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    Congrats on your 50 lbs LOST!!! I was Sleeved on Nov 23rd 15, so not too far behind you and I hit my 50 lbs LOST on Friday so I went out to celebrate. Got a Massage!!! funny cause before if I was celebrating I would of gone out to eat.
  2. I've lost 50 pounds since surgery!! I am still amazed by this!!!!
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    Hope you are doing well today! I am three days post op and still no regrets. First couple of days were difficult and now it's just trying to figure out what and how much I can drink. Good luck and best wishes for a speedy recovery!
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About Ali72
Sleeved or not sleeved:
I have had a gastric sleeve.
Biography:
Making life changes one day at a time.
Location:
Harlingen, TX
Occupation:
Social Worker
Name:
Ali Mendiola
Gastric Sleeve Surgeon:
Dr. Luis Reyes
Surgery date:
2015-10-22

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Sleeved on 10/22/2015
No pre-op diet.
Loving my sleeve!!!

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October 22, 2015 my rebirth

by Ali72 on 10-21-2016 at 11:37 AM
One year ago tomorrow my life changed for the better. I was registered and checked into McAllen Heart Hospital for Gastric Sleeve surgery. My mom, I think was more nervous than I. My nervousness came from not knowing how many times they would poke me with a needle to get the IV in. Thank God the nurse got it in one shot. I eventually got wheeled into the operating room. I was knocked out and had 80% of my stomach removed. Surgery went well and I was sent home the next day. Since then, it

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3 months post-op

by Ali72 on 01-27-2016 at 01:16 PM


I am now 3 months post op. Everything is going great!!! I am down 64 pounds since day of surgery and couldn't be happier. I have gained so much confidence, love how I feel and enjoy doing everyday things. I haven't had any food issues. I continue to measure everything and follow my doctor's nutrition guide and diet plan. I have gone from a size 28 to size 22. I cannot remember the last time I wore a size 22. The only thing is,I want to buy clothes

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Hi!!

by Ali72 on 12-10-2015 at 12:17 PM
Just dropping in to say hello to everyone!!! Hope you are having a Fabulous Day!!
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Hello everyone!!

by Ali72 on 12-03-2015 at 12:41 PM
Hi!! It’s been a while since I have been on here. I was sleeved on 10/22. Let me tell you, it’s been an adventure. First week was a little rough from the pain of the incisions. I had the nurses give me a binder and that eased the pain so much. I only used it for about 10 days. So far in the past 6 weeks, I have lost 35 pounds. My blood pressure is normal and so are my sugars. That right there was my first goal, to get all that in control. Food wise, I am following the plan my dietician

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What should I take with me?

by Ali72 on 10-19-2015 at 10:13 AM
Just curious as to what extras I should take with me to the hospital to make my stay comfortable? Any suggestions?
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Before and After Photos


Picture BEFORE 359.00 lbs. - before
Picture AFTER after - 295.00 lbs.

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Surgery date: 10/22/2015

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