When WLS Becomes Necessary – How I Arrived at My Decision

I’m a pretty candid person when it comes to my mental and physical health. So many people on this planet exist in spaces of uncertainty and unhappiness because of the isolating feeling of insecurity. Whenever I share my personal journey, it’s in hopes that those people will some how cross my path and feel a little less lonely and a lot more inspired. If you’ve … Continue reading When WLS Becomes Necessary – How I Arrived at My Decision

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 years ago, I went through a life-changing event, suffering … Continue reading Her Story: Ladi Amber

Her Story: Tiffiany

Name: Tiffiany Procedure Type: Gastric sleevectomy Age: 30 Starting weight: 472 Surgery weight: 401 Current weight: 275-279 Goal weight: 180(I’d really be content at 195 lmao) What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? In January 2015 I stepped on the scale and it said 472lbs which is a weight I’d never been. Did/do you feel any pressure by a doctor to … Continue reading Her Story: Tiffiany

Weight! An Introduction to a Much Needed Conversation

The past few years of my life, my health has really taken me on a journey. From mental health to physical health; it has been the roller-coaster ride from Hades. This past weekend I took a well earned and well deserved vacation and it was just what my life ordered. As I frolicked in the Gulf and buried my toes in sand I looked around … Continue reading Weight! An Introduction to a Much Needed Conversation

Meeting my Nutritionist for the First Time

Today was a pretty big day for me. After finding out I had Hashimoto’s, I knew I was going to have to do a bit extra than most people in order to find my way with weight loss. I am a person who absolutely needs structure, I thrive off of it. So a few weeks ago I scheduled my appointment with a nutritionist. Today was … Continue reading Meeting my Nutritionist for the First Time