Lap-Band Support Group
Establishing a good weight loss surgery support system could mean the difference between success and failure.
If you can't find a local group from the link above, try the search box below. Use the name of your city in your search.
When to Attend Support Group Meetings
When you're considering gastric band surgery
After you've had your weight loss surgery
Don't crawl under a rock and hide when you "fall off the wagon." Your gastric band support group buddies are there to pick you up when you're down...and they want to do it. You'd do the same for someone else wouldn't you?!
You may have supportive family and friends, but nobody knows what you're going through like someone who's going through (or has gone through) the very same thing.
I probably don't have to tell you that having support - people you can share with and bounce ideas off of - can be a powerful thing. There is research showing that such accountability and support is more likely to lead to a positive outcome.
So find a support group near you...
...and attend live and in person.
What to do if there is no live local lap-band support group in your area
Find an online discussion forum and log on regularly.
A forum, just like a support group, is a place to find inspiration, motivation, information, new friendships...
...and of course, support.
Start your own blog on this website (for free) for additional support.
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