I'm 26 and I'm a single mother of two kids. I do have thyroid issues,hosshimotos disease to be exact and it's caused me to gain weight like no other after the birth of my daughter. Weighing nearly 300 lbs and wanting a change, I started adipex and the diabetic diet and exercise. I successfully dropped 106 lbs in 6 months, every doctor of mine was floored. I was able to conceive my miracle baby... more
I've been a heavy set girl all my life. I've always been fairly comfortable with myself and all my curves. I've been active until getting arthritis and mobility being cut drastically making exercise impossible. I'd been interested in surgery but didn't want to seem lazy. However now it's needed and doctor recommended. I go for the 1st seminar and fat finding session on January 22, 2015 and... more
I'm looking to lose 150. I feel that I am young and committed and ready for surgery. I'm a little bit apprehensive because I'm scared of pain and doctors. Just looking for reccomedations about pre-operation so I am prepared and more relax. I also want to know what the pros and cons are so that I am well informed. I plan to do the operation sometime in the second week of april more
Had RNY revision surgery because prior RNY surgery (done elsewhere) was a failure...stomach had not been made small enough during initial surgery. Supposedly because my liver was exceptionally large. I could have just let it be, but my weight was picking up too even with diet and exercise.
I began my research and decided on revision surgery because I felt it necessary for health reasons... more