Before & after gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico

Nashville Star Winner Melissa Lawson's Journey

Melissa Lawson, winner of the Nashville Star show, shares her weight loss surgery journey.

Melissa Sings What If It All Goes Right

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Melissa Sings United We Stand

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Melissa Lawson Sings Ready To Stand

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Melissa Lawson Talks About Her Vsg

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Melissa Lawson: Gastric Sleeve 10 Weeks Out

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Trip To Dr. Alvarez (Melissa Lawson)

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Melissa’s Journey: 1 Week Post-Op Gastric Sleeve (Vsg)

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Melissa’s Journey: Arriving Home

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Melissa’s Journey: Morning After Surgery

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From our blog

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05 August

How to Avoid Feeling Deprived After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

One common source of anxiety for pre-op VSG patients is that they’ll feel deprived of their favorite foods or, similarly, feel dissatisfied with their food for the rest of their lives. That vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a choice between being thin and miserable or fat and satisfied. Unfortunately, that worry...

29 July

How Much Exercise Do Gastric Sleeve Surgery Patients Need?

We talk a lot about the importance of your gastric sleeve diet in losing weight. But what role does exercise play in your success? And how much exercise do vertical sleeve gastrectomy patients really need to get? For most, the answer is, “A lot more than you’re probably getting now.”...

22 July

Losing The Last Few Pounds After Your Gastric Sleeve Surgery!

Right after gastric sleeve in Mexico, patients usually report that weight drops off fairly easily. And while eventual plateaus are to be expected, it’s the last few pounds to “goal weight” that can be most frustrating. Many VSG patients can relate to Erica, who says, “I’m trying drop these last...

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