At 319 pounds, Caitlin Dunnings endured years of torment from her high school classmates. Although she'd tried a number of diets, by her senior year, she weighed 361 pounds.
"I was teased a lot, so I came home and pigged out," said Dunnings, now 20 and a college student.
Last August, she underwent a duodenal switch procedure, a type of bariatric surgery that entails shrinking the size of the stomach. Since that time, she has lost 185 pounds.
"I lost weight and gained confidence in myself. ...Full Story