Life is so much better for me after VSG surgery. I am happier and healthier and I’m no longer in chronic pain. I can exercise consistently. I can fit in almost any chair comfortably. I can shop in the ladies section versus the plus section. I can fit in an airplane seat comfortably. I can run, jump and even do jumping jacks (I couldn’t prior to surgery). I do miss my cute fat cheeks; I had the cutest cheeks that flared up every time I smiled. I just love the fact that I feel so healthy. [Read more]
After having Lap Band surgery Allison has been able to lose 103 pounds. [Read more]
Lekeisha has been able to lose 165 pounds after having lap band surgery.
Jade has experience weight loss success after having the Lap Band surgery performed by Dr. Gorjala. She has been able to lose 147 pounds.
Two years after my lap band surgery, I have lost 100 pounds, hitting my goal weight. I have more energy and my self-esteem has skyrocketed. I no longer need meds for hypertension or depression and my obstructive sleep apnea has greatly improved. Being a teacher and standing nearly all day long, my back, legs, knees, and feet ached all the time. Now I can stand for much longer periods of time without discomfort and can even wear cute shoes again. [Read more]
I have struggled with weight most of my life. I have tried every diet known to man. I took jobs that kept me physically active, but were not enough to compensate for the minimal food intake (eating one meal a day) or my bulimic binges (because I didn’t eat today I can eat all I want right now). After years of the up and down weight fluctuations, and damage I had done to my body I decided I wanted to get the weight off and keep it off. At this point I was at my highest weight of 467lbs. [Read more]