Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am Going to Have Lap Band Surgery

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 5 People

    My doctor didn't catch my scoliosis till it was way to late in the past 2 years the pain caused me to go over bored, no one believed how bad it was getting. When I was in rehab I...
    lovelypoison44 lovelypoison44 16-17, F Oct 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    8 scars on my legs, 2 eight plates which I had in for 2 years before being taken out and removal of 4 bones :)
    charlie4edwards charlie4edwards 16-17, F Oct 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mother has been passive aggressive my whole life yet I just realized it in my early 40's. My father died 3 years ago and that's when her PA really escalated. The first 6...
    alleb1990 alleb1990 41-45 3 Responses Oct 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im the singer in my band and its super fun! I attend the Delco Rock School and I learned how to play guitar there. We dont have a band name because my guitarist Brandon hasnt gave...
    dandanbear dandanbear 18-21, F Oct 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My husband, kids, and I all have laptop computers at home for work, school, and for personal needs like shopping, travel plans, looking up movies and music and so much more.
    computerbusinessmom computerbusinessmom 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello. I'd like to share my story and see if anyone has anything similar. A few months ago I've had this dull pain in my left abdomen and I decided to go to the doctor and get some...
    matt3368 matt3368 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello. I'd like to share my story and see if anyone has anything similar. A few months ago I've had this dull pain in my left abdomen and I decided to go to the doctor and get some...
    matt3368 matt3368 26-30, M Oct 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm 28 and have been suffering from the age of 13 have been in and out of hospital for 12 years with what they said was abdominal migraines! Surprise surprise 3 years and after a...
    staceygall28 staceygall28 26-30, F Oct 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So my dog needs two bumps removed from her skin and I've been procrastinating on scheduling her surgery because I'm scared to death of putting her under anesthesia :-( Last night I...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I confess that there is some work I would like done, although purely out of vanity. On a plane once some prosperous looking lady told me that the trick with plastic surgery is to...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is my recent surgery; I should be a veteran to this group. I have had multiple extensive surgeries. I am better for the most part for it. My most recent surgery was for...
    FrankK70 FrankK70 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had knee surgery on my left knee on Thursday. Dr said he "cleaned it out". Sounds scary haha. Apparently he cleaned debris out of my knee. Whatever that means. le sigh I woke...
    darktippedrose darktippedrose 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey I'm 15 and I have scoliosis. At my last appointment/ checkup I was told my curve is now at 50 degrees and from there it's only going to get worse. I asked what my options were...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had the vertical sleeve gastrectomy surgery in November of this year, and its been a true struggle with everything, from excising, taking pills, eating, to even going to the...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I also had open heart surgery shortly after I was born but the doctors just told my parents to leave me there, forget about me, and try again because there was no way I was going...
    EnigmaticYoshi EnigmaticYoshi 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have just found this site and thought I would share my story here! I am in utter despair with my diabetes insipidus which I have had since 2000. I had head surgery to remove a...
    lorelli1973 lorelli1973 41-45, F Oct 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have had endometriosis for years. After a miscarriage, then years of infertility, then laparoscopy, I had a healthy pregnancy of twins. Shortly after their birth, the dreaded...
    teacher653 teacher653 31-35, F Oct 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Before having my last child, I asked my doctor if he would do a tubal ligation on me. I knew I was a good candidate. More than once child, over the age of 25, and married to a man...
    Momma1985 Momma1985 26-30, F Oct 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The only thing I enjoy at school is going to band class and hanging out with my band friends
    bisexuallover15 bisexuallover15 13-15, F Oct 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    me and my ex broke up about a week ago weve been trying to stay friends (ive been trying to stay friends) and we play this pc game together so the night before last she told me...
    justashyguy87 justashyguy87 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer one month ago. The mass on my ovary was discovered through cat scan in the ER because I had symptoms of appendicitis. on Labor Day weekend I had...
    Lmm14 Lmm14 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got into Rock in high school and ever since then my sick sense of humor has kept spitting out goofy band names like: The Yeah, Yeah, What's!?: Fast paced and confusing. The lead...
    Gr8nsaw8S Gr8nsaw8S 22-25, M Oct 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was in marching band, it was the senior show of my first year. One of my best friends, Bill (name changed, obviously) invited me to come down underneath the football stands to...
