Lolo's LB Living

Location: Phoenix AZ
Member since 5/13/2013


  • 6 total posts
  • 1 review

Reviews & Stories

My Journey To a Better Life - Phoenix, AZ

I had my lapband placed 2.5 years ago. I have lost 103 pounds so far. I am at goal. I am at a normal BMI, and I am off all of my Blood Pressure Meds. I have not had any problems with my band or my experience.My suggestion is do your research so that you will be prepared for the required lifestyle changes. The band is only a tool that will help you lose weight if you follow the rules and... READ MORE

Recent comments from Lolo's LB Living

Also you have to realize the Lapband requires a lot of aftercare (fills and unfills). These visits require copays each time you go if your insurance covers them. It's very costly and can take up to 7 or 8 visits to get to the right... READ COMMENT

I had 6 months of diet and exercise insurance requirement before my Lapband surgery in 2010. I used that time to mentally prepare. I did tons of research on YouTube and Facebook as to what new Lapband patients can eat. I measured all... READ COMMENT

I had two surgeries this past year one to unbuckle my band and the second to remove the band. The second surgery was the worst. They had to create a larger incision to pull the band and port out of. I was much more bruised and sore... READ COMMENT

I'm on the fence about having a tummy tuck. It makes me very nervous but that is really the only issue I have left with my body is the extra skin on my belly area. I realize how quickly weight can come back on. It is going to be a... READ COMMENT

Thanks Lynne! I unfortunately had to have my band removed due to some issues. I wish you the best of luck!! READ COMMENT