Life Changing Lap Band Surgery! - Dr. Johnell, Greeley, CO
I was huge. 243 pounds and 5'8". I was in a...
?This will sound weird, but the hardest part...
This will sound weird, but the hardest part of recovery was the liquid diet. I literally put food in my mouth, chewed it up and spit it out just so I could chew something. Seriously I thought I was going to lose my mind and I realize this was mostly an emotional / psychological thing. Luckily it was over soon. The other struggle has been adding sauces. Sauces became very appealing when I realized I could eat more that way. But in the last few years I learned I had to exercise and it's not optional. Sorry to break it to everyone who hates exercise, but that's the key. :D
Loose Skin Is GONE from my belly. Arms next. LapBand works.
The only negative thing was that since I was paying out of pocket, I don't think I should have had to jump through all those hoops that the other people were going through because of wanting their insurance companies to cover this. Fine and good with all the blood work and actual medical need but the classes were excessive and there was a lot of things that were part of the program purely to appease insurance companies.