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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Recently one of my kids asked me why I wasn't in any of our family photos. That question stopped me in my tracks. I can't deny it, I've been the "phantom participant" for most of my kids' life. And that saddens me immensely, but I cannot change the past. But I can change this path going forward.... READ MORE

Pam here. I've been going through all the pre-testing to have the Gastric Sleeve Surgery. I'm excited to finally be putting myself first. It's hard to come to grips with that, that I'm worth it and deserve this but I do. I'm 41, recently divorced, have an 18 year old son, am 5'8 and 310 lbs.... READ MORE

Just starting my weight loss journey through Kaiser Permanente in West Los Angeles, CA. The facility became a bariatric one about 5 years ago and so far there have been no fatalities. I am 53, 5'5.5" and my starting weight is 273 lbs.I have already been approved of the surgery but I need to... READ MORE

I begin my journey 9/4/2014. Prior to my first appointment, I researched the locations that perform the Gastric bypass surgery. I decided on University of Virginia Health Center located in Charlottesville, VA. I see Rheumatologist and Digestive Health Specialist Physicians. I need to start... READ MORE

I'm 61 and I've been yoyo-ing between size 12 and 18 since I was a teenager. Up and down this same 65lbs about 10 times in all. Every day is a battle and although I've won many days, the only inevitable loss I have at the end, is in the battle. I've hit 61 and I just can't battle again. I... READ MORE

I was always thin as a child and into my twenties until I had my first daughter at 28. Pre-pregnancy weight 130- full term pregnancy weight 208 - post pregnancy weight 183. My first diet experience took me down to 153. The next thing I knew I was back to 183, then two more pregnancies and I... READ MORE

I am a 55 Y/O mother and grandmother. I have struggled most of my adult life with weight issues. I have lost weight and gained weight so many times. This I feel like is the tool I need to make me succeed. It can't be undone and when you want to eat you can't just have the water removed like the... READ MORE

Expecting to lose 80 lbs. I've had this excess weight on for over 14 years since I had my first child. Tried to lose it hundreds of different ways but nothing changes. So I got the first approval from my normal doc, she sent me to the Bariatric Surgery dept. at the Naval Hospital. A week later... 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

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

I had my surgery 13 days ago and i havent lost any weight. Im so weak when it comes to fried fatty foods and sweets. It seems like ive waisted my time. I guess i thought all i needed to do was have the surgery and all the weight would magically fall off. Im ready to just give up. I want to... 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

Just scheduled my vsg with Dr. LOPEZ ... EXCITED... but really just anxious to get it over it ..I would love current and new stories and feed back about your progress I'm going alone and would love some support I love reading sleever stories.. I'll put body shots when I get closer 63 days in... READ MORE

This is my last month to see diatition so happy I am done with six months of waiting. Now wait for insurance approval. May 16 ,last day for six months of let's get to the real deal,,,,,surgery. Can't wait!!! People ask me am I scared I say no ,I'm happy and excited,I want to see the little me... READ MORE

So i've booked in for a GS for October 1st. Scared silly for all the lifestyle changes i'll need to make but so looking forward to being able to run around longer with my son, fit comfortably in an plane seat and shop for clothes in normal stores! I'm a 35yr old mum of one (4 miscarriages... READ MORE

As a 5'4" 55 yr old woman I decided it was time to do something permanent about my stubborn 90+ lbs. overweight most of my adult life. Didn't know the first thing about a "sleeve", but I was familiar with bypass and lap band, having friends with both procedures done and with varying success. I... 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

Hi Everyone, My name is Sharen I am 42 wife and mom of 3. I have struggled with my weight as long as I remembered I am currently at my highest weight 218 5 foot 5 which may not seem a lot to some but for me it is. Being over 200 pounds pushed me into type II diabetes. I also have... READ MORE

I have had a rough couple of years. Starting in December 2011, I was three months pregnant and lost job. My eldest son was 15 at the time so my pregnancies with really spaced apart. I had 1 C-section in 1996, a myomectomy (fibroid removal) in 2009 and a C-section and tubal ligation in 6/2012... READ MORE

Hey everyone my name is Pam, I live in Tennessee and I am on my 2nd month of 7 month medical supervised diet. So it is looking like it is going to be closer to the holidays for my surgery. I am 5'3" weighing in at 251. I am nervous, scared, excited and all other adjectives to describe this... READ MORE

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