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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29 January

Is Intermittent Fasting the Answer to Gastric Sleeve Stalls?

If you’ve hit a stall after vertical sleeve gastrectomy, you might be considering intermittent fasting as a way to get the scale moving again. It does seem to be everywhere these days, with people claiming near-miraculous results. Not surprisingly, many of my patients are wondering whether it should become part...

22 January

Calming the Pre-Gastric Sleeve Surgery Food Freak Out

I’m guessing a pretty high percentage of pre-VSG patients can relate to Teresa, who confesses to being in “freak out mode” and trying to squeeze in plenty of meals she figures will be off-limits once she’s committed to the gastric sleeve diet. Rest assured that these so-called “food funerals” are...

15 January

Finding Motivation to Stick to Your Gastric Sleeve Surgery Goals

In the beginning, it’s fairly easy to be faithful to your new VSG lifestyle. After a while, though, everything from boredom to a busy schedule can wreck your motivation. How do those who maintain big weight drops do it? For starters, they understand that motivation isn’t something they can afford...

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