Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Sleeve gastrectomy ("stomach stapling") is a surgical procedure that permanently reduces the size of a patient's stomach. Can be combined with other bariatric surgical procedures, such as gastric bypassLEARN MORE ›
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To be able to tie my shoes will be amazing!! Getting the gastric sleeve will help me in so many ways. I will be able to enjoy every part of life and being a mother!!! After being overweight for so long I finally had to make the choice to live a better life for my daughter. She deserves all of... READ MORE

First let me say I hate taking pictures, even with the weight loss. So this review will not have many pics. *Sorry* I am currently looking into getting a BBL *hopefully* within the next few months but I am having a hard time finding a surgeon that does not want me to wait a year until I lose... READ MORE

I am a candidate for the Verticle Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery(Gastric Sleeve Surgery) and have already attended the Weight Loss Seminar for Bariatric Surgery(March 6, 2014), I've had my Initial Consultation(April 6, 2014), my Gallbladder Ultrasound(April 11, 2014), Blood Work, 2 years Weight... READ MORE

I'm 44 yrs old and weigh 255 pounds. The most I have ever weighed. I've tried the diets, weight meds, exercise, bootcamps, you name it. I'm getting ready to have the gastric sleeve done in August. I'm really excited to start this new chapter in my life to be thin again. I've had the blood... READ MORE

I started this journey in October of 2013. I went to Dr. T and he had me go to do an Upper GI, some blood work, and a few other appointments. I was a little leery of doing this during the holidays, but I figured there would be more holidays to come in my future that I would need to eat healthy... READ MORE

I have never been small. My weight has been like a yoyo constantly going up and down. I will lose weight then I'll gain it back. My breaking point was when I gained 15 pounds after being switched from one blood pressure med to another. I think I felt disappointed in myself for even allowing... READ MORE

I have decided that it is time that I do something about my weight. I have struggled with obesity since I was 8 years old. I am now 26 and I am at my heaviest weight ever.....285lbs. I was diagnosed with hypertension at age 13 and since then have been diagnosed with prediabetes and polycystic... READ MORE

I called a year ago to start asking questions about a gastric plication. But after talking with the woman on the phone, it was recommended that I get the gastric sleeve done. If I would of been ready they could of done me with in the next month. I had to wait because there were 3 of us total... READ MORE

For anyone interested in having bariatric surgery in Mexico, I HIGHLY HIGHLY HIGHLY RECOMMEND Baja Bariatrics with the surgeon Dr. illan. When I booked my surgery, I looked at several surgeons. I wanted to get it done relatively quickly so I wouldn't talk myself out of it or have nightmares for... READ MORE

I am 36 years old, been married for 16 years and have 2 children (12 and 6). I have struggled with my weight off and on since I was a child. I was/am always the friend with "such a pretty face." I am the largest I have ever been (5' 3.25"/ 232 lbs) and that includes being pregnant with 10 lb... READ MORE

I am 48 years old with five wonderful children. I've been married 28 years and have yo-yo dieted for those 28 years. Five years ago I began gaining weight at an unstoppable speed. I am 5'3" and weigh 284. I would like to blame stress and sleep fatigue, which I know were factors but to be... READ MORE

Hello Everyone! My name is Ebony and I am embarking on a long but well worth it journey. After much research (years) I have decided to get the gastric sleeve. I am 28 years old and I weigh 382 lbs. Honestly up until recently I really didn't think of myself as being that big until I actually... READ MORE

I'm expecting to lose 70-100 lbs. I don't have a set goal as yet because I want to see how my journey progresses and how I feel at 180 lbs. I am excited and anxious on getting the sleeve done. I am currently on my 2 week preop diet and it's a challenge. So the sleeve should be interesting.... READ MORE

I am 38 years old mother of four. I have been married for 10 years. For most of my life, I have struggled with my weight. I have tried every diet out there and nothing worked..This is my last option....My surgery date is for June 20th 2014. I will be getting the sleeve. I must say that I am... READ MORE

VSG scheduled for 5/2/14. Am soooo excited. Have been overweight since having my 1st child at age 19. Have never been able to loose more than 17 lbs or keep any of the weight off permanently. I have tried most diets and have bought many gym memberships. I have tried prescription and over- the-... READ MORE

Hi there, I am in the very early stages of the process of Sleeve Gastrectomy. I am forty five and have been overweight to some extent from around the age of six. In 2007 I was diagnosed with a rare auto immune disease which causes muscle weakness and extreme fatigue, among other symptoms. I am... READ MORE

I had the VSG on 7-11-11 with Dr. Nick Nicholson in Plano, Texas. He and his staff are wonderful. I'm 48 yrs old and 5'1. My highest weight was 236. On day of surgery I was 212 lbs. I've went from a 3x/20-22 to a 10/12 or M/L top. I'm a slow loser and I'm ok with that. I changed the... READ MORE

At this point i am 9 days post op worth it. I was tired of being fat couldn't run and play with my kids without having to sit down. Not being able to go into a store and find something that would fit to wear. Quality of life wasnt where i wanted it. I have no regrets about this procedure. Its... READ MORE

Hi there, I am a married mother of 2 small boys who never stop. I separated from the Navy about 4 months ago, and can finally move forward with this process. I have been thinking about it for years but was unable due to being active duty. I have always been bigger but never over weight until... READ MORE

Hi everyone, I'm a crazy busy mom, (45 yrs young) and wife. I way the same today, that I did 17 1/2 yrs ago when I gave birth to my Babyboy. I had 2 children and adopted 5, while I was a single mother for 16 years. I've been remarried now for a little over 2 and want to be able to be healthy... READ MORE

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