    Sulu2000 Sulu2000 22-25, M Oct 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A few years back I had a great fall while teaching Martial Arts. As a result of the fall there was some tissue damage just above my right shoulder blade. The tear was at first...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have just found this site and thought I would share my story here! I am in utter despair with my diabetes insipidus which I have had since 2000. I had head surgery to remove a...
    lorelli1973 lorelli1973 41-45, F Oct 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love myself and my body for who I am. Things I may not like the most about myself j see nothing wrong with changing it. Personally I support cosmetic surgery nothing wrong with...
    MsAnonymous1 MsAnonymous1 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Three times in my life.The first was my totally unnecessary circumcision when i was a few days old. The second was the removed of my gall bladder by non invasive surgery and this...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Oct 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Mine is KoRn and basically all other rock bands out there. Who is your favorite band or bands?
    BrokenBeyondRecognition BrokenBeyondRecognition 13-15, F Oct 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just so ya know: this has a happy ending. Yesterday, at a marching band competition, the girl working on the prop in front of mine said she felt like she was going to be sick. I...
    Shepfax Shepfax 16-17, T Oct 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I'm going to a party tonight, and it's usually at parties that it gets bad. I don't have any anxiety meds, but if there are any common remedies I could find around the house...
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I earlier mis-stated the name of a rock band. I posted a response saying that I went to see a "Guns & Roses" concert. My mistake was that the name of the band is not "Guns...
    WAMme WAMme 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We've had a bad experience with icy hot when I put it on his shoulders...I thought he was going to cry. He said that it wasn't the worst pain he felt but definitely close. I forget...
    LustlyVareDe LustlyVareDe 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last week I was just so overwhelmed by everything going on. I am a cashier at a busy store Walgreens and I just felt like I was yelled at by so many people. I tried to hold it back...
    Ashamedpooperim21yrsold Ashamedpooperim21yrsold 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As much as I would like to make myself believe that I'm not obsessed with anything, the fact of the matter is that I am obsessed with music. I am an amateur musician myself, so...
    TheOrganicOne TheOrganicOne 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well its that time again, my monthly therapy appointment to try and deal with the monsterous multiflavored monkey on my back called APD. I almost feel its useless to go but i keep...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi, I'm 14 years old and at the age of 13 i was diagnosed with scoliosis. This was such hard news to hear a i am a dedicated field hockey player, a dancer and a crops country...
    LiveLaughLoveDance LiveLaughLoveDance 13-15, F Oct 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Led Zeppelin, Kiss, K.C. And The Sunshine Band, Metallica, Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, System of a Down, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Britney Spears, Lady...
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Oct 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don't ask me why. x-x Girls in my school love to sit on my lap. I don't even know why. At first, I dislike it. But slowly, I started to love it. Like they sit on my lap almost...
    EmotionlessDude EmotionlessDude 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, one tattoo. It is the Ironman Triathlon logo on my right upper arm/shoulder. I had it done precisely 2 weeks after completing my first Ironman race. For those that don't...
    cdndave77 cdndave77 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Did I Bring the Poltergeist from Work Home?? Peculiar A while ago, I finished lunch and a cup of coffee and then headed upstairs to my room to look for a water bottle. Walked into...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I live in China, but I'm a WASP from the US. I have fkn seizures sometimes. I fell down and shattered my Right Patella. I'm pretty alone here... didn't go to hospital for...
    diverdude7 diverdude7 51-55, M Oct 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Was anyway. In the famous Christ's Hospital School Military Band! For 4 years, I played in it at all kinds of events: Lord's Cricket Ground international matches, the Lord Mayor's...
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M Oct 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I want to change a lot of things. I want to be happy and I want to be pretty and desirable. You know, one of "those" girls. I'm tired of getting ignored. I want attention. I'm...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can't talk to anyone anymore, I've always said I had trust issues and didn't talk to many, but I don't think I realized how many I did talk to. Now I talk to maybe one person who...
    auntnichole auntnichole 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was about 5 my cousin would abuse me. I was small at the time so I didn't know what was happening, he would say it was a game of thief and cop and I was the thief. He would...
    lunaClipse lunaClipse 18-21, F Oct 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im 19 years old from philippines i have an strabismus condition of eye many time i bullied becoz of my eye conditon until now i want to take a surgery but i cant afford it coz we...
    jayn12 jayn12 18-21, F Oct 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have it since I was 21 (I am 24 now), and man, I gotta tell you, it hurts, like nothing I could have ever imagined. I had a surgery in my left hand, wich was the worst case, in 2...
    DildoSlut DildoSlut 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 6