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Blog Before & After VSG with ocean4dlm

Before & After VSG with ocean4dlm, down 132 pounds!

January 21, 2020 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS In November of 2014, I was close to 300 pounds. I had given up weighing myself, so I'm not sure how high I had gotten. (My all-time high was 345 in 2007 when I left a miserable 27-year marriage.) That November night, my significant other

Blog Before After VSG with Mark Paul

Before & After VSG with Mark Paul, down 110 lbs!

January 7, 2020 · 0 comments

I’m a 53-year-old male who underwent a sleeve gastrectomy procedure back in January of 2019 with Dr. Jeffrey Baker at Ridgeview Medical Center in the Twin Cities. We all have events in our lives that change us forever, and this is one of those events for me. Why I Decided

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Before & After VSG with SassyItalian, losing 125 pounds!

December 17, 2019 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS All of my life, I've struggled with my weight. I started eating to cope during my adolescent years after my parents' divorce. I was always so much taller and bigger than the other kids, and gaining weight intensified my feelings of awkwardness. As a

Blog Before After RNY with Michelle M

Before & After RNY with Michelle M., losing 163 pounds!

December 10, 2019 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS I can remember being one of the bigger girls in fifth grade, probably 10-15 pounds more than most of the girls in my class. Being one of the bigger girls continued with the gap getting wider through my adult years. A few months post-pregnancy

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Before & After RNY with Rachel B., losing 135 pounds!

November 19, 2019 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS My struggles with my weight began when I was about eight years old. That’s when I started gaining weight and found out I had Hypothyroidism and Adrenal Hyperplasia. Since then, my life has been a roller coaster of weight issues. I was put on

Before & After RNY with Angileej

Before & After RNY with AngileeJ, losing 125 pounds!

November 5, 2019 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS My sister is 11 months older than I am, and she was always in shape without having to exercise. I got tired of hearing, "Angilee has a pretty face, but she is so big." It affected my self-esteem. I tried the Atkins Diet, Phentermine

Before After RNY with Jeffrey H

Before & After RNY with Jeffrey H., losing 130 pounds!

October 22, 2019 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS As far as I can remember, I was always a skinny little kid, but after a few surgeries and life itself, my weight started creeping up. After I retired from the Navy in 2012, my weight dramatically changed as I gained over 100 pounds

Before & After VSG with izeigler

Before & After VSG with izeigler, losing 113 pounds!

October 8, 2019 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS My struggles with obesity began within the last 10 years. I noticed as I got older, and my metabolism got a little slower, so did my weight loss. I have always gone to the gym, thinking I was doing the right thing, but not

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There’s No Elevator to Success After Bariatric Surgery

September 30, 2019 · 0 comments

When it comes to success after bariatric surgery, imagine that you are in front of a set of stairs. There are only these stairs to climb. Would you quickly go up the set or would you go slowly stair by stair? If you’re like most of us, you’d go quickly,

Before & After RNY with MLC45

Before & After RNY with MLC45, losing 175 lbs!

September 24, 2019 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS I had a rough start in life involving my weight. I was born with damage done to the right side of my face. This injury caused me to suck very little at one time and required feeding almost on an hourly basis for several

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