I Would Like a Gastric Bypass But Am Scared

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    I want to get a bypass.

    I'm overweight and need to lose 100 lbs. but I fear surgery and the effects I will have afterwards.
    roselani2005 roselani2005
    26-30, F
    Feb 12, 2016


    I have been heavy my whole life. As far as I can remember. It bothered me most of my life but then became comfortable with my weight at around 20. I had no problem meeting guys and I felt beautiful. Now I will be turning 30 this year. I have 2 gorgeous amazing children and a...
    udidwhatwhere udidwhatwhere
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 17, 2012

    I Had Gastric Bypass Surgery 08/18/2005

    08/18/2005 was the first day of my new life.  I was reborn that day.  I had Roux-n-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery.  The day I went into the operation room for my surgery I weighed 495.8 lbs.  Today I weigh 238 lbs and I live a totally different life then the life I...
    kcnh kcnh
    2 Responses Dec 7, 2008

    I'm scheduled to see the gastric by bass dr the

    13th but I'm scared of actually going through with it. But I know if I don't I'm going to die. The weight just keeps coming no matter what I do
    frozenlotus frozenlotus
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2014

    Just Cause I`m Known As Big Jim, How Do They Know I`m Fat?

    You know its a funny thing, I always thought of normal people being lucky or even quite smart, so why is that now they are determined to put weight on to catch us up? Am I going to be in fashion? One of the things I hated was that a skinny would say, yes.....but he has a nice...
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Sep 27, 2009

    Met With the Surgeon Last Week

     This surgeon is definitely good, but the whole thing is overwhelming and scary.   I have to have so many tests.   When I have the surgery, they place this filter in me so I won't have blood clots.   I have to drink these darn diet shakes for four weeks until...
    KillerKitten KillerKitten
    46-50, F
    Sep 27, 2009

    Want To Get Gastric Bypass

    I am 21 years old and weight 235 pounds. I have always been a bigger girl but never this big. The reason I gained so much weight is because I lost my dad two years ago and turned to food to cope with the loss of my dad. My dad was severely obese and was considering getting...
    catladyy catladyy
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jul 15, 2013

    I am thinking about going

    for gastric bypass surgery. When I diet I lose weight. When I stop it all comes back plus plus. I am tired of being judged by my weight and I kinda think that what's left of my life I may as well live it and have fun being slim and sexy without worrying all the time. Never mind...
    dreamgirl777 dreamgirl777
    41-45, F
    Nov 16, 2014
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