Like so many others Jessica had watched her weight slowly take the joy out of the things she loved

March 28, 2014

She knew her obesity would eventually cut her life short. "My health was escalating in the wrong direction," explains Jessica, "and there really wasn’t any end in sight – unless I did something." Today, just two years after her procedure at the Bariatric Wellness Center at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Jessica has lost over 75 pounds and discovered new inspiration, running races, practicing yoga and doing things she never thought possible. "This is just the beginning," says Jessica, "the rest of my life is ahead of me!"