"I've learned how to eat better and wanted to do this for myself to avoid the risk of diabetes, which runs in my family."
All Stories for Orange Coast Memorial
"My journey has been amazing. Seven months after my surgery I was able to complete a 26 mile bike marathon with my sons and I felt great!"
"Before my surgery, my husband would take our dog for hikes in the canyon and I would be trailing behind."
"The surgery I had saved my life! I went from a size 36 dress size to a size 10."
"At 412 pounds I was told by my doctor that if I did not lose the weight, I would die."