Life After WLS – Duodenal Switch Update

It feels like just yesterday I was embarking on my WLS (weight loss surgery) journey. However, it wasn't yesterday; it was 2019 which means I began the journey almost 3 years ago! The decision to have Duodenal Switch came a bit later in my process; but it's what I decided nonetheless, and now I'm here... Continue Reading →

Her Story: Ladi Amber

Name: Ladi Amber (Amber Middlebrooks) Age: 27 Type of procedure: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? All my life I was overweight. I always hated the way I look, I was always the big one out of my friends. I always felt uncomfortable, I was suicidal and depressed. Two... Continue Reading →

Her Story: Renee

Name: Renee D. Jennings, Brooklyn, NY Age: 37 Procedure: Gastric Sleeve (March 2017) What prompted you to make the decision to go for WLS? I had considered weight loss surgery for at least 4 years but never actually went through with the process. Part of the reason I reneged was due to the things I... Continue Reading →

Her Story: Cieanna

Name: Cieanna aka Cici Age: Sexy 31 lol Procedure Type: Gastric Sleeve What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? I had a miscarriage in 2014 and was told it was due to my weight that i was unable to carry the baby. Did/do you feel any pressure by a doctor to... Continue Reading →

Her Story: Nichelle

Name: Nichelle (@see_chelles) Age: 29 Type of procedure: gastric sleeve (No surgery to date) What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? Honestly it was free with my employer and I’ve struggled with my weight for a long time so I thought it would be a good option. Did/do you feel any... Continue Reading →

Her Story: Jasmine B.

Name: Jasmine B. Age: 24. Procedure: Undisclosed What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? For a long time I have been a plus size gal.  I love being a plus size girl.  Its something so empowering about being plush. But I recently hurt my knee.  I had my acl replacement and... Continue Reading →

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