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 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

Ok where to start. I've read several of these reviews and finally decided to start my own since I have begun my own journey toward a gastric sleeve and lifestyle change. I've been overweight my entire life or at least for as ling as I can remember. I have no idea what it feels like to be an... 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

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

Dr.Mark Hamilton from Prairie View Medical Center, Lenexa, Ks . All I can say is AMAZING!! I would recommend this to anyone who has struggled with trying to lose unwanted weight. I have no regrets, I am able to enjoy playing and chasing my grandbabies without feeling embarrassed because I had... READ MORE

Sick and tired of being sick and tired! Have frequent headaches. My dad and his sister have sleep apnea, so they suggested I have that checked out. Did that early this year (2 sleep studies). That dr came in and introduced himself, and said, I see you're 44. I said no, I'm 41. He says, oh 44 is... 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'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 am looking forward to be a healthier me. I have been overweight my entire life and my goal is to be a weight that my body can manage. I started this process on June 8, 2014 weighing in at 371lbs which is not my all time highest weight which was 491. I have tried all the weight loss programs... 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 was miserable and at my highest weight at 245 lbs and 5'4" joined program in April 2014 and surgery July 24, I chose the sleeve and I'm now 10 days post op! Weighing in at 215lbs and have been there a couple days but every day I'm getting smaller! Went and purchased my first dress in forever!!... 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

Hello, everyone. I'm so glad I found this site. Everyones post has really helped me learn more about my up coming Gastric Sleeve surgery. Finally got everything approved. Waiting on surgery Date!! Im glad this date is finally coming. 6 months of weigh in's diet and exercise. I'm glad I don't... READ MORE

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

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 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 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

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