An Inspirational Ripple Effect – Jentry’s Story


Jentry is an inspiration! Her struggles over the years are some that many can relate to. Since having her weight loss surgery in June 2020, several of her friends, family, and acquaintances have eagerly followed in her path. We are sure that when Jentry took this sole journey by herself, she never thought of the impact that she would have on the lives of so many. She created this ripple effect and now, her loved ones are on their way to a healthier lifestyle, directly because of her.

Here is Jentry’s story:

I have struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember. I have PCOS and can gain weight just by looking at food. I have been a chronic Yo-Yo dieter. I have done everything from HCG, Whole 30, long duration liquid cleanses, to starving myself.

I was a collegiate athlete, and when the strict regimen of exercise was no longer placed upon me, I could not manage my weight any longer. I have had very close friends of mine have weight loss surgery and seeing how their success has turned into long term success, I realized that is what I have been looking for.

So, I decided to schedule my surgery. I chose BeLiteWeight because of their surgical facilities and their American certified doctor. I cannot say enough about this process. Surgery was great. I felt very cared for by my surgeon. The nursing staff is also very kind and attentive.

The recovery was not hard at all. The worst part was just muscle soreness from the scopes and incisions. This is only a tool to help with weight loss, it is not only the answer. This tool has given me the confidence to be able to exercise, eat healthier and with better portion sizes.

I have been forever changed. My confidence has skyrocketed, and my motivation to be healthier has increased leaps and bounds!

I have lost 90 pounds and hope to now build lean muscle.

Thank you BeLiteWeight!

You’re welcome Jentry!

We are so proud of you, Jentry, for your motivation, determination, and for all the hard work you’ve put into yourself. You look GREAT and your confidence radiates through your smile! Thank you for sharing your story and your photos with us! Way to go!

You are definitely an inspiration to us, as well as to anyone reading this. Keep those ripples coming! We greatly appreciate it!

If you would like more information about affordable weight loss surgery, please call us at 1-800-215-6497 or visit www.beliteweight.com.

A New Start – David 3 Years After Gastric Sleeve


We all like to show off our achievements among to our friends and family. It is only natural to talk about important events in our life and share our successful stories on social media. One of the things we most often proudly present is the form of our body and overall health . Our next patient certainly has a lot to show! With the help of a gastric surgery with BeLiteWeight David has undergone a huge metamorphosis! David is about to start his own Youtube channel in which he will show people how anything is possible. Here are a few positive words from David :

I Lost 300 pounds and I am very happy about it. Thinking of starting a YouTube channel, and I already started posting pictures on Instagram. 

The BeLiteWeight team is very happy and we will keep our fingers crossed for your new project 🙂

For more information about Gastric Weight Loss Surgery and other weight loss surgical questions, please call BeLiteWeight today at 1-800-215-6497!

Pleasantly Surprised – Jessie 12 Days After Bypass


In this post, we would like to introduce one of our patients, Jessie. She had her Sleeve to Bypass revision with our team and sent over this video to answer some questions she felt would be helpful for you. She also gave some thoughts about her overall experience.


If you still have more questions. Please call now.

Gastric Weight Loss Surgery and other weight loss surgical questions, please call BeLiteWeight today at 1-800-215-6497!

Aromatic Indian Chicken Wings (Low Carb) | BeLite Kitchen


Today we’re moving to colorful India! If the smell of fresh cumin and the vivid hue of turmeric puts a smile on your face then this is definitely the recipe for you. Indian chicken wings are a tasty and nutritious meal that you can prepare quickly and easily in your kitchen. This recipe not only will taste great but you can also enjoy them without feeling guilty! This recipe is dedicated especially for our patients, but something tells us, that the smell from the oven will tempt the rest of your household too. Be prepared to cook some extra for whomever else is around!

Aromatic Indian Chicken Wings (Low Carb)

Ingredients :

1 tbsp baking powder

2 tsp kosher salt

1/2 tsp black peper

2 tsp turmeric powder

1 or more tbsp paprika powder

1/2 tbsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp ginger powder

1/4 tbsp chili powder (less if you don’t like spicy food)

1 tbsp cumin powder

1/2 tsp cinnamon powder

1 tbsp coriander powder

3 Ibs chicken wings

Avocado or Your Favorite Vegetable Oil

Preparation :

1 – Preheat the oven to 225 ° F

2 – Make sure your chicken wings are dry (you can use a paper towel for this), this helps the meat absorb the spices better.

3 – Pour the baking powder, salt, and pepper into a gallon zip lock bag.

4 – Put the chicken wings inside, close the bag, and shake it a few times.

5 – Add the rest of the spices, close it again, and shake it more.

