Having the gastric sleeve surgery was one of the most life-changing decisions I have ever made. I had been a diabetic for 18 years and was at the maximum dosage level of pills, the next treatment step was to go on insulin. Besides the diabetes, I was about 55-60 lbs. overweight and was beginning t...read more.
My only regret in having the Gastric Sleeve is that I didn't do it earlier. It has honestly changed my life. I had my surgery 9 months ago and have lost 90 lbs. I have gone from a size 22 to a 12. I had seen surgeons for knee replacement was having issues with elevated blood sugars and high blood pr...read more.
Its hard to just wait for what seems to be forever. Let me explain, My proceedure went well but due to the lenght of time it takes to completely heal, I have had to wait for my first fill.
I am scheduled to recieve my first fill on the 5th of September. I am so ready to begin loosing!
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Before getting sleeved i had so many questions and the first one was being sleeved in Mexico, not knowing the unknown only going by what i read on the Forums, and it was not untill i decided to join the forum and ask my own questions and what an experience that was, after i asked all the questions f...read more.
It has been six months since my sleeve and I am so happy that I had it done and only regret that I didn't do it sooner!
I've lost 62 pounds this far and really only feel I need to lose about 20 more and I will be thrilled! I can't say it has all been an easy journey but it has been worth every minut...read more.
Well, so far it's been just over a month and I've lost approximately 40 lbs. I can't believe how this will change my life. I did this so that I didn't end up like the rest of my family members, with type 2 diabetes, sore hips, knees, ankles and feet, heart disease, high blood pressure, etc and the...read more.
I had been over weight to some degree my entire life. When I was a child I was just a little "puffy," About 5 lbs of extra weight. The problem was I was a ballet dancer and that 5 lbs mise well have been 100 lbs. Our family was healthy eaters, but we ate large portions and consumed desserts and s...read more.
it seems as if my body and soul finally found eachother... that sounds strange I know. I have always been a person full of life and passion but the way I looked (very overweight) never showed that. I was lucky because after a while no one seemed to notice my weight but I did. In many little things a...read more.
Hello, I know you probably think this is just another testimonial and trust me I was once where you are today.... wondering should I, what the consequences are having surgery, will things turn out how I want them too? I can't promise perfection, however for me life couldn't be better!
Prior to hav...read more.