Tag: mental health

Understanding How Stress Interferes with Weight Loss

Stress is a funny thing. It enters our lives through difficult situations, and then it makes life even more difficult. When you’re on a weight loss journey, stress happens. You may struggle to keep up with your new healthy habits. Loved ones may criticize you for going about this the “wrong way.” You may even … Continue reading Understanding How Stress Interferes with Weight Loss

Create a Pathway to Success

              By Dr. Collins Hodges — Moving forward with bariatric surgery will be one of the most significant medical decisions of your life.  As a bariatric patient myself, I know it often follows decades of struggling with weight.  The majority of us have tried several diets and exercise programs, … Continue reading Create a Pathway to Success


Bariatric Support Group

Dr. Hodges highly recommends patients attend monthly support group meetings. The meetings are led by Dr. Collins Hodges, both a licensed clinical psychologist and someone who has had bariatric surgery himself. The support groups are offered on the first Monday of every month from 6:30pm – 7:15pm CST via an online GoToMeeting. The meetings are open to the public, and there is no charge to attend.

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