Support Groups

We encourage our bariatric surgery patients to join our support group, which features speakers that include physicians, dietitians, psychologists, exercise specialists and other bariatric surgery patients. These speakers offer knowledge, experience and support for all of our bariatric support group members.

Our support group topics include:

Plateaus and Regaining Motivation

Great turnout and a truly inspirational meeting last night!
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Plateau Checklist

A "Plateau Checklist" for you to follow after bariatric surgery.
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Food and Mood

A great group was present on Wednesday to discuss food cravings and their psychological or brain chemical initiations.
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Strive to Succeed - Boundaries

How do you respond to people who have overstepped their boundaries and have made negative comments?
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Waking Up Full of Awesome

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires productivity.
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Self-Talk and the Numbers Game

We all decided to practice Robert Ellis' rational emotive theory — what we think determines how we feel, which determines what we do.
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Grazing and the Domino Effect

As a group we discussed what caused us to “graze” and how to reverse the trend by getting back to the basics.
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