Life After Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery

About three years I ago, I had a weight loss surgery that is known as a vertical sleeve gastrectomy. One thing that I will like to make clear is, that I didn’t have the surgery to look more attractive or sexier than what I am already. LOL! But on the serious side, being that I am 5′ 11″, my highest weight before the surgery was 270 Lbs. I have to say that because of my obesity, I was suffering from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, type II diabetes, ankle pain, knee pain and the two herniated disks in my lower back  were killing me. I was also on meds for my blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, plus I was also using insulin on a daily basis.

My point is, that there are many people who think that when a person has any type of weight loss surgery, life continues as usual. But the reality of it all is, that it doesn’t. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t regret that I had the surgery, plus I went down to 190 Lbs and was taken off of all the meds, including the insulin. I have to also add, that because of one specific crazy med that I am on right now and because of my bad eating habits, I did gain 40 Lbs back… which I am currently working on. The thing is, that for the rest of my life, I have to take a daily dose of calcium and multi vitamins. The reason for that is, that I have a smaller stomach now, so the amount of food that I eat, is not enough to provide my body with the needed vitamins and minerals. My thing is, that some people have weight loss surgery for all of the wrong reasons.

With that said! I am Audi 5000 y’all!