Hello every one thanks for stopping by to take a look at my page. I decided to join this forum to help people with questions or concerns about the surgery. I had my surgery on November 9th 2011. My surgeon was Paul Macik. I had the surgery because I was having health problems and I wanted to take care of it before it got out of control. My highest weight was 535 pounds; I am now down to 325 pounds. My goal weight is 275, it’s been a rough road but I Have enjoyed the ride!!