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    Scared/ But Also Happy - hello everyone my name is Joe. I am 23 years old and I am going to have a sleeve gastrectomy done Sept 12 2013. I am scared but also happy at the same time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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    My Life After I Had Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Weight Loss Surgery - My sleeve gastrectomy surgery was done on August 31, 2011 by Dr. Panduranga Yenemula, MD.  Thankfully I...
    jxn0212 jxn0212 41-45 5 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    Best Decision Of My Life! - I've recently, at the beginning of April 2013, had the gastric sleeve surgery and I am beginning to quickly see how this has been the best decision of...
    Lentara Lentara 36-40, F 5 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Awaiting A New Life Style! - My name is Courtney and I'm 19 years old! My surgery date is July 22nd and I couldn't be more nervous/excited in my whole life! It's been hard to find...
    cclinger cclinger 18-21, F Jul 9, 2013

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    I Had The Sleeve Surgery Done As Well - Hello people my name is Latonya had the sleeve done back in april so far lost 60percent of my body fat..more to go :-)
    Latonya4 Latonya4 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2013

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    Underwent Sleeve Bariatric Surgery Almost 3 Wks Ago - Feeling weak, very little appetite and depressed... can anyone relate their experience and when does this possibly pass?
    oritriter oritriter 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    I Had A Sleeve Gastrectomy 4 Weeks Ago - HI MY NAME IS SUE, I AM 4 WEEKS POST OP AND GOING ALONG PRETTY WELL, UNTIL THIS WEEK WHERE I HAVEN'T LOST ANY WEIGHT, I AM STICKING TO THE...
    sueminty sueminty 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    I am planning on having VSG March 2014. I have been overweight all of my life. I know about 5 people that have had the surgery and done very well. I also have a great support...
    amandalee1220 amandalee1220 26-30, F 9 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    Food No Longer Controls My Life! - I had VSG surgey on month ago and it's the most important decision I've ever made in my entire life. As long as I can remember, I've been...
    MexiJ MexiJ 56-60 16 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Post Vsg Depression - I'm 4 months post VSG and have lost 65 lbs. In the interim I've begun suffering from debilitating depression with symptoms of lethargy and fatigue. ...
    Slimmer Slimmer 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    Battle Of The Mind and Body! - Has anyone else experienced this 'battle of the mind' post surgery? I'm now 6 weeks post surgery and starting to get to try eating more 'normal...
    Lentara Lentara 36-40, F 2 Responses May 12, 2013

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    I Had Vertical Gastric Sleeve - This is parthasarathy from India. My age is 34. This month 4th I had gastric sleeve. Pre op my weight was 132 kgs. After eleven days my weight comes...
    Parthasarathy2k13 Parthasarathy2k13 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    2 Weeks Post Op - hallo fellow sleevers i had my surgery on the 30 may 2013,im in my 3rd week and just started on puree...its all going good----i cant eat all 1/2 cup but trying.i...
    sleevalisa sleevalisa 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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    VSG Surgery - I had Vertical Sleeve Gastrectormy Weight Loss Surgery in May of 2009.  I was 38 years old at a weight of 199 pounds - I was at my highest.  I tried every...
    AvElAn4337 AvElAn4337 36-40, F 27 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    Life Changing Event - I started this journey weighing 250lbs at 5'6. I looked into this surgery and found I qualified through Kaiser. On day of surgery I weighed 220...this was 2...
    LucyLo4 LucyLo4 26-30 4 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    Surgery Date February 20 And The Nerves Are Starting - Hi. My date is set and NOW I am starting to get nervous. I'm starting to think about the pain after surgery, will I get...
    Riemem01 Riemem01 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    I Had Sleeve Surgery January 6, 2012 - It took me ten years before I was ready to have this done but finally I was. My mother had went through lung cancer and watching all she went...
    Annmarie75 Annmarie75 36-40, F Sep 30, 2013

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    I've lost 140 pounds. 80 more to go. Bre@sts are becoming bigger and bigger as I lose weight. Started off as a C and now a DD. Might be a DDD within 10-15 pounds more lost. My n...
    CatsCantHoldLimes CatsCantHoldLimes 22-25, T Apr 7

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    Had Gastric Sleeve Surgery May 8, 2013 - Hello, I'm just excited to share and meet others that have had the sleeve and am curious about your experiences. I'm tolerating my full...
    Takingcareofme Takingcareofme 46-50, F 4 Responses May 14, 2013

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    Going For It! - I am shooting to have my surgery the beginning of June. I just need to clear a couple things with my cardio doc first. I'm excited and nervous! Any advice/tips...
    MidniteAngel75 MidniteAngel75 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy - I had  vsg surgery in Manchester UK, performed by Mr Basil Ammori. In just ten weeks I have already lost 44lbs which I am delighted about. I...
    cherrydrop cherrydrop 41-45 4 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    Me And VSG - Hi Everyone...I had my VSG Surgery on October 18, 2012 at an all time high of 287.4 lbs. Today (08/29/2013) about 10 months out I am at 177.6 lbs. The decision to...
    pkstepp pkstepp 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 29, 2013

