"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."
Weight-Loss Surgery 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."