I Want to Have Weight Loss Surgery

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    Starting the Process

    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
    5 Responses Sep 19, 2009

    Cannot Afford It

    I desperately want to have a gastric banding but can't afford it. My insurance doesn't cover it, either. I know it works for a lot of people. Since they do this laparoscopically it is not nearly as dangerous as it was in the past. I was told the only way to get my insurance to...
    soonermom soonermom
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jun 26, 2008

    I Am Thinking About It...

    I have seriously been considering this for the past few months. I used to be athletic and I miss participating in sports, but I know alot say the risk doesn't outweigh the reward. And I know how to lose weight...you eat less and exercise more. It's not the eat less I have a...
    phillyphan78 phillyphan78
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 20, 2012

    Weight Loss Surgery

    Only if I could have had it but I can't.  I'm not that obese to have it done.  I guess it is easier having it done since it gives a boost.When people go through it, they think it is easy afterwards.  They need being readjusted and careful with there eating habits, if not, they...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 8, 2011

    Please Think Twice About The Surgery, I Have A Friend Losing Her Teeth......

    Ok, I realize weightloss or the lack of it can be frustrating and hard on your self esteem, affect your life in more ways than I can imagine. I only had 50 lbs to lose, but my friend had this surgery a few years ago and now .... she has gained all the weight and more back, and...
    Jan 14, 2013

    Why Have Surgery If You Don't Have Too-i May Have Something That Works For You All

    My name is Lisamarie and I hate to see people have surgeries for weight loss if they don't have too and I don't like to see people stress about there weight too. My cell number is (907)590-9315. There is a full refund if it does not work for you. And it is way cheaper than...
    Jan 16, 2013

    I Want to Start My Life Already

    I need some advice!!  I've been over weight pretty much all my life but became severly obese 11 yrs ago.  I've tried joining gyms, weightloss groups, drank the shakes and even tried liquid diets.  Counselling worked for other area's of my life but didn't seem to...
    LittleWing010513 LittleWing010513
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 4, 2009
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