Sleeve Gastrectomy

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A sleeve gastrectomy (also known as vertical sleeve gastrectomy) is an irreversible surgery to reduce the size of the stomach, thus promoting weight loss by reducing the amount of food you can consume. Unlike gastric bypass, it doesn't alter the digestive tract. The procedure typically requires one to two days in the hospital. LEARN MORE ›

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I wanna look how I feel, with a gastric sleeve

I'm schedule to see Yily on April 6, 2016 to have the following: Tummy Tuck Liposuction on Flanks, Abdomen, Back , and Arms Brazilian Butt Lift I rounded my budget to be 6grand. After I pay for my ticket, supplies, hotel, and medication it may be just about that. I'm taking Iron pills beginning... READ MORE

42 Years Old, 2 Kids, and Sick of the Yo-yo! - Katy, TX

Here we go, I'm going to say it out loud, on a social media...I am 5'2" and 227lbs. I am scheduled to have my procedure next month. I'm actually having a revision done, from the lap band to the sleeve. I had the lap band done in 2009 and wish I knew then what I know now. If I did, I would... READ MORE

27, No Kids, Low Bmi, Self Pay - Mexico

Hi everyone. I'm currently about 205 lbs 5'3" and just applied for gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana. After searching surgery reviews for something unrelated, I found this website and stumbled onto the WLS reviews. Thank goodness I did. Fast foward about a year later and here I am... READ MORE

26 Year Old - 1 Child - Need a Healthier New Look at Life - Long Island, NY

My name is Dawn and I am 26 years old. I have 1 daughter who will be 2 in April. I am 5'6 tall and weight 285 pounds. A little quick history about my self: I wasn't always overweight - I was a cheerleader throughout middle school and also in my first year of high school. I was dating someone... READ MORE

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy - BMI 31.7 and 46 Years Old - Tijuana, MX

I have struggled to lose weight for years. I would lose and then gain it all back but for the last 10+ years I was never able to get beyond 130 lbs. (I'm 4'10"). At my height that is still considered overweight. My highest weight was up to 157.5lbs but where I would stay most of the time was... READ MORE

34 Years Old with 3 Kids

I have been struggling with my weight since a teen .. I have done about every diet their is spend endless hours at the gym .. yes I lost weight but than I will regain it back plus some more .. obesity runs in my family so I have decided to obtain a gastric sleve ... to start a journey of a... READ MORE

At 49, Was Tired of Yo-yo Dieting That Got Me No Where - Woodbridge, VA

I had originally looked at gastric sleeve surgery 3 years before I actually went through with it. My doctor had thought that since I had success in the past with phentermine, she would put me back on it. While I lost almost 50 lbs, it soon came back on and with it along came some irregular... READ MORE

27 Yrs Old Blessed , Recently Divorced, Now , Jesus Christ is King ! , received Gastric Sleeve and now needs a Bbl

Hi dollies, I first Thank Almighty GOD for everything, Thank You Jesus Christ! I've been through so much I was recently was married and divorced to a "man" who had been suffering with demons of emotional, physical, financial, spiritual, homosexual, infidelity abusive problems but I made through... READ MORE

38 Yo with 35 BMI

Today will be day one of my 1 week liquid diet. This Texas girl here loves her Southern food & anything noodles or cheese so not having a big plate will be a change. Looking forward to not having those cravings. I bought Isopure protein powder & clear protein drinks. The powder is... READ MORE

Ready for a New Healthy Way of Living - Mexico, MX

Hello to all my current past and about to be sleevers. I have been on this site for a little over 9 months and, just like others I have been stalking everyone page.I have even contacted a few people to ask questions. All of you have given me courage to share my journey. If it wasn't for many... READ MORE

26 Years Old, Ready to Start a New Chapter!

So I have been lurking for a while now and reading tons of reviews as I get ready to start my own journey. Today I decided to post because Im so excited I got approved for VSG. I called my insurance and they said I was approved which was a big relief because I honestly didn't think it was going... READ MORE

42, Heart Attack Survivor, Mother of 3. Houston, TX

I've been a yo-yo my whole life. I finally conquered a healthy lifestyle in 1998 then found myself pregnant with my oldest son. I gained more than 70 pounds during that pregnancy. I eventually got my weight down but I wasn't really living a healthy lifestyle, just a whole lot of "movin and... READ MORE

I'm Ready to Claim my Life Back!!! - Las Vegas, NV

Hello everyone, my name is Kay. I'm so happy that I've came across this site. By me reading so many of you guys stories I know u guys would understand my struggles that I have faced. I've struggled with my weight my entire adulthood. I've tired several diets such as 17 day diet, Atkins, slim... READ MORE

40 Years Old, 3 Teenage Children, Ready for Change - Voorhees, NJ

For the past 15 years I have struggled with my weight. I have used Weight Watchers numerous times, hired personal trainers and nutritionists, exercised, tried different nutrition "techniques" (intermittent fasting, high protein diets, low carb diets, cleanses, etc.) but every year I continue to... READ MORE

30 Year Old with One Child, Is This Right for Me? - Houston, TX

Hello, I am a 30 year old mommy of one son. I have struggled with my weight since college. My highest weight has been 240 and I am currently weighing it between 226-228... Did I mention I am only 4"11?! When i mention surgery people are alarmed because "You don't look that heavy", or "You carry... READ MORE

I'm a 43 Yr Old Mother of 4 Ranging from Ages 24 - 7. New York, NY

I decided on having the gastric sleeve because obviously I was morbidly obese, I'm a live kidney donor, and most importantly I have children and grandchildren I want to be around to enjoy. I started my liquid diet on Sept 22, 2014 the first day was pure hell as my son whom is an amazing cook... READ MORE

Hoping for the Best - Mexico, MO

I've been lurking on this site for sometime now. I have been considering this surgery for the last 2 years but keep telling myself I can do it on my own but keep on packing on the pounds. Talked to people who have had the surgery and read review after review to get a better understanding of it... READ MORE

Life Changer but Don't Want to Be Crippled. Decatur, TX

I will start by introducing myself I'm a 44 year old woman that found myself standing at work and feeling a awful pain in my lower back hip area. This resulted in to seeing a spine specialist who order an MRI. Scan to notice I had a huge tumor crushing into my spine. I had open back surgery in... READ MORE

25 Years Old, 1 Child had Surgery in Mexico.

I plan to have my sleeve done in early June, I have been looking at medical tourism agencies to make the decision much easier to find a good surgeon. I am really nervous about getting the surgery so I am having my family come with me hopefully, we can make it into a small family vacation. I am... READ MORE

40 Year Old , Mother of 4 Children, Horrible Overweight - Mexico, MX

My name is Karina, I have 40 years I am a mother of 4 children and today I decided to tell some of my operation, this has really changed my life. my weight was 220 pounds today is to 138. This was the best decision of my life. first look for a long time who operated on me and in my search I... READ MORE

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