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My Gastric Sleeve Story – Jay

So here it goes…I am putting it out there It’s time to let it out of the bag, so to speak. I am proud of the hard work that has gone into creating a new me. In October of last year I sat across from a doctor who said I was lucky to have a...
by Mexico Bariatric Center Blog on Sep 2, 2016

Is Lap-Band Surgery the Best Weight Loss Surgery?

More and more people are turning to surgical methods to help them lose weight. As with anything in the world of medical science, tools and techniques are being constantly added and changed. This is why, today, there are many different forms of weight...
by The Fashionable Gal on Aug 21, 2015

Dangerous Tongue Patch Procedure for Weight Loss

Image from Wikipedia There is a clinic in Beverly Hills who has been offering a risky "tongue patch" procedure in order to achieve weight loss of about 30 pounds in a single month. Although this clinic is currently the only one providing this "servi...
by Fauquier ENT on Jun 6, 2013

QUESTION OF THE DAY: GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY????

So, I always have people asking me random questions, and I feel it is best to answer them here with you all. The question that was presented to me was, did you consider gastric bypass surgery? The answer is YES! Two times I have gone to well-known su...
by Healthy Words of Encouragement on May 16, 2013

Chris Christie Snuck In a Weight Loss Surgery On Us

Chris Christie Snuck In a Weight Loss Surgery On UsThe streets are usually always watching the celebrities and public figures. This time, however, they missed some news about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. This week, His Gubernatorial Highness admit...
by Prune Juice Media on May 9, 2013

From a Horror Story to a Happy Ending: Gabrielle’s Experience

I have been very happy with the results from my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. I had a lap band for 3 years but had to have it removed when I had peritonitis (not related to the band). I of course gained … Continue reading →...

A Few Compelling Reasons to Have Weight Loss Surgery

There are many reasons to make the first step in deciding if Weight Loss Surgery might be the right choice for you. Here are a few we've put together… There was also a prior blog that we did with the … Continue reading →...

Erika’s Lap Band to Sleeve Revision – Before & After Photos and Story

Hello Ladies! I hope you are both doing well and had a lovely Thanksgiving! I wanted to let you know that I am officially at 50 pounds lost! I feel amazing! The sleeve is my dream life! It is not … Continue reading →...

Looking for a Weight Loss Surgery Doctor

Many people who are severely overweight or morbidly obese are advised to consult with a weight loss surgery doctor. Finding a weight loss surgery doctor is not a complicated process. In fact, you can check in your local hospitals, medical centers, an...

Goal!!

Today was another doc visit with the surgeon to see check my progress.  I wasn’t looking forward to it, as I was going to have to see the same one that gave me such a hard time last month.  However, I was sort of pleasantly shocked!! She ente...

Down Again

Miss K and I have debated for a long time about changing the day that we weigh in.  It seems like Tuesday is here before we know it and it seems so soon after a weekend.  Today we finally made the change!! One of the reasons that we want to weigh i...

I’m In Shape… ‘Round’ Is a Shape, Isn’t It?

It's funny, but for as far back as I can remember, I've always been overweight. You know in kindergarten when the teacher is going over shapes? Well, that's when it really hit me. My teacher, Mrs. Carden, had a bunch … Continue read...

Bedside Manner

I don’t know what the last update was on my weight loss.  My original surgeon changed duty stations and I ended up with this great replacement.  He was taking such awesome care of me.  He was working with me on the weight loss and trying to...

So You Think You Gonna Lose Weight?

I stood at the top of the steps panting and sweating uncontrollably and thought about all the life changes I was “going” to make in my thirties. I was going to join a gym, eat healthy, go on 30-mile bike … Continue reading →...

Lap Band Surgery: Jets Coach Rex Ryan Achieves His Goal!

No matter how much you have to lose, weight loss is tough. When you need to drop 100 lbs. or more, losing weight can become downright daunting. Diet and exercise play a role, to be sure; however a change in … Continue reading →...

The Cost of Lap Band Surgery – Know Before You Go

Lap band surgery is one of the most popular forms of weight loss surgery, and it’s easy to see why. It is a minimally invasive procedure that can often be performed on an outpatient basis. The bands themselves are adjustable … Continue re...

At a Loss

Yes, I’m at a loss, but not about life or anything like that.  I lost weight today!! I’m so happy that I can say I’m finally moving past the plateau.  For weigh-in today, I lost 1.8 pounds.  That’s the most that I’ve...

Plateau

Things have been pretty busy around here, but I’ll get into that on another blog post.  For now, I’m just going to update my weight loss…..or lack there of. I had my doctor appointment yesterday.  It went really well, although the...

Top 5 Tips to Get Motivated for Weight Loss

As a society we are now focused on being healthy more than ever. New trends are coming out in the dieting world and all it takes is a little motivation to get started. Eating healthy, exercising regularly and even weight … Continue reading U...

Weight Loss Surgery: Weighing Up Your Future

If you have been weighing up the pros and cons of weight loss surgery, then you have already reached a critical crossroads in your life. Diets have not been successful, nor has counseling. Now you believe that your life depends on making drastic chan...
by Drugs Benefits and Facts on Jul 23, 2012


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