Losing More than Weight: Understanding the Waves of Grief and Loss on the Bariatric Journey 

Mental, Retreat

Friday May 6th | 10:45-11:30

In this workshop, patients will learn that the bariatric journey brings normal waves of grief and loss. Besides losing weight, patients often report losing their former relationship with food, relationship loss and body image loss along their journey.  In this interactive workshop participants will: 

  • Understand the Grief and Loss waves experienced  on the bariatric journey
  • Identify which wave they are currently experiencing 
  • Develop healthy non-food strategies to successfully ride the waves of grief and loss on their journey