Location: Washington, DC
Member since 7/31/2013


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Had the Sleeve Surgery on Sept. 3, 2013 and Happy!

Hi everyone, My name is Lisa and I am 37 years old. I have to decide on Monday, August 5, 2013 which procedure I would like to do. I qualify for both. I have no co-morbidity symptoms except sleep apnea (and am not sure if that's genetic or from obesity). I am 5'7" and weight about 280 lbs. Insurance has cleared me for the surgery...just have to do an EKG, chest x-ray and abdominal... READ MORE

Recent comments from LisaM2013

That's amazing! So happy for you!!! READ COMMENT

Hi Gina, I had one spot on my side that was more sore than the other incisions. I don't remember the "pulling" that much, but I do remember that I couldn't tough that part of my stomach! That pain took a couple of weeks to go away. I... READ COMMENT

I have had plateaus as well. You may need to add more carbs into your diet as you are exercising. Chocolate milk and peanut butter crackers were recommended to me as they have protein and carbs. Good luck and let me know if you find... READ COMMENT