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 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

Hi everyone, I am writing because I am on the pre shake diet before surgery. I am so hungry that I am so tempted to just throw in the towel and eat a whole homemade chocolate cake and pizza and top off with some tinned ricecream. I have become even more obsessed with food since starting this... READ MORE

I've been doing reserch for weight loss with in the last 2 years, but never thought in a million years that I would go to Mexico to get it done.......But I did, and it was the best decision I've made by far. I have no regrets and I would do it again if I had to. Now that its done I'm happy with... 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 have always been a big girl my whole life. My joke when people start talking about what size they were in high school is I went from 4T to plus size...unfortunately its not much of a joke. I always remember my dad saying "you would be so much prettier if you just lost the weight". I have... 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 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

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

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