Member since 6/16/2013


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Reviews by butterfly70

Life Change: Sleeve Gastrectomy 9.2013 - 89 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

I feel most of my issues are emotional and I always turn to food to make me feel better BUT I'm not able to do that anymore since having the sleeve. I rarely want junk food and I can't over eat -- a great combo for weight loss! Plus... READ COMMENT

Thanks. You look awesome too! How are you feeling? Has everything settled down now? READ COMMENT

You're welcome. I started the sleeve with a seminar too. In fact, that's where I learned about it being an option. I had no idea. It's a good place to start. Take your time with it and keep in touch! READ COMMENT

Thank you. Hang in there. I just read your post. That's quite the journey! Fortunately, you've already experienced WLS and know what to expect. That's half the battle. Let me know if you have any questions. READ COMMENT

Two on my incisions were very sore -- especially from the inside. The inside took longer than the outside to finally heal up. It was maybe (trying to remember) about a month or so before I was pain free, or at least, discomfort free... READ COMMENT