Why I Decided to Have WLS I was not an overweight child; however, I got pregnant at 16. My pre-pregnancy weight was 140 pounds, and when I went in to have my daughter, I weighed 210 pounds. I lost most of that weight and got back down to 160 pounds.
Why I Decided to Have WLS I was always “A Thick Red Bone” with lots of curves. Being from Louisiana, that wasn’t a bad thing. However, in middle school, I was made fun of because my legs were shaped like baseball bats, and my butt was huge. I was intelligent,
Why I Decided to Have WLS My journey started when I was 14 years old and was put down a lot because of my weight. It put me into a tailspin of diets, bulimia, anorexia, depression, and yo-yo dieting for 46 years. I pretty much stopped living and experiencing life.
Weight loss surgery patients share many common experiences, and yet we often feel like we’re going through them alone. All of us will experience stalls, wardrobe malfunctions, holidays, food choices (good and bad), awkward conversations with people who don’t know we’ve gone under the knife… the ups and downs of
Why I Decided to Have WLS As long as I can remember I have struggled with obesity. In high school, I lost 100 pounds by almost starving myself. I was miserable and eventually gained back the weight that I'd lost. When I was 20, I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian
I have been at war with my weight since birth. I struggled with every diet you can imagine, only to lose, gain it back and often add more weight in the process. It has been a vicious cycle. My ah-ha moment came at a point where it should have been
My Weight Loss Journey I started to gain a lot of weight in my twenties. After having two children and reaching the age of 49, I weighed in at 246.5 pounds. I was considered morbidly obese at 5”3”. I had been on every diet imaginable throughout the years: Weight Watchers,
Why I Decided to Have WLS Since time began, I have felt that anything worth doing was worth doing to the extreme. From drugs and alcohol to cigarettes, work, food, and the mother of them all - STRESS. Yes, I was truly a stress junkie. Of course, all the other
My WLS Journey On April 13, 2017, I started on a journey to improve my health. I had Type II Diabetes and was morbidly obese. At the time of my surgery, I was 413 pounds. In the past, I weighed as much as 440 pounds. Since that date, I’ve lost
Do you really want to read one more article on regain after weight loss surgery? No, I didn't think so. I decided if I had more information on WHY my body loves to be fat, then maybe I could understand it and work to overcome it. I recently watched a