Member since 6/16/2013


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Reviews by butterfly70

Life Change: Sleeve Gastrectomy 9.2013 - 84 lbs. lost

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

Recent comments from butterfly70

Hi Lynn. My skin isn't bad. You can't tell at all in my arms -- which was one area that I was worried about. I have loose skin on my belly, but I had that before. It looks better than it used to. The same goes for my inner thighs. I'm... READ COMMENT

Hi Lynn -- I have had hair loss for sure. It happened with me mostly during the 5-8 months after surgery. It has definitely slowed down and hopefully stopped altogether. I haven't noticed much loss (I would have strands in my hands... READ COMMENT

Hey. Hang in there. It will get easier. After the first few days it seemed I could see a marked improvement with how I was feeling almost everyday. You really need to keep up with the pain meds and sleep as much as you can. And DRINK! I... READ COMMENT

Hi -- thank you! I will continue posting for sure. I've been doing it once a month at this point. I hope it goes well next week. Try not to be frustrated. The healing time can be difficult but worth it. READ COMMENT

You'll do great. I can't wait to hear how it all went. xxox READ COMMENT