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Redefining Yourself after Bariatric Surgery

Feb
18
Tue
Feb 18, 2014
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.

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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

Contact

Bariatrics at 904-450-6090 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location
1. Tue, February 18 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