I 've Had Gastric Bypass Surgery

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    With having shut Down syndrome ,

    gaining weight was very easy for me and loading it was very difficult, I'm not wholly blaming my illness , but gain weight greatly in my teens, and had a bmi of over 56 at the beginning of this year , 2014 , and after funding was available at last o had the operation in August...
    fromthem2mefromme2you fromthem2mefromme2you
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2014

    83 Lbs Gone Forever!

    Hi everyone. I had laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery on 3/31/09 and have lost 83 lbs. so far.  It's an everyday struggle.  Whoever said this is the easy way out was crazy.  It's still diet and exercise but with a 'kick' to help you along.  I...
    mamawrites507 mamawrites507
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2009

    Struggles That I Am Experiencing...

    I had gastric bypass on 12/01/09. My surgery went really well and I have lost over 120lbs. But have noticed a slow weight gain...it may not seem much to some but since my one year anniversary date I have gaine 20-25lbs. I am finding that it is difficult for me to only eat 3...
    getontrak getontrak
    31-35, F
    Feb 4, 2013

    It Is So Very Hard But Hard Is Far Better Than Impossible

    I struggle daily.  Loosing weight is difficult for me.  Not because I cannot stick with a program but because the fat does not want to come off and stay off.  It took years for me to take the plunge.  Over a decade in fact.  I finally had gastric...
    MSWExperience MSWExperience
    46-50
    Nov 30, 2009

    My Gastic By-pass Surgery

     WELL, I JUST HAD MY SURGERY FEB 29 2012 @ 8AM. I HAD MY SURGERY IN CHAPEL HII NC. I WONDERFUL HOSPITAL.I CAME HOME THAT SAME FRIDAY. I AM STILL REALLY SORE. I AM UP TO 3 OZS FULL LIQUID. SOME HOURS THAT I EAT MY POUCH WILL NOT HOLD 3 OZS. I AM HAVING A HARD TIME FINDING FOOD...
    starrbell starrbell
    41-45
    Mar 5, 2012

    Will Have Surgery

    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 to get the surgery for myself and children....I have young children under 10 years old and I am 43...If I don...
    4everChanging 4everChanging
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 19, 2009

    Anyone Out There That Had Gastric Bypass Surgery?

    Hi! I just wanted to know if anyone else who has had the experienced weight loss surgery. I had it over a year ago. I have lost a little over 100 pounds. I think I could lose more. Maybe 20 or 30 more pound but having trouble losing it. I don't know if it's in my head or if I...
    fynix fynix
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Mar 9, 2009
More Stories