Our patient, Martha, was ready to participate in her life again. She did her research, weighed the options, and decided that the Gastric Sleeve was her next step. She has taken many steps each day since then toward a healthier, happier life. Read her interview below and be inspired by her dedication and success! What was your life like before surgery? Prior to surgery, I spent lots of time sitting, napping, not actively involved in much of anything. I didn’t have a lot of en
Are you considering weight loss surgery? Wondering what it's really like? Check out this interview with one of our patients, Marvin. His life has completely changed since having the Gastric Sleeve procedure almost 2 years ago. What was your life like before surgery? I was sad, sedentary, lethargic, and kinda letting life just pass me by. Almost watching from the sidelines. No real joy. I was once asked to get off an amusement park ride because I was too big -- so humiliating!
Our social calendars are one of the most challenging parts of both losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight. So many of our leisure activities are centered on food -- especially eating out or sharing large, calorie-rich family meals. It's an easy default to meet friends for dinner and drinks, but Nashville actually is bustling with festivals and other activities that aren't food-centric. And many are free! Here's a round-up of some events taking place in our city this m
March is National Nutrition Month, and to celebrate we have created a digital wallpaper for your mobile device or desktop background! This little mantra -- Food is Fuel -- can be such a helpful reminder throughout the day as you are constantly making decisions about what, when, and how much to eat. This notion is important both when you are pursuing weight loss and weight maintenance. We hope this will be a fun and helpful tool to keep you focused on your goals. What other ph