23 Year Old Female. Lap Band Revision to Vertical Sleeve - Bloomfield Hills, MI

This journey has been a lot more successful than I...

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 thought I would feel this good! The hospital stay was only for one night and I went home the following day. The pain was pretty minimal. I was back to work in 10 days. If you are considering wls, I highly recommend the VSG.

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awesome! im 28 and diabetic, im in the process of getting the sleeve done, im super excited im just starting my journey to the new me! wow how much did u weight b4 ur procedure and how much did u lose in what amout of time? and whats ur current weight?
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My highest weight was 236, starting weight was 223, current weight is 125 :) my total lost is 111 in a little over 9 months. I actually just hit my final goal weight last week. 1 was a size 16/18 before and now I'm a 3!
Hi there, welcome!

Congratulations on your weight loss, that's a huge achiveement! How have you found changing your eating habits? Do you stick to three meals per day still, or do you eater, smaller portions, more frequently?
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I've Reached My Goal!!! :D

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Finally at goal weight!!

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Through my journey :D

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Just wanted to let you know your story is the one that made me choose Dr. Pleatman. Thank you :) you can read mine if u get a chance. Also, did u exercise while losing the weight? Before in the beginning and now. Because you lost a lot of weight fast!
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And if u don't mind what was your starting and ending weight??
I'm the same age looking to lose the same amount of weight. I can't find much info on younger people and wls..I'm trying to find out anything about loose skin
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Bloomfield Hills Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Pleatman is a great doctor. At my consultation prior to surgery, he answered all of my questions and gave me all the information I was looking for. He was very honest and informative about what to expect which is hard to find with a dr. All of my post op appointments have been great as well.

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