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    I am 66 years old had vertical sleeve surgery may 10 2013 have lost 70 lbs and feel great
    jfwjlb1 jfwjlb1 66-70, M 3 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    Friend Had VSG And Is Now In ICU - I have a friend who decided to have VSG. She immediately had trouble after because of the swelling (stricture) above the sleeve. She could not...
    doreenalice doreenalice 56-60 2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    3 Years Out.................. - I am three years post op on my VSG.....it was the best decision I ever made. I have gained some weight back recently and I am going to do the 5...
    Curiouscee Curiouscee 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    One Year After and Love My Vsg! - I’ve struggled with maintaining a healthy weight since I was a teenager. I’ve probably lost (and regained!) 1000 lbs. during my life...
    lovemyvsg lovemyvsg 56-60, F 39 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    2 Months Post-op: Does Anyone Else Feel Like This? - I have to say that i couldn't be more happy with the decision I made to do this surgery. I was just wondering if anyone else...
    ResaB ResaB 36-40 1 Response Jul 17, 2013

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    One Month After My Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery . . . - It has been one month now after my Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery. I'm from the U.S. but currently live and work in the Middle...
    yankeeabroad yankeeabroad 36-40 7 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy..my New Life Is Around The Corner.... - My name is Iris I am from South Texas and well ever since I was a little girl I was always over weight and for...
    irisloveus irisloveus 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    Had vertical sleeve surgery Sept 11 2013 and as of today Dec 28 I have lost 65 lbs!! A brand new me!!
    TCZJFZ2013 TCZJFZ2013 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    So Happy After Sleeve Surgery - I had the sleeve done 04/05/2013. 2 weeks prior to surgery my weight 255 , lost 9 during diet previous surgery (2 weeks). Its been 3 month I weight...
    almary24 almary24 41-45 3 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    Waiting For A New Life! - Hi friends, finally managed to convince my family for my surgery. Its scheduled for early June. Hope all goes well!! Need support to second my decision...
    Vegashi Vegashi 41-45, F 1 Response May 6, 2013

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    My Views On Sleeve Gastrectomy Weight Loss -   I just had sleeve gastrectomy on 15/March /2012. I waited 5 years to have the surgery due to ongoing health proplems with my...
    Delahunty Delahunty 46-50 3 Responses May 7, 2012

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    Had A Band, Converted To The Sleeve - I had a lap band for 3 years until it stopped working for me.  I had the revision from band to sleeve on  11/29/09.  I am...
    scneaux scneaux 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2010

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    Had My Vsg 3 Weeks Ago. So Far, So Good - Had my VSG on 31 January 2011.  Stayed in the hospital 2 nights and then came home,  Haven't needed any pain medication, anti-nausea...
    HarperTW HarperTW 61-65, M 3 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    Im Free - I had surgery 2 weeks ago. 11/12/13 (lucky day?) I have so many questions for everybody.....is there actually a chat session on here?
    maglet maglet 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    3 Months Post Surgery - What A Difference!! - After a shopping trip for much needed new clothes yesterday I thought I'd share a 3 month post surgery update because I was so totally...
    Lentara Lentara 36-40, F Jun 29, 2013

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    I am 35 days post and am so happy but the smell of food makes me ill and the thought of eating is worse. I am trying to get my water in and meet my 60 grams of protein in each day...
    DinaBeth DinaBeth 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2013

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    Not As Good As I Hoped - I had gastric sleeve in august of '12. My greatest loss was 75# and my original goal was to lose 120#. I have gained back 10 pounds and am totally...
    DanaA70 DanaA70 41-45 1 Response Sep 17, 2013

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    7 Days Post Surgery - I'm feeling good and getting stronger everyday but I am struggling with getting all the fluids and proteins in everyday. Am I the only that finds this...
    Adsmimi Adsmimi 41-45 2 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    Any Advice - I haven’t had the surgery yet....I have thought about it for years.....My husband didn’t want me to have it because of the possible risks, but I am going...
    4everChanging 4everChanging 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    6 Weeks Post-op And Loving Life! - I had VSG surgery on June 19, 2013. Best decision ever! I know I am still in the trenches and just barely able to eat real food, but I love my...
    SleevedChristie SleevedChristie 36-40, F Jul 24, 2013

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    A New Adventure. - I am two weeks post op. on the sleeve. I could not have had a better experience. Everything was great. I only had to take two pain pills when I got home...
    Kdg4kids Kdg4kids 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    Needed Help - I am a 41 year old female. I have dieted and exercised my whole life and have for the most part remained healthy. Almost 3 years ago I had to have back surgery and so...
    purrpleldy purrpleldy 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2012

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    Hello everyone I was sleeved on December 9th 2013 and thus far it has been the best decision Ive ever made for myself.. Good Luck to all you that have your date fastly approaching...
    melisafool melisafool 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    Having VSG - I'm scheduled to have a hernia repair on the 24th July. The doctor says they can do the sleeve at the same time. (I had my Lap band removed in Feb. of this year.) My...
    mymimis mymimis 41-45 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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    My Weight Loss Journey - I just had the Vertical Sleeve with Dr Borland in New Iberia on May 20th. Everything with me has been almost perfect. I go for my first pre op visit next...
    c1638 c1638 56-60 May 24, 2013

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