Location: Des Moines, IA
Member since 4/18/2015


  • 12 total posts
  • 1 review
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Reviews & Stories


After a lifetime of struggling with weight issues I had Lapband Surgery in 2009. I feel like this is the last thing to bring the mirror and my head in to alignment. The extra belly skin is embarrassing (makes ALOT of noise when I jog) and I have to put underarm deodorant because this area sweats and seriously stinks - if I don't. Here are a few pictures of me at my heaviest - the camera... READ MORE

Discussions started by dsmarea

Body lift - Who makes a corset that zips?

Being a single lady - getting in an out of these corsets can be very difficult alone.  READ MORE

Recent comments from dsmarea

I'd be too scare to go outside the US - I also like that I'm in my home, have family around and my doctor visits my house for my aftercare. Careful and remember - you get what you pay for. This is MAJOR surgery - I'm serious! READ COMMENT

It's THE DRUGS FOLK - I shouldn't have been doing any of this - I should have been home laying down!!!! READ COMMENT

All I can think of is - we all have off days - maybe you caught him on one. I ABSOLUTELY know you get what you pay for and I knew the moment I stepped foot inside Dr. Franks office he wasn't the cheapest. I also knew if I am... READ COMMENT

Procedure went amazing - surgery took 12.5 hours - I feel bad they all had to work so long while I slept the day away! Check out my updates and all the photos - I'll keep them coming! READ COMMENT