I wasn't sure where to post this link but this seems like a really good inspirational and advice article: It appeared in WLSlifestyles magazine... The Marathon Journey of Weight Loss surgery
Here are the credentials of the author:
Warren L. Huberman, Ph.D.
• Clinical Psychologist licensed in New York and New Jersey. • Clinical Faculty in the Dept. of Psychiatry at the Langone/NYU School of Medicine. • Affiliate Psychologist at the Langone/NYU Medical Center. • Consulting Psychologist to the NYU Program for Surgical Weight Loss. • Affiliate Psychologist in the Dept. of Psychiatry at Lenox Hill Hospital. • Maintains a private practice in Clinical Psychology in Manhattan.