Registration Not Required

Redefining Yourself after Bariatric Surgery

Mar
19
Tue
Mar 19, 2013
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside
Jacksonville, FL

Patients can experience dramatic transformations after weight loss surgery – not all are easy to spot. As they shed weight and begin to experience life as a thinner person, they often find they must adjust to some changes they never anticipated.

Registration Details

Registration is not required.

Description

Patients can experience dramatic transformations after weight loss surgery – not all are easy to spot.  As they shed weight and begin to experience life as a thinner person, they often find they must adjust to some changes they never anticipated.  Additionally inquisitive questions, new social interests, and changing body image…can all offer special challenges, opportunities, and risks after surgery.  This class has been designed to ease the transition to your new life and create a healthy relationship with your new body.  You will learn how to take healthy steps towards recreating your life and being at   peace with your body despite your size or weight.  Class topics include:

  • Adapting to life after weight loss surgery
  • Body image distortion and accepting your new body
  • Accepting how others respond to you
  • Responding to questions and complements
  • Developing and internal sense of self-worth
  • Dealing with increased visibility and increased romantic or sexual attention

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location
1. Tue, March 19 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside

Location Details

  • St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside
    1 Shircliff Way
    Jacksonville, FL 32204
    Main: 904-308-7300