6 – Prepare the baking tray, spray the bottom with the oil , put the chicken wings on top, and also spray them with some oil too.

7 – Put the wings in the oven for 30 minutes at 225F and then increase the temperature to 425F and let them cook for another 15 minutes. You can spray them again with more oil if they are looking dry. This will help the chicken wings be really juicy!

Bon appetite- in Polish smacznego 🙂 

For more information on Gastric Weight Loss Surgery and other weight loss surgical questions, please call BeLiteWeight today at 1-800-215-6497!

Faster than Last Time : Deborah 3 years After Gastric Sleeve


Imagine a life without stress… it’s not an easy task. It has long been known that stress is a part of life, but some of us can feel stress more than others. Let’s be honest, today’s world is not the most peaceful period in the history of mankind. We are in a pandemic that has been with us for many months, a presidential election that will be over soon, fires, hurricanes and other disturbing news from all around the world.

So many factors can very easily increase our stress levels. How do we stop and reduce tension? Albert Einstein supposedly said “life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” So maybe the solution is even easier than you think…

One of our patients Deborah truly takes to heart these famous words of Einstein. She not only improved the quality of her health but most of all she made her life much better and continues to strive for even more. In her words “I want to make the rest of my life the best of my life” So let’s hear more from Deborah.

“One of my new favorite activities is kayaking. It’s a great total upper body workout and you get to enjoy nature”. Change it up between cardio, like walking and jogging, and other days work with weights and strength training. A little time at the gym can give a good endorphin boost. Weights will help tone you and also help increase bone strength. “Take pictures of yourself so that later you can see the progress. You get so used to seeing yourself in the mirror that sometimes you don’t see how you have really changed. But most importantly, love yourself every step of this journey we call life. My goal is to make the rest of my life the best of my life.”

As you can see, focusing on your own health has the power to improve your life without adding more stress. You can do this too! The choice does not have to be painful, it’s up to you to decide what to do. If you like to swim, go to the swimming pool. You enjoy the dancing ? Turn on the music and start your party 😊

Positive focus on your health in can act as a stress reliever. Being active can boost your feel-good endorphins and distract you from daily worries. Additionally, exercise has a positive effect on reducing the risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Just as it did for Deborah, we hope your focus on a healthy lifestyle will give you great pleasure too!

For more information on Gastric Weight Loss Surgery and other weight loss surgical questions, please call BeLiteWeight today at 1-800-215-6497!

If you have any updates of your weight loss achievements that you would like shared please send them to jamie@beliteweight.com.

Andrew 2 Years After Gastric Sleeve


“I truly am finally living life the way it was supposed to lived.”-Andrew

What a beautiful thought. After seeing Andrew’s progress 2 years after having weight loss surgery we feel even more confident about being the CEO’s of our own lives. Looking at just his before and after pictures we really can’t argue with the human potential for change! He looks stunning, posing proudly with inner strength and confidence in the eyes. Andrew knew exactly what he want and he got it. Here is the rest of his letter:

“I am doing amazingly well. Holding steady at 189 lbs. I have gone from a waist size of 54/56 in pants to a 34 and a 6 XL to a medium-large in shirts. Started at 375 in August 2018. Overall loss 186lbs, about 1/2 of my prior weight. I couldn’t have done it without y’all!”

Results are only achieved if somebody really wishes to cooperate and puts in the work. It is thanks to the courage and determination of Andrew that we can share another BeLiteWeight success story.

Bravo! Remember that each of you can also take such strong control of your life! If you want to change and you are reading this right now, then you are closer than you think 😉 Give us a call today 800-215-6497

Keith & Camilla 2 Years Wight Loss Success


Keith & Camilla had their metabolic mini gastric bypass surgeries 2 years ago on the same date. Diabetes is now in remission and they are doing great… Pictures speak a thousand words.

For more information on Gastric Weight Loss Surgery and other weight loss surgical questions, please call BeLiteWeight today at 1-800-215-6497!

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Waiting For This Day: Michael 13 Months After Gastric Sleeve


Our team at BeLiteWeight is always excited and proud to hear from our wonderful patients that have found the success they are looking for. We just received an update from Michael to share that is really impressive! In just 13 months he lost roughly two hundred pounds and is now off all his medications! Here is his update in his own words:

“Finally hit Onederland! This quarantine was rough, but still managed to lose 13 lbs in the last 10 weeks. Now if I could be brave enough to go get a pedicure for these darn feet!
Highest Weight:399 (was probably over 400 at one point)
Current Weight: 199
Total loss: 200
Best part: off all medications and I feel great!

