Deciding to have bariatric surgery wasn’t easy. The Roanoke Rapids elementary school teacher had tried numerous weight loss approaches. She researched and considered her options for a year, wanting to make sure she made the right choice for her and her family.
Today, she has no doubts that gastric bypass surgery was the best option for her, and it changed her life more than she thought possible. “It was undoubtedly the best thing that ever happened to me, outside of marriage and having my son,” Ferguson said.