Stories written by Barbara Ronda

‘Bariatic weight-loss surgery saved my life’

Barbara Ronda - AFTER

Bariatric surgery originally crossed my mind in the winter of 2010. I was significantly overweight and had developed terrible self-esteem issues. I found myself avoiding public engagements and began isolating. Invitations to my 20th high school reunion were arriving in the mail as a regular reminder that I was the heaviest I had ever been. […]