #MyBariatricLife #weightlossjourney #bariatrics ...