Obesity Surgery: Breaking the 'Quick Fix' Stereotype

At her sweet 16 party, Stacey Halprin weighed 250 pounds. In the years that followed, she more than doubled her weight before she decided five years ago to opt for gastric bypass surgery. "What I inherited was depression," she notes, "and it manifested itself in food." A lot of food. Halprin says she could never get full, and recalls eating entire pizzas, half-gallon containers of ice cream and whole pies. As an actress, Halprin concealed her depression from the public eye, using her...Full Story
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