So where do I begin? First off I didn't consider surgery EVER until about two months ago. I use to weigh close to 115 pounds when I was 20. But then I just got fatter and fatter. I'm not one who isn't active either. I have a gym membership and I actually go. Lol I just hit a all time high at 196! I'm 24 yrs old and 5 feet tall. I didn't look 196 but I felt it. After exercising and eating right... more
I have been dieting for 30+ years and would like some help in accomplishing some major weight loss. I will be 57 year old this year and need to do something soon with this weight because my blood pressure is high, my knees are in bad shape and I am physically tired. However, my insurance company will not pay for any obesity or morbid obesity surgery. I am considering going to Mexico to have... more
I am 2 months post op and I couldn't be happier! I was a low BMI patient and worried about having the surgery, but also knew that I was just going to continue putting on weight and would be in a situation where I HAD to have the surgery in a few years. I also need to be on my feet working with large animals as a vet student, and had to lose the weight or else I risked hurting myself, so I... more
I met with Dr. pleatman after reading alot of great reviews. Went in Beginning of May 2013. I weighed 204 lbs, with more than few comorbities. BMI 33 and im 5"6. I wa s unhappy until I met Dr. Pleatman and he gave me hope. He answered all my questions and concerns. I scheduled my appt on May 28,2013. He a great surgeon! Im now down 62 lbs and i weighed today at his office weighing at 145lbs...... more
This journey has been a lot more successful than I had hoped for, and the results came a lot quicker than I expected. I have never been happier! Best thing I have ever done for myself!
I first had the lap band in March 2012, and had so many complications. I did some research and found a great doctor to do my band to sleeve revision. The results have been nothing short of amazing. I never... more
Had weight loss surgery (sleeve gastrectomy) to try and regain my health. I was suffering from hypertension,and obstructive sleep apnea. Both of these conditions have drastically improved, and expect them to be completely reversed when I reach goal weight in the coming weeks.
I had done alot of research into weight loss surgeries, but could not resolve myself to have either lap band, or a... more
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