I was lucky and had been warned by my brother who had been there the month before to have the surgery as to what to expect, otherwise I think I might have backed out of the entire thing. Now that I see how easy it was I would like to go back and have some work done on my arms. If you are planning on...read more.
After a lot of research and serious contemplation, I decided to head to Mexico to get a gastric sleeve... WOW~~ I wish I would have done it sooner!! It has been almost 9 months and my life has completely changed. I have lost 100 pounds and am feeling like I am 30 years old again. My experience wi...read more.
It is really good to hear from you, I am doing great. Since surgery I have lost 51 lbs., out of plus size clothing, and out of the 200's. My self-esteem, and motivation is high. I am enjoy exercising, and have joined a running/jogging team. I am up to walking/jogging 6 miles 3 days pe...read more.
Hi, I'm Darlene. I have always been a prisoner to my weight issues. Every fad diet out there had to be tried...the egg diet, the cabbage soup diet, atkins, weight watchers, blah, blah, blah. Yes, I'd lose...and then I'd gain and gain. At my surgery date, I was the heaviest I had ever been - 240 ...read more.
I would do it all over again in a HEART BEAT. This is my fifth month anniversary of my surgery. So far I have lost 79lbs and 67 inches. I have not been at this weight in 20 years. I am thankful for making the decision for surgery. I only wish I had done it sooner. I’m still on my weight loss j...read more.
I have to say I was skeptical to be traveling to an area of the world that I did not even speak the language. I read many of the testimonials from those who had been to the clinic, but there was one you-tube experience that alleviated my concerns the most I am going to paste it here it may help you...read more.
I don't even know where to begin. I was in bad health and almost 75 pounds overweight with hypertension, high cholesterol and borderline diabetes. I tried every diet under the sun without much success; I soon regained the weight I lost and then some. I made the decision to have the gastric surgery a...read more.
I've struggled with my weight my whole life. They call it the weight loss battle, because it is like a fight that never ends. Even when I was successful at weight loss and reached some of my goals; I never reached all of them and I could not maintain my success long-term. It was just heart breaki...read more.
This was a wonderful decision for me. It has given me the help I need to lose weight I have been carrying for over 30 years. It is not a "quick fix", and requires sensible diet choices as well as mild to moderate exercise. I personally walk and occasionally swim. I have lost 45 pounds in 3 month...read more.
I had been heavy most of my adult life and have lost over 100 pounds 4 different times only to gain back more. I needed to use an electric scooter at Disney Land because of my weight and I was tired all the time. I didn't want to jump through all the hurdles that insurance makes you and wasn't even ...read more.