Member since 6/16/2013


  • 41 total posts
  • 1 review

Reviews by butterfly70

Life Change: Sleeve Gastrectomy 9.2013

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

What are their fears? They must have specific reasons as to why they don't want you to do it. I have two children (both teens) and I sat down with them and had a serious talk about my health and my weight and why I was going to have... READ COMMENT

I have zero regrets. Truly, none whatsoever. I was to the point where my excitement about not being overweight anymore was greater than my fear of what it was going to take to make it happen. I have had such a positive experience. It... READ COMMENT

Thank you! I've tried to keep my experiences as simplistic as possible. I'm glad that they are helpful. How did your appointment go? It seems like yesterday that I went for my first appointment. Hard to believe that it was over 6 months... READ COMMENT

Thank you, Allie. I read that you have one month to go -- actually less than that at this point. It really does take a change of mind and your determination needs to be strong. It really is SO encouraging to continually lose weight. It... READ COMMENT