The Truth About Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery


The United States is one of the fattest countries in the world. More than one-third of adults are considered to be obese. More than 1 in 20 adults have extreme obesity. And now the obesity problem is affecting our children in record numbers.

In this week’s Real Life Podcast, co-hosts Lou and John discuss the truth about having bariatric surgery and losing weight. We also discuss the emotional fallout from having such a life-changing procedure.

– What are the struggles with people who are over-weight?
– What is bariatric surgery and does it help?
– How having bariatric surgery helps you lose weight?
– What do you gain by signifigant weight loss?
– Do you have mental or physical after affects of the surgery?

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About Us

louLou Carfizzi holds an Masters in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.  Lou has 14 years experience as a therapist working with families, individuals, adolescents, and providing technology based therapeutic solutions and has extensive experience treating a wide variety of disorders and situations through his practice at

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unnamedJohn C. Donahue is a blogger, writer, speaker with a focus on leadership and personal development.  Having spent over 2 decades in occupational ministry and the business world, John shares his insights and experiences providing encouragement, motivation and direction on his blog

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