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Ben Rogers Checks-In With Special Guest Nate Newton

Ben checks in to give us a status report on his progress after gastric sleeve surgery with Dr. David Kim and even introduces a special guest who served as 1 of the sources of his weight loss inspiration.

Choosing the Right Path

When you’ve got it to lose, losing weight is such a wonderful transformation for a person. The way down the scale is far more glorious than the way up. The way up is filled with concern, stress and shame. The way down is filled with hope, happiness and loose-fitting clothes. My weight loss journey began…

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Dr. Kim and Ben Rogers Pursue Weight Loss Success in Dallas

Following the extremely successful weight loss journey of former Dallas Cowboys star Nate Newton, another ESPN commentator is teaming up with Dallas weight loss surgeon Dr. David Kim. Big Ben Rogers, co-host of the Ben and Skin Show on 103.3 FM, ESPN in Dallas, has undergone the vertical sleeve gastrectomy as he begins his own…

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Looking Better, Feeling Better

Life is good, my friends. Life is good.  Since I was first motivated by the remarkable weight loss progress of my friend and co-worker Nate Newton, and mustered the courage to set up my own free consultation with Dr. Kim, my life has done a complete 180.  Instead of being in the worst shape of…

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The Embarrassment I Felt is Gone, The Gloom I Felt is Gone

You know that feeling you get at the beginning of a vacation?  Or maybe how you feel when you get off of work on the Friday of a three- day weekend?  That’s how I feel when I wake up every day. It’s what you might call “sleeve-induced cheerfulness”. I compare it to the beginning of…

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Big Ben’s Weight Loss Journey Week 2

It’s been two weeks since my gastric sleeve surgery and my new adventure just gets better and better every day. My heaviest pre-surgery weigh-in with the great Dr. Kim was a whopping – and embarrassing – 346 lbs.  Yikes.  That number even shocked some of my closest friends and family.  At 6’3” with a closet…

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