My story is probably like everyone else's story. I always battled my weight in high school and after I graduated I became comfortable with my husband and started putting on weight. My highest weight was never over 280 and I thought that at least I wasn't in the 300's ...but then changes happened and I gained more weight. I started Weight Watchers and when I stepped on the scale and seen 315 pounds I started crying..I never have been over 300 and didn't know what to do. I worked the Weight Watchers program and lost 45 pounds. Then decided to do the diet on my own and gained weight back. When I started looking into the gastric bypass surgery I was scared...I made an appt for surgery and went through the 2 week shake diet for 2 days. I then started crying over wanting food and had to have a cheeseburger and fries. I canceled surgery and told myself I couldn't give up my food. After a year passed and my knees gotten worse and could barely make it up steps without my legs hurting. I went through the process again to schedule the gastric bypass surgery. I was scared of dying and failing. I had my surgery August 2,2011. It was the most scariest thing to go through but I made it through!