I I'm Having Gastric Bypass Surgery

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    Never Take Good Helth For Granted

    I'm having Gastric Bypass Surgery on the 27th of October. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would be in this position. I've not always been overweight, over the years my weight has went up and down, more up than down. But not more than 30 to 50 pounds overweight...
    Quiltingcrazy Quiltingcrazy
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Oct 15, 2009

    So I was so scared of telling the "important"

    people in my life about my decision to get sleeved. My Mother In Law interrogated me but in the end she was supportive and said she thinks its a great idea. My best friend (who I was most concerned about) said she understands and that it would be great for me. My mother was...
    Germanovna Germanovna
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2014

    Went for my first appt got all the info

    and now I have to wait for 3months without gaining. I wonder as an emotional eater how to find ways to keep me from doing so. I have started walking lots lol but I have to quit smoking that's not going so well. I'm so excited to have a chance to a new me for me Any guidance is...
    dazedangelinureyes dazedangelinureyes
    51-55, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2014

    New Change To My Life

    My name is Keisha I am 30 yr old and have three children. I am having Gastric Bypass Surgery I am in the first stages I have my two appointments set up to go to the class and to meet the doctor. I really don't know how I feel at this point but I have been sick with diabetes and...
    lsylvers lsylvers
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2012

    Haven't Told Anyone Yet

    I just found out today that I have been approved for gastric bypass. I must have reverse anorexia because I still can't believe I am heavy enough to qualify--but I sure do. Here is the kicker. I have been doing all of this research for months, gone in for tests, met with doctors...
    PMela PMela
    46-50, F
    Jun 14, 2012

    In The Early Stages Of Gastric Bypass Surgery.

    I am 28 years old and currently in the early stages of having gastric bypass surgery. The idea of this surgery was first brought to my attention by my family doctor close to 7 years ago. At that time I think that I was too young to comprehend the seriousness of the surgery and...
    Jess198 Jess198
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 12, 2012

    Tired Of Waiting

    I have gone through all the tests and appointments needed. I was approved on oct 11th I'm still waiting on a date for my surgery.
    ttlisaof2 ttlisaof2
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Oct 24, 2012

    My Weight Loss Journey Begins..........

    I have just read the comments from some of this group and I am happy that there is even a place where people can share stories, and worries about gastric bypass surgery. I will tell you what I know about it. I weigh 322 lbs, I have been overweight my entire life and I am 55 now...
    starhawke starhawke
    56-60
    1 Response Oct 20, 2012

    Almost There!

    I am meeting with the Surgeon to book my surgery date this week! I feel sick when I think about how close I am, yet I am not quite there yet. I have thought about nothing else literally for the last 8 months, almost obsession like(not in the scary way lol). I really do want this...
    letsdothis16 letsdothis16
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 1, 2013

    My Gastric Bypass Sugury Is In Nov.

    I am looking to connect with people who have had or will have gastric bypass. I am a diabetic. I hope the surgery will take the diabetes away.
    823paulette 823paulette
    61-65, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2012

    No More Gastrictis Or Bypass Surgery

    no more gastrictis  or bypass alovera plant is realy goodsome people do not like the teist but is realy good foreaver  
    amoresluis amoresluis
    41-45, F
    Jan 27, 2010

    My Twisted Feelings

    My surgery date is set I'm so happy August 25,2011 I worked so hard to get to this point,but my relationship is failing my future husband the man i shared my life with for the past 14years and have five wonderful children with is against this.I want his surport but I don't have...
    sweetme0990 sweetme0990
    26-30, F
    Aug 15, 2011

    Im So Unhappy

    My name is Meaghan im 18 yrs old and I weigh 366 pounds. Im so unhappy that I cry myself to sleep at night thinking about it. I have my first appointment with my weight loss specialist on the 23rd and im so scared that I wont have the will power to change my old habits once I...
    Meaghan18 Meaghan18
    18-21
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2013

    I will be having surgery in the next few months

    or so I have very mixed feelings about it, although it is definitely something I want I keep going over if the pros outweigh the cons etc I am worried about complications, and life long symptoms I could really do with talking with someone who has been through surgery!?
    lorna1233 lorna1233
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2014
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