Location: Arizona
Member since 3/26/2012


  • 17 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews by mrsvanessa

I'd Do It Again - Tucson, AZ

I was 43 years old and I had the surgery because of losing all the weight that I did through weight loss surgery five years ago. I was feeling like Humpty Dumpty and I wanted to be put back together again. :) I wanted to feel attractive to myself and to my husband, just basically for myself... READ MORE

Roux En Y (Gastric Bypass Surgery) - San Diego, CA

My husband didn't support me doing the surgery, but supported me... I weighed 244 and lost to 104. First year was rocky, due to the fact somehow I got a pin hole (found day after surgery) in my lower intestine, went in for emergency surgery to fix it. I was in ICU for 2 days and hospital for... READ MORE

Recent comments from mrsvanessa

Thank you. Stay true to the program and it will work. If you introduce foods/drinks back into your diet you WILL gain the weight back.... READ COMMENT

No problem. Good luck and happy and HEALTHY eating! READ COMMENT

Jaxxterr, Thank you. I couldn't agree with you more. I didn't have the symptoms prior to surgery even when I was heavy. For me it is still the best decision I did about my weight gain. I wasn't always heavy, but none the less I... READ COMMENT

Ddupuis1974. I did have cosmetic surgery (its in my story) I didn't have a lot of excess skin, however, it was enough that I wanted to feel better about myself. I also took a few years after surgery before making that decision. I... READ COMMENT

Thank you Kirsty....I wouldn't change my decision... I'd still go through it all over again. READ COMMENT