Kirsty at RealSelf

Community Manager

Location: United Kingdom
Member since 8/2/2010


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Reviews by Kirsty at RealSelf

Life Will Never be the Same, But That's a Good Thing! - Rockville, MD

I have been considering bariatric surgery for a number of years now and for a number of reasons, which I will go into further down. I always knew that I didn't want a Lap Band: I have more weight to lose than is feasible with a Lap Band, I don't want the hassle of the port and the continuous... READ MORE

Recent comments from Kirsty at RealSelf

Patience is definitely the key. I had to sleep in a recliner for the first 7 days, then I moved to a bed and then onto my side. The "tugging" feeling does eventually go away. drinking takes time also. You'll get there, just be as... READ COMMENT

The liquid diet is definitely very difficult. I was on a 3 week liquid-only diet pre-op and it was very very hard. I also missed chewing, so I started chewing sugar free gum, just for the sensation.Exercise is definitely the key. I need... READ COMMENT

Welcome and thanks so much for sharing your experience with us!Congratulations with your weight loss so far. It will get slightly harder but you can do it as long as you're in the right frame of mind. Good luck and please do keep us... READ COMMENT

I've read from some of the other girls that it can take a while to get a response from her. Is she the only doctor that you're looking at? READ COMMENT