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NEW Before & After VSG with Katherine

Before & After VSG with Katherine, down 147 pounds!

March 24, 2020 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS Since I can remember, I've been heavyset. In the 5th grade, I wore a size 12/13. In 7th grade, I weighed 167 lbs. and was 5'5" tall. No matter how active I was as a child, I was always bigger. In my freshman year

NEW Before & After RNY with Conniecancrop

Before & After RNY with Conniecancrop, down 125 pounds!

March 3, 2020 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS Was I always overweight? I guess so. To be honest, when I looked in the mirror, I never thought I was OBESE. I just thought I was cute and a little chubby. As a child, I wasn't skinny. I was “big-boned,” as mom said.

Blog Before After RNY with TheChief94

Before & After RNY with TheChief94, down 176 pounds!

February 18, 2020 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS As a child, I had no issues with weight control. If anything, I was decidedly underweight (“skeletal” - think 6’2” at 130 pounds in my senior year of high school). After school, I joined the Navy, and even though the service was BIG on

Blog Before After RNY with Crystal

Before & After RNY with Crystal, down 144 pounds!

February 4, 2020 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS Growing up, I was always overweight. I don't remember a time in my life when I wasn’t always the “fat one.” It was so hard to watch my two siblings and cousins play sports and enjoy “normal” childhood activities. I wanted to do those

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

Blog Before After VSG With SassyItalian 1

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

Blog Before After RNY with Rachel B 1

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

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