sweetdreams34

Location: Killeen, TX
Member since 7/23/2011

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  • 80 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 76 comments
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

Gastric Sleeve Surgery--My Journey To a New Me! - Tijuana, Mexico

I am going to get the vertical sleeve surgery because I'm overweight and I have been overweight for a long time now. I also have developed type 2 diabetes. It is time to get my weight under control. I also have terrible self esteem and don't like to go out and meet people because I'm insecure about my weight. This has been going on for probably 7-8 years now and it is really making me a... READ MORE

Porcelain Crowns on Two Front Teeth - Killeen, TX

I had a big gap between my front teeth from decay. The tooth literally came out in the middle. I was aghast. I never smiled and was very depressed. I had that gap for seven years! I could no longer deal with it and as soon as I had the money I got it fixed. It was one of the best things ever. My dr was amazing and the staff was good. I am very pleased and now smile without hesitation. It was a... READ MORE

Smart Lipo Austin, Tx Tummy Liposuction U/L Abdomen

I am going to be having smart lipo MPX on upper and lower abs in Austin and I am excited and very nervous. Most reviews about my doctor that I have seen online are all really positive and have heard good things all around. Nervous about the procedure and about the bruising, pain, and swelling I've heard about. Hoping to have a great experience. I will let everyone know how it goes.... READ MORE

Questions from sweetdreams34

Very Tired Still 2 1/2 Months Post Op when I Am Normally Quite Active. He Removed 2700 Cc's. Is This Somewhat Normal?

To add i am usually physically active and have energy but just wondering if i may be simply one of those taking longer to reover than most? I am usually never this tired and i... READ MORE

Recent comments from sweetdreams34

Congratulations!! You are beautiful and sound so happy and healthy! READ COMMENT

And I wanted to add that some depression or blues after the sleeve is somewhat common. As you lose weight, the fat cells release hormones and it can wreak havoc on your emotions for a while. It can feel like a whirlwind for a while but... READ COMMENT

Don't freak out over stalls. I had several over the course of my weight loss and they always stopped and I started losing again. It happens to almost everyone so don't worry too much. They usually only last a couple of weeks. Usually... READ COMMENT

Best wishes! I've heard of your doctor and yes, he has good reviews! Don't give up the fight to have VSG. It is so worth it. I dieted for many years and the weight either didn't come off at all or came off and then slowly came right... READ COMMENT

Congratulations! READ COMMENT