Emotional Liabilities: A Lesson

Growing up I was not the friend who was front and center. I was easily pegged the comic relief because of my quick wit and ability to verbally spar with the best of them. I was uncomfortably thicker than my peers which put me in the position of feeling undesirable more often than not. That’s…

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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…

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Her Story: Renee

Name: Renee D. Jennings, Brooklyn, NY Age: 37 Procedure: Gastric Sleeve (March 2017) What prompted you to make the decision to go for WLS? I had considered weight loss surgery for at least 4 years but never actually went through with the process. Part of the reason I reneged was due to the things I…

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Her Story: Cieanna

Name: Cieanna aka Cici Age: Sexy 31 lol Procedure Type: Gastric Sleeve What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? I had a miscarriage in 2014 and was told it was due to my weight that i was unable to carry the baby. Did/do you feel any pressure by a doctor to…

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Her Story: Nichelle

Name: Nichelle (@see_chelles) Age: 29 Type of procedure: gastric sleeve (No surgery to date) What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? Honestly it was free with my employer and I’ve struggled with my weight for a long time so I thought it would be a good option. Did/do you feel any…

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Her Story: Jasmine B.

Name: Jasmine B. Age: 24. Procedure: Undisclosed What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? For a long time I have been a plus size gal.  I love being a plus size girl.  Its something so empowering about being plush. But I recently hurt my knee.  I had my acl replacement and…

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Her Story: Dallas

Name: Dallas @thee_dallas Procedure Type: (laparoscopic R-NY gastric bypass surgery 2004) Age: 41   What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? I couldn’t even walk a block without my whole body being in pain. I was about 375lbs (at the time, not my highest weight). I had tried EVERYTHING else, I…

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Kids’ Fashion: Ashiyra Monet Edition

This blog is dedicated to the most awesome fashionista I know; my daughter Ashiyra Monet. If there’s one person in my household who is certain of her fashion choices and wears them with confidence it is totally her. Ashiyra has been fashionable since she was a baby: But of course that was more due to…

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