Eat It Up!

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Eat It Up! is the first book incorporating a whole-person, mind/body/spirit approach to prevent weight regain in the months and years following weight loss surgery. Each chapter is devoted to a "Center of Balance," explaining obesity’s negative impact on every aspect of a person’s life. Eat It Up! offers skills and strategies to overcome difficulties following weight loss surgery, resulting in the reward of lifelong happiness and healthy living, free from weight gain.

Written with humor, compassion and a "firm and fair" approach, Eat It Up! is a must-have for the millions who are obese or overweight. Regaining weight in the months and years following bariatric surgery is a devastating reality - one that can be prevented.


Connie Stapleton, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and owner of Mind Body Health Services in Augusta, GA. She is certified in addictions counseling and works closely with local bariatric surgeons, conducting pre-surgical interviews for potential weight loss patients. She follows up with extensive therapy after weight loss surgery.

Dr. Stapleton has authored numerous articles for OH Magazine and has been a featured expert in New Physician and Pregnancy magazines. She is a member of the Mental Health Advisory Board for and a featured speaker at ObesityHelp conferences across the country.

Dr. Stapleton’s mission is to inspire people to live balanced lives by working through issues that keep them active in negative behaviors and/or addictions.


"There is no other guide out there like it for us. . . . much-needed information on issues we all need to deal with."

—Susie Salenger, bariatric patient