Location: New York, New York
Member since 5/28/2013


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  • 1 review

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Am I a Good Candidate for Gastric Bypass Surgery? - New York, NY

Hello everyone! My name is Ashlie and I am a 20 year old college student. I have had problems with my weight since I was about 11 years old. I am currently 232 lbs and wish to go down 100 lbs, or up to whatever I feel comfortable in. I've been wanting this for so long! Is it really worth it? Any bad complications? The women in my family suffer from thyroid disease, but I have been tested and... READ MORE

Recent comments from ashliegarcia

Hi! Do you by any chance have any before and after photographs to share? I am in the research stage and am looking to schedule a consultation with this doctor but would like to see more examples of her work! READ COMMENT

Hello ocdgirl2000, I wanted to get some advice from people who have gone through this surgery first so I could decide whether or not I wanted to go through with setting up an appointment or not. There is not better advice than true... READ COMMENT

Hello JadeY2122! I haven't found that information out just yet. I've been incredibly busy lately so I haven't contacted a bariatric surgeon or have made an appointment to see one. As soon as I do, I will definitely keep everyone... READ COMMENT

Thank you for your comment and for your advice! I'm pretty sure that this life changing experience will require some therapy, especially since I've been this way for as long as I can remember! If it does happen, it will be the biggest... READ COMMENT

Taunia, Thank you so much for your wonderful comment-- as well as the link to your YouTube account! It's great to see what others go through and the positive change that it makes in their lives. I also want to thank you for the tip... READ COMMENT