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I am 5 feet tall and weigh 184 lbs. Everyone tells...

I am 5 feet tall and weigh 184 lbs. Everyone tells me that I dont look like I weigh that much, but I do. I am 58 years old and I am having the sleeve gastrectomy as a means of finally getting my weight under my control. My BMI is 37 and although I dont have high blood pressure or diabetes yet, I want to avoid getting them. I am nervous but still think this is the right decision. Wish me luck!

After speaking with the dietician yesterday, I...

After speaking with the dietician yesterday, I decided not to pursue surgery. I will continue with exercise and will begin eating better. Good luck to all of you
Sarasota Dermatologist

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Hi Carole,

Welcome and thanks so much for sharing your journey with us! Not long now until your big day, are you all prepared? Have you started your pre-op diet yet?

We do have a Weight Loss Surgery page, with guides and other useful information, which may help you, if you want to check it out.

Please do be sure to come back and update us on how you're progressing!

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