I have always been the "big" kid in class. I played 3 sports in high school (football, wrestling, track) and played football my freshman year of college. I hurt my knee twice that year, which is when the weight started piling on. I gained 200 pounds in 7 years. It was a struggle to find clothes except at the big and tall stores, which were always 40 minutes to an hour away.
I found BeliteWeight through a contact at work. My sister just had my nephew and just wanted to start fresh. I had my Bariatric Surgery April 29th 2010 in Juarez. My patient facilitator, Dr. Rodriguez and his staff where amazing. It was one of the nicest hospitals I was ever in. The staff helped as much as they could and everything was explained and questions were answered. I never felt in the dark about anything. I was nervous because it was my first surgery ever.
It has been 17 months since my surgery and I have lost 226 lbs.* I went from a 6x shirt to a 2x shirt. My pant size is 38 now instead of 56.* I can go to a store and get clothes off the shelf. I went kayaking for the first time in my life. It hasn't been easy but I couldn't be more happier to see where I was to where I am I now.
Procedure : Bastric Sleeve
Surgeons: The surgical team of Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Villarreal, M.D., F.A.C.S.