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Will You Be My Sleeve Sister?? 33 yr old Pre-Op from CT



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Hello Everyone! This is my first time posting anything on this site, I've been watching hundreds of YouTube clips about VSG and am nervous and excited about going through the process. I would love to have a friend go alongside me who understands the struggles associated with choosing bariatric surgery. My family doesn't understand, my friends don't understand, my church would never support such a decision - so really, I'm on my own.

About me: I decided after many other failed diet attempts to do VSG after a coworker of mine did it and looks PHENOMENAL! I am considered a lightweight because I'm only 218 lbs with a BMI of 38.6. I don't have any comorbidities so I've honestly been working overtime to gain the 7 lbs I need to hit a 40 BMI (don't judge me). I'm still not there yet but I've def gained weight and feel HORRIBLE!!!! I hate the way I look and feel about myself. But I'm willing to gain in order to lose. I fear getting VSG and losing too much. I don't want to be skinny, like a size 0-2 but my surgeon says African American bariatric patients who get the sleeve tend to lose less than our racial counterparts. Weird. I'd be happy with 140-145 lbs. Anywho, would love to find a friend, or "sleeve sister".

God Bless You All!

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I am new myself pending, you have my support will keep you in prayers. You are not alone in this God has your back, so keep your faith and pray.

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Thanks for the encouragement, prayers and continued support iduncan! I keep thinking about the scripture that says, "If your arm offends you, cut it off" as justification for my surgery. My stomach has been a constant offense to me down through the years lol. Pray all goes well with you as you begin your journey too! <3

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Hello Everyone! This is my first time posting anything on this site, I've been watching hundreds of YouTube clips about VSG and am nervous and excited about going through the process. I would love to have a friend go alongside me who understands the struggles associated with choosing bariatric surgery. My family doesn't understand, my friends don't understand, my church would never support such a decision - so really, I'm on my own.
About me: I decided after many other failed diet attempts to do VSG after a coworker of mine did it and looks PHENOMENAL! I am considered a lightweight because I'm only 218 lbs with a BMI of 38.6. I don't have any comorbidities so I've honestly been working overtime to gain the 7 lbs I need to hit a 40 BMI (don't judge me). I'm still not there yet but I've def gained weight and feel HORRIBLE!!!! I hate the way I look and feel about myself. But I'm willing to gain in order to lose. I fear getting VSG and losing too much. I don't want to be skinny, like a size 0-2 but my surgeon says African American bariatric patients who get the sleeve tend to lose less than our racial counterparts. Weird. I'd be happy with 140-145 lbs. Anywho, would love to find a friend, or "sleeve sister".
God Bless You All!

Sister I just had my sleeve 3/31 I am 224 and 5'9. I love in NM. I want to be around 150



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Hello Everyone! This is my first time posting anything on this site, I've been watching hundreds of YouTube clips about VSG and am nervous and excited about going through the process. I would love to have a friend go alongside me who understands the struggles associated with choosing bariatric surgery. My family doesn't understand, my friends don't understand, my church would never support such a decision - so really, I'm on my own.
About me: I decided after many other failed diet attempts to do VSG after a coworker of mine did it and looks PHENOMENAL! I am considered a lightweight because I'm only 218 lbs with a BMI of 38.6. I don't have any comorbidities so I've honestly been working overtime to gain the 7 lbs I need to hit a 40 BMI (don't judge me). I'm still not there yet but I've def gained weight and feel HORRIBLE!!!! I hate the way I look and feel about myself. But I'm willing to gain in order to lose. I fear getting VSG and losing too much. I don't want to be skinny, like a size 0-2 but my surgeon says African American bariatric patients who get the sleeve tend to lose less than our racial counterparts. Weird. I'd be happy with 140-145 lbs. Anywho, would love to find a friend, or "sleeve sister".
God Bless You All!

Sister I just had my sleeve 3/31 I am 224 and 5'9. I live in NM. I want to be around 150.



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