First Wednesday of Every Month, 5 - 6 pm

Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Board Room
1515 East Ocean Ave, Lompoc, CA 93436

Masks and social distancing are required. Participants must enter the main LVMC entrance for COVID symptom screening.

If you have had bariatric surgery or are considering the procedure, this support group is a place to share personal experiences, challenges, advice, and triumphs. Each session will include a presentation on a specific topic by either Program coordinator M. Cristine Ortega, RN, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Christine McReynolds, or Registered Dietitian Hayley Esdaile.

Topic Calendar

  • 07 Apr
    Coping with Emotional Changes after Bariatric Surgery
    Christine McReynolds
  • 05 May
    Nutrition Supplements
    Hayley Esdaile
  • 02 Jun
    Eating for Life
    Cristina Ortega
  • 00 Jul
    Overcoming Self-Sabotage
    Christine McReynolds
  • 00 Aug
    Predictors of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery
    Hayley Esdaile
  • 00 Sep
    Your New Relationship with Food
    Cristina Ortega
  • 00 Oct
    Relationships pre- and post-Bariatric surgery
    Christine McReynolds
  • 00 Nov
    Holiday Survival Guide
    Hayley Esdaile
  • 00 Dec
    Self Love - Overcoming Body Dysmorphia
    Cristina Ortega