It is incredibly inspiring to hear from someone who has changed their life for the better in such a profoundly significant way. BeLiteWeight is so happy for you Michael!

For more information on Gastric Weight Loss Surgery and other weight loss surgical questions, please call BeLiteWeight today at 1-800-215-6497!

If you have any updates of your weight loss achievements that you would like shared please send them to jamie@beliteweight.com.

Finally Living Again: Heidi 6 Month Post Sleeve



One decision can change your whole life. Once again, BeLiteWeight is very happy to hear another beautiful story from one of our newer patients Heidi. It makes us especially proud to see her with such a big bright smile & writing such kind words in her recent letter. She gave us permission to share it!

Heidi:

At my heaviest I was 225 pounds at only 5’2. I was so physically tired carrying around the weight. I have an office job and kids that were older so my lifestyle really supported my obesity. I could get away with sitting most of the day at work and then when I got home I could do the same. Each day I would sit more and more because it was so exhausting to me to do anything else. So I just stopped trying.

One day when I was bringing groceries into the house I really lost my breath. I had to take a break between each trip back to the car. It was that day in 2018 that I decided I HAD to do something. I had been on every program you can think of before that, but I went right back online to sign up for a paid program. Once there I decided to look into weight loss surgery. I wanted something that would work this time! Then I saw how much it cost! No way I thought. It wouldn’t be an option for me and my insurance didn’t cover it. So, I google weight loss surgery without insurance and magically Beliteweight came up in that search! Being able to talk to real people and use a company that is based in the US sealed the deal for me. I had my surgery on December 7, 2018. I was still 225 pounds on surgery day.


I am now one year and 2 months post op. I hit my goal weight of 125 one year post op. I am now currently at 118. I am healthy and active! I just returned from a trip to Cabo where I was able to wear a regular bathing suit. You know what I mean, one that I didn’t have to be completely covered. I had spent many years avoiding trips and being around the water. I had to wear bathing suits that covered my entire stomach and shorts or a skirt kind of bottom to hide the thighs. I felt like to go to the beach or the pool I was still fully dressed. During my trip I never once felt like people were staring at me. I spent most of the days by the pool or at the beach… in my bikini!!! It felt amazing.

I have so many non scale victories I could continue typing for the next month. Everything I do is physically easy to me now. It doesn’t even cross my mind anymore. I think about something I want to do and I just do it. No regrets after at all. This has changed my life. It was the best decision I have ever made for myself. I am finally living again.

The support that you get from the people at BeLite is amazing. They have continued to stay in touch. The trip to Mexico for my surgery was amazing. The hospital there was better and cleaner than any I’ve ever been to here in the states. The surgeons are very attentive and really spend the time with you that is needed. I met my surgeon the moment I walked into the center. I had absolutely no issue communicating with any of the staff there. I literally speak zero amount of Spanish. They took great care of me before and after my surgery.

If you’re ready to start living again… this is the way to go!!! I’m so excited about my life I’m living right now and look forward to the life I get to live in the future.

Thank you for being such a great role model for others who are struggling to reach their target weight. In such a short time

For more information on Gastric Weight Loss Surgery and other weight loss surgical questions, please call BeLiteWeight today at 1-800-215-6497!

If you have any updates of your weight loss achievements that you would like shared please send them to jamie@beliteweight.com.

Tracey 2.5 Years Later: 34W to a Size 4


Tracey T Weight Loss Surgery Before and After

It is truly special for the team at BeLiteWeight to hear from a patient that has found the long term success that they were hoping to achieve. 2 and a half years ago Tracy embarked on her journey with the Gastric Sleeve and chose our surgical team in Juarez Mexico led by Dr. Rodriguez and his excellent group of surgeons. She looks like a whole new person and we could not be more proud to share her letter!

Good afternoon!-
I wanted to share my update with everyone.  On the day of my surgery i weighed in at 430 pounds.  Two and a half years after Dr. Jose Rodriguez Villareal did his magic i now weigh 115 pounds.  I’ve dropped from a 34W to a size 4. People who haven’t seen me in years are amazed.  I’m really amazed that I don’t have more loose skin than i do.  (I recommend to anyone who has had this surgery to drink plenty of water whole you’re losing weight to help with the skin elasticity. ).  Thank you so much to BeLiteWeight and Dr. Jose Rodriguez Villareal for saving my life!!

What an impressive job you have done Tracy!! With all of the hard work and progress you have made there is no limit to what is coming next!

For more information on Gastric Weight Loss Surgery and other weight loss surgical questions, please call BeLiteWeight today at 1-800-215-6497!

If you have any updates of your weight loss achievements that you would like shared please send them to jamie@beliteweight.com.