Why would three former bariatric surgery patients band together to help other patients?
We each have had our own unique journey and challenges. For each of us weight loss surgery was literally a life saving moment. We went to support groups and we gained strength from that community. Each of felt a strong need to give back.
At first we used our professional skills to give back by leading weight loss surgery support groups. These were incredible. We met amazing people and saw stunning personal transformations.
But, we were also limited. We could only help so many people in a single support group. We also knew firsthand too many people who did not have access to a support group because they had their surgery in Mexico, or they moved, or they experienced a change in insurance providers. For some, after weight gain, it is just too hard to walk back into a support group. We get it.