As I look back and review my 60-year thrill ride through my life, I see remarkable successes, near devastating failures, joyful memories and painful losses, mistakes made and lessons learned.
One exciting milestone is that this year is my 25th year as a weight loss surgery patient. Opting for a surgical intervention was a decision was surely that changed the course of my life forever. Not only my personal life and health, but it set the direction of my career as well. It has been my great privilege to work with literally thousands of weight loss surgery patients and professionals through the years. Early in my bariatric life, I was feature in an article entitled, “Paying It Forward“and 25 years later, I am still inspired to do just that.
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