Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Member since 11/24/2010


  • 12 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 discussion
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Weight Loss Surgery Duodenal Switch (DS) Success! - Michigan, MI

I had DS by Dr K in August of 2009 and I've lost 154lbs!  The procedure lasted about 4.5hrs. I was in the hospital for 4 days, back to work part time at a desk job 8 days post op, then full time the following week. The pain was less than a hysterectomy. I was 39 at the time of the surgery and I felt like I'd been hit by a truck by the 3rd day! Then I felt much better and was off all... READ MORE

Questions from lklk

Panniculectomy Vs Abdominoplasty

I've lost 154lbs after having a duodenal switch in August of 2009. I'm not 100% sold on the getting a tummy tuck rather than just a panni removal, I'd like a... READ MORE

5 Months Post Op Tummy Tuck Pulled Muscle on Side.

I'm 5months post op from an extended tt. I've had two occasions where I've had a quick movement and I felt something "pop" in the lower rib area towards... READ MORE

Discussions started by lklk

Tummy tuck without muscle tightening

Hello, I've lost 154lbs, I'm looking at having a tummy tuck without the muscle tightening. I'll never be the woman that can wear a bikini... but I have a lot of... READ MORE

Recent comments from lklk

Only if I eat too many carbohydrates READ COMMENT

WOW! You look great! Thanks for sharing the pics! Hope you continue to heal and have an easy recovery! L READ COMMENT

Let me know what you think of your result! Hope your recovery goes well! READ COMMENT

Thanks! It's been a great journey for me, one I'd highly recommend! READ COMMENT

I started at 316 and I'm now at 162, I'm 6ft tall with a BMI of 22. READ COMMENT