On my Way to a New Life - Hialeah, FL

My motivation? my kids, my health, my happiness.(I...

My motivation? my kids, my health, my happiness.(I have sleep apnea). I've been considering Gastric Bypass for years but i was always too scared. I’m still a little nervous don’t get me wrong but it’s worth it . I’m currently 41 years old I weight 234, when I was younger I was about 160 lbs., fit, healthy, till I turned 35, I don’t have to lose that much but I have tried EVERYTHING!! Dr. Jorge Sosa will be doing my Surgery very soon. I pray for a fast recovery. Anyone out there that has had this sugery? HOW DO YOU FEEL???? : )

OMG its sooo close! I cant wait! So nervous.

OMG its sooo close! I cant wait! So nervous.
Miami Beach Bariatric Surgeon

My mom told me about this doctor a while back and I looked him up.

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Wow I can relate exactly. I'm trying to find a good doctor in Orange County Calif. let us know how it goes! Best of luck girl :D
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Good luck with your surgery, please do let us know how it goes!

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Hope you're doing well! Can't wait to see how it goes for you. :)

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I am scheduled surgery with Dr Sosa on weds 12/05/12 for gastric bypass he has done my cousin and friends gastric bypass he is one of the best in south Florida attend a seminar if you haven't already you should consider Lap brand if your not a least 100 lbs over weight though .
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Hi! You and I have lots of similarities: I am 35 and weigh the same as you. I started around 240 though. I can't wait to follow your updates! How exciting. Best of luck ;)
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I agree only because she isn't over a hundred pounds with medical health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, nor high cholesterol
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Good luck with your surgery, bellkiss! I look forward to following your journey. :)

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Hi Belliss,

Welcome! Wow, December will come around in no time, you must be excited and probably a little nervous!

We do have a Weight Loss Surgery page, which has some guides written with input from board certified WLS surgeons. You may find some of them useful to read up on!

Please do keep us updated with your progress! I'll be having the same procedure sometime next year.

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I haven't had mine yet but I send major prayers your way.. December will be here before you know it.. We are the same weight range.. I was 160 all through high school .. I had kids and then booooooom! All bad! lol Now I'm 232 @ 30yrs young!! xoxox
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Hello Boogie, thanks for replying. When do you think you'll have yours? and are you ready? Im still researching this surgery.
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I will be having mine May 6th ( Lord willing).. I'm still researching as well. I know alot about RNY,but I like to research more about what life is like afterwards so I wont have huge misconception. As of now my insurance requires a 6 month diet, psych eval, and pre- labs......and other stuff.. so, I still got a while and few more obstacles to go through I'm sure. lol
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My surgery is in four days. I am so excited and so scared. I am 51 and suffer miserably. I weigh 279. I have yoyo my whole life. I am ready for permanent solution.. Help so nervous
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praying for an easy surgery and good results please post your afterwards... I am on month 4 of my qualifying process....
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