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Failure to Thrive

September 6, 2022 · 0 comments

Failure to Thrive. Those three words jumped off the page at me as I made my way through the hospital doors to be admitted. After countless followup visits, IV hydration treatments, banana bags full of nutrients, endoscopies, swallow tests, shots, and ER visits the decision was made to re-admit me

Before and After RNY with Bonnie

Before and After RNY with Bonnie, down 179 pounds!

August 2, 2022 · 0 comments

Why I decided to have WLS Before and After RNY with Bonnie, down 179 pounds! I am a mother of four girls and a wife for 54 years. At the age of 43, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I underwent surgery and the long journey of chemo. My weight

Before-&-After-VSG-with-Stacey

Before & After VSG with Stacey, down 106 pounds!

July 12, 2022 · 0 comments

Why I decided to have WLS Growing up in a southern town, normal meals were something fried and with potatoes, and I was taught to eat what was on your plate. My family was never concerned about their weight, so they did not teach me to make healthy choices. I

Before & After RNY with Melissa

Before & After RNY with Melissa, down 200+ pounds

April 26, 2022 · 0 comments

Why I decided to have WLS Before & After RNY with Melissa, down 200+ pounds: No one wakes up and thinks, “I’m going to have weight loss surgery.” That was never on my radar. Like many other people, I struggled with weight my entire life. I was always the biggest

Before and After RNY with Valerie V

Before and After RNY with Valerie V., down 100 pounds!

March 22, 2022 · 0 comments

Before and After RNY with Valerie V: What is the difference between January 2003 and January 2022? A hundred pounds. January is my anniversary month. 19 years ago, I had gastric bypass surgery, specifically the roux-en-y. It was picking up in popularity, motivated by the change of Carnie Wilson. I

Before & After VSG with Tilisha

Before & After VSG with Tilisha, down 83 pounds!

February 8, 2022 · 0 comments

Why I decided to have WLS Before & After VSG with Tilisha: I have always been overweight throughout my high school and college years. One thing that made me get serious about losing weight was being pregnant with my son and developing gestational diabetes. The thought of developing diabetes later

Before and After VSG with Sarita

Before and After VSG with Sarita, down 90 pounds!

January 11, 2022 · 0 comments

Why I decided to have WLS There are several reasons why I decided to have WLS. I had a child in my late 30’s and after he was born, I tried countless diets and programs to lose weight for the next 17 years. I could never keep it off and

Before-and After VSG with John

Before and After VSG with John, down 117 pounds!

November 16, 2021 · 0 comments

Why I decided to have WLS Before and After VSG with John: My struggles with weight loss have pretty much been lifelong. Always on a yo-yo. Up a little, down a little. I have tried a multitude of diets over the years, all with limited to no success. I could

Before and After VSG with Alysia

Before and After VSG with Alysia, down 89 pounds!

October 12, 2021 · 0 comments

Why I decided to have WLS Before and After VSG with Alysia, down 89 pounds: All of my life until about seven years ago, I have been lean. I was never healthy about the ways I went about it. I struggled with body image and an eating disorder most of

Before and After VSG with Brittany

Before and After VSG with Brittany, down 130 pounds!

September 28, 2021 · 0 comments

Why I decided to have WLS Before and After VSG with Brittany: The decision to have surgery was not one that I made lightly. I thought about it for years and even met with a couple of different surgeons before moving forward. I had tried everything possible to lose weight

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