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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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

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

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

I'm 5'3" and weigh 235. I'm Debbie from Tennessee and I want to see my grandchildren grow up to be happy and healthy. I'd like to be able to do the things that a healthy wife and grandmother does . My husband loves me like I am but he has never been over weight and doesn't seem to understand... READ MORE

Post-Op: 254 lbs. 5'7.5" 43 years old female I decided to have the Sleeve Gastrectomy in February of 2013, after attending an information seminar on Bariatric Surgery. I didn't even know the Sleeve was an option. I didn't want the Bypass and figured I'd have to have the Lap Band even though I... READ MORE

Hello everyone, my name is Patricia im married with two children. I'm 32 years old and 6ft 2inches tall. I currently weigh 270 pound's and want to go through gastric sleeve surgery in February 2015 but I don't want to go through it by myself. I was hoping to find another female looking to have... 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

The process has taken about a year and has been an incredibly long journey but has been totally worth it and an eye opening experience in regard to my relationship with food. I would definitely recommend everyone do research on the best procedure for you. I was originally sold on gastric bypass... READ MORE

I am all set for surgery... again. I was scheduled to have it earlier in the year. However, bronchitis put that surgery off and now I'm just 3 weeks out! I'm really anxious, but more excited than anything. I was starting to pack away my summer clothes in totes to go in the basement when the... READ MORE

I am a 37 y/o mother of 3 beautiful children and just started to begin a new journey for me. I had always been on the heavy side ever since I have been a teenager. After having my second child I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism with didn't help my weight gain either. Now at 37 and just... 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

Greetings. Like many of you I am currently going through the process for WLS by having the Sleeve Gastrectomy. However it has been an extremely lengthy and emotional process and I'm still fighting to get to the finish point. As a child I was tall and thin, then I became a preteen and got boobs... 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

Hey there sleevers and all upcoming sleevers, I'm super excited about this journey and where it's going. I've been on the pre-op two week liquid diet since August 28th and It hasn't been easy, I've learned somethings about myself these last six days. It was really rough the first couple of days... READ MORE

I have been overweight for the past 5 years and obese for the past 3. I have tried everything from diets, diet pills, fasts, and exercise. I have no problem losing weight but it's being able to stick to a particular plan to have a long lasting effect. People constantly try to reassure me that... 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

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

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 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

One week out from Sleeve and I've lost 14lbs so far. While some of you may think "why in gods name did this girl get this done"... I'm a realist. I know I was overweight, obese per my weight. I wanted to get it under control now. All my life I have been slim, and just recently in the last 6... READ MORE

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