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Cynthia lost 95 lbs.* and found her passion for life.

I was overweight all my life. I had pre-diabetes, high blood pressure and suffered from degenerative disc disease. One day, I decided it was time to regain my health. Surgery helped me do things I never thought I could do. I now lead an active lifestyle. I enjoy shopping for clothes. And I no longer need medications to manage my health. Is today your day?

Watch Cynthia’s story here.






Wayne lost 238 lbs.* and gained a new lease on life.

I was dying. My diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure were out of control. I couldn’t physically do anything, except sit on a couch. One day, I decided to do something. Weight loss surgery helped me lose 238 lbs. Now, I can do things I haven’t done in a long time — like take on new hobbies. I now refer to myself as a “SSC” — sexy senior citizen. Is today your day?

Watch Wayne’s story here.






Winchell regained his health and took control of his life.*

I was morbidly obese. I took a lot of prescribed medications to control my diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol. One day, I realized I needed to change. After surgery, I got my health back on track. I walk and jog every morning, and go to the gym most evenings. And I no longer spend hundreds of dollars at the pharmacy every few weeks. Is today your day?

Watch Winchell’s story here.





Laura_TishaLaura and Tisha are good friends who shared a similar struggle.*

We both suffered from health issues caused by excess weight.
Supporting each other, we made a change. Since having vertical sleeve gastrectomy surgery, I, Laura, lost 105 lbs. and I, Tisha, lost 124 lbs., But, what we’ve regained is invaluable: our quality of life. We named our sleeves, Thelma and Louise, because they too are
unstoppable! Is today your day?

Watch Laura and Tisha’s story here.



LindaLinda lost weight for her physical and mental health.*

For me, gaining weight was easy. For years, I suffered from rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia — which made physical activity difficult. But with the weight, came diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol — and inevitably, depression. That’s when I made a change. Since having weight loss surgery, I rid myself of 90 lbs., diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. And now  consider myself a ‘happy camper.’

Watch Linda’s story here.





Debby lost 66 lbs. in 8 months

“Before weight loss surgery, I weighed 210 lbs. I was also dealing with other severe health issues. Within eight months of weight loss surgery, I lost 66 lbs. I realize I am on a lifelong journey towards health and wellness. And I intend to stay vigilant in my efforts!”


Gloria Lost 125 lbs. for Her Health and Her Kids*

“I weighed more than 284 lbs. I knew I had to lose weight. Not just for my health, but for my kids. One day, I underwent gastric sleeve surgery. After weight loss surgery, I lost 125 lbs. In addition to improving my health, I’ve regained my confidence, energy level and motivation to live a healthier life. Is today your day?”


Jasmine Lost 140 lbs. with The Bridges Center’s Help*

“I was overweight my whole life. I knew I need to lose weight. But I also knew I couldn’t do it on my own. After weight loss surgery, I lost 140 lbs.! I’m so healthy that both my doctors and I are happy. And I can do things I’ve never been able to do before … like hike, take Zumba classes, dance and jog. Is today your day?”


The Bridges Center Helped Melanie Lose 80 lbs. and Regain her Health*

“I weighed 235 lbs. I underwent gastric sleeve surgery and have lost 80 lbs. I now have the energy to exercise every day. My health has improved so much that I no longer need blood pressure or cholesterol medications. And I’m no longer at risk for type 2 diabetes. I like inspiring others to live healthier lives. Make today your day!”

* Please note: Results are not 100% guaranteed and may vary from one person to another.

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Please note: Results are not 100% guaranteed and may vary from one person to another.