Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Ever heard of having your stomach stapled? Sleeve gastrectomy is that kind of surgery. By permanently reducing the stomach to the size of a banana, this procedure aids in weight loss. Unlike gastric bypass, it doesn’t change digestion. LEARN MORE ›
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I struggle with my weight after my divorce which was 11 years ago. I was emotional eater. It's amazing how you allow your self get this far of gaining weight over the years. One day I began to lose weight but it was more a challenge than I bargain for. 2014 I got very sick from diabetes, I lost... READ MORE

I'm looking forward to having Gastric Sleeves surgery this Spring if God permits. I'm tired of this weight and all the yo-yo diets. It's time to change my life, this time for good. I've been on "Real Self" for about a year now, man I love it. It helps me with my decision on choosing my surgeon... READ MORE

I have been over weight since I was in first grade. 270 is my highest weight. I have a great husband, two beautiful children, and now ready to start a new chapter in my life. I started this journey because of chronic back issues and the need to be healthy! My right foot and leg is numb because... READ MORE

Hi to all! Finnaly at hospital, waiting for my sleee tomorow morning. I can eat today some lighter food untill 6 pm today. After that, only liquid. I am very nervous and excited. I did not have to loose much weight before the surgery, but I started my gym program with personal trainer 2 monghs... READ MORE

I decided to take the leap and have my gastric sleeve surgery with Dr. Sergio Quinones in Tijuana, Mexico on Oct. 5th 2012. Now that I am 2 1/2 years post-op I look back and realize that my sleeve was one of the best decisions I have ever made for myself. My starting weight was 235 lbs, today I... READ MORE

I'm 5 foot 2 and right now weigh about 290 pounds and I'm 60 years old. I've struggled with my weight most of my adult life but the last several years I just can't get it under control. I'm really tired of being so overweight and I'd like to spend the senior years of my life better able to enjoy... READ MORE

I have been reading this forum for a few weeks right now. The support, encouragement and caring that each of you give to ppl you don't even know is touching. That's why I chose to join. I am being sleeved on April 14th and can't wait. I too have dieted my whole life and worked out and got... READ MORE

Hi Real Self folks! My name is Melanie and I am 29 years old. I was skinny all throughout high school and college, I'm talking 125-130 lbs soaking wet. Once I graduated from college I got my first desk job and the pounds began to pack on. At 24 I weighed 200 lbs and now at 29 I am at my highest... READ MORE

My weight has defined me my entire life. I remember feeling "fat" in about 3rd grade and at the time it was probably 8lbs above the average girl. And it went up and up and although I always felt regular in size and pretty as a person...I didn't get to be the pretty girl in high school or find a... READ MORE

I have been on this new journey now for 1.5 years. I always knew I could loose the weight. I have lost 100 +lbs twice now. I want this to be the final time. I am super fed up of this dance I do. So for the last year and a half I have been going to the weight management program in alberta Canada.... READ MORE

Hello everyone!!! My name is Dee, I'm 5'4 and 265 lbs and I've been anticipated this journey for sooooo long! I've tried Phentermine and it definitely worked but it didn't last. I gained it all back in fact more! I'm tired and tried everything to loose weight but I can't take it anymore. I've... READ MORE

I'm a 33 year old Father of two beautiful kids 15 and 7. Who is ready to make I change in my lifestyle. I have tried every diet that I could think of and nothing has worked. I haven't always been a big guy, I actually put on all of this weight within the past nine years. Due to meeting the love... READ MORE

I’ve been struggling with weight my whole entire life! I’ve done about 7 different diet and although a couple have worked in the end i end gaining the weight back and if anything MORE. I just had a baby last year after i had lost so much weight and here i am again with DOUBLE the weight. Im... READ MORE

My name is Dawn and I am 26 years old. I have 1 daughter who will be 2 in April. I am 5'6 tall and weight 285 pounds. A little quick history about my self: I wasn't always overweight - I was a cheerleader throughout middle school and also in my first year of high school. I was dating someone... READ MORE

I decided on having the gastric sleeve because obviously I was morbidly obese, I'm a live kidney donor, and most importantly I have children and grandchildren I want to be around to enjoy. I started my liquid diet on Sept 22, 2014 the first day was pure hell as my son whom is an amazing cook... READ MORE

Hello Everyone! First I would like to thank you for sharing your journey. It has been an inspiration for me to start my own. I have been on the fence for a couple of years now. Researching and trying to decide which procedure would be best for me. After lots of research and watching the process... 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

Hey everyone my name is Mari, and I have finally decided to get weight loss help. I will be 32 in October of this year, and have struggled with my weight since I was about 11 years old. I am currently around 290 lbs and 5'5. I have tried every single weight loss program you can possibly think of... READ MORE

Hi all! Nice to meet you. I'm 30, no kids, just bought a condo, I have a dog and I work full time and I've been jumping through the hoops of trying to get this surgery done for the last 7 months. My last step is just being approved by my new (as of Jan) insurance and then setting a date (hoping... READ MORE

In my early adult years I was thin, fit, healthy and happy. Life happens and all that disappeared. Now at 47 I am finally taking control and becoming what and who I was at 27. The past 20 years have been up and down on the scale, each attempt at losing weight lasted only short periods of time... READ MORE

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