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Alex P - 1 Year Update *

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez

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At my heaviest I was 425 lbs...One year later and 155 LBS. lighter, I feel amazing.

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Ariel W - 1 Year Update *

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

I decided on bariatric surgery after being diagnosed with PCOS, I was told I would not be able to co

Shaylee N - 8 Month Update*

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez

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Randy M - One Year Update*

Surgeon Dr. Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

I have lost close to 100lbs, I am working out four days a week, and I feel AMAZING! I am pretty sure

Julie B - 4 Year Update*

I am now a constant 118 and have maintained this weight from a healthy diet, daily yoga practice and balancing my life mentally, spiritually and physically.

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Karen B - 5 Month Update*

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez

Procedure Metabolic Mini Bypass

 

Thank you Be Lite Weight for changing my life!!!

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Kyndra C - 1 Year Update *

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez

Procedure Gastric Bypass

My doctor told me I no longer qualify as a “Type 2 Diabetic”, I’ve been taken off of my blood pressure meds, chole

Rebeca B - 10 Month Update *

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo

Procedure RNY Gastric Bypass

 

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Teri B - 2 Year Update *

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

Thank you Be Lite Weight for changing my life!!!

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Misty M - 9 Month Update *

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo

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Wendy N - 14 Month Update *

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez

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Don L - 14 Month Update*

Surgeon Dr. Elmo Aramburo

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April F - 6 Month Update *

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Sleeve to Mini Bypass Revision

 

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Torrie S - 5 Month Update

Surgeon Dr. Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

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April J - 6 Month Update*

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Anita S - 14 Month Update*

"I feel good,  I have energy to walk, run, climb, dance, bend and swim.  I will be 50 in less than a month, but don't look or feel a day over 35 years old.  The changes that have come with having

Alex A - 7 Month Update*

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Shaylee N - 5 Month Update*

Hi my name is Shaylee and I had my gastric sleeve surgery on May 12th 2017. My start weight was 303 and I'm currently at 227 as of October 9th 2017. I am so happy thanks to Beliteweight and Dr. Rodriguez the wh

Meagan D - 8 Month Update*

Starting weight at time of surgery was 267 lbs and current weight is 160 lbs.

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Barbara F - 1 Year Update*

I have been struggling with my weight for as long as I can remember.  My highest weight was the year I got married and I weight right over 300 pounds.  My husband and family has always been very supportive of

Song J - 8 Month Update*

Before and after 8 months out...close to 100 lbs. 

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Yaneisy D - 1 Year Update*

I am very pleased and very happy with my results. I lost 160lb in 1 year.

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Jesse S - 6 Month Update*

6 months after surgery 112 pounds lost

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Barbara T - 1 Year Update*

After completing my 1 year surgeversary I am happy to say I lost 72 lbs. I started at 197. my surgery weight was 187 and now I am 125!

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Deb K - 2 Year Update*

2 years ago today I had my Gastric Bypass Revision surgery. One of the best decisions of my life.  I've gone from 300 lbs (size 26) to 125 lbs (size 6).  
God Bless Dr. Jose Rodriguez - Villarreal and

Edessa W. - 6 Month Update*

Starting weight at time of surgery was 278 lbs and current weight is 222 lbs.

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

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Candy N. - 5 Month Update*

Starting weight at time of surgery was 285 lbs and current weight is 217 lbs.

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Mini Gastric Bypass

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Amber D - 10 Month Update*

Starting weight at time of surgery was  353 lbs and current weight is 251 lbs.

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

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Katarina R - 8 Month Update*

Starting weight at time of surgery was 240 and current weight is 153.

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

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Angela D - 6 Month Update*

 I'm doing great and down 115 lbs.

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

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Rebeca C - 5 Month Update*

Starting weight at time of surgery was 288 and current weight is 214.
 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Bypass

 

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Wally J - 4 Month Update*

Starting weight 375 Current Weight 269

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Bypass

 

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Mitch J - 14 Month Update*

"My Journey.

My journey started in May of 2016. My doctor had told me that if I did not do something about my weight and diabetes, I would be dead sooner rather than later. I had just turned 61, 5’10, weighed 3

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Flora A - 16 Month Update*

"I had my VSG with BeLite on March 11, 2016.  At that time I weighed 334 lbs., at 5’5”, 61 years old.  On April 7, 2017, I hit my goal of 175# and  am currently holding steady at that weight, but

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Cindy S - 9 Month Update*

"I am so happy with my surgery. I have lost almost 90 lbs, my weight is 110 and holding. If anything I might try to gain 5 lbs.." 

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Teresa B - 6 Month Update*

"Here you go!! I'm proud and so thankful I learned about BeLiteWeight, you and Dr Rod and his team!!" *

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

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Desarie S - 3 Month Update*

"I had my gastric sleeve surgery on Feb 23rd 2017. Sa was very helpful and addressed all of my concerns.
Even though I am 38 years old my mom called Belite as well to make sure we would be safe traveling to Mexico. Th

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Amanda J - 3 Month Update*

"Amanda Jones. Sleeve. Starting weight 212. Current Weight 169. Surgery Date February 24, 2017 at Star Medica in Juarez. Best decision of my life!" *


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Lisa P - 5 Month Update*

"January 12, 2017 RNY at Star Medica Hospital in Juarez, Mexico. By Dr. Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo's ! Wonderful experience, went by myself. Lost 85 lbs in 6 months. Best decision I ever made to take my life back. I eat he

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Lyndsey D - 7 Month Update*

"140 lost pic!" *

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Mini Gastric Bypass

 

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Stefanie Neill - 9 Month Update*

"I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. I just ran 3 miles without stopping and realized I would have never been able to do this 9 months and 90 pounds ago. You have completely changed my life and I am forever gr

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Rosalinda J - 14 Month Update*

"My name is Roslinda It has been 1 year & 2 months since I had the gastric sleeve done in mexico at Star medical hospital. I set out on this journey on April the 7th. I was nervous and excited all at the same time. I h

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Holly J - 10 Month Update*

"Thank you so much!!  I am super happy with my progress" *
 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

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Kirk B - 8 Month Update*

"I attached a picture that a friend shared with me recently...I had not seen a side by side comparison of my progress until he did this. It was almost a year to the day that he took a pic from our work BBQ. OMG was my only

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Bryan - One Month Update*

"I just wanted to connect for my 30 day update.  Life is amazing!  For someone who is skeptical about the internet, I can not stop talking about what a life saving and financial savings BeLiteWeight has been to m

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Dana S - 15 Month Update*

Hello, I am down to 189. :) I've been in onederland for about 3 months now. :)*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

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Meagan D - 4 Month Update*

4 Months and 3 Weeks*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Bypass

 

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Jennifer D - 4 Month Update*

Down 75 Pounds!*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Bypass

 

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Yuleimy C - 2 Year Update*

"FIRST WAS IN THE HOSPITAL IN CITY JUAREZ, ON APRIL 1, 2015, 2 HOURS AFTER MY SURGERY........ SECOND WAS ON AUGUST 15, 2016, THE DAY OF MY WEDDING. VERY HAPPY AND THANKFUL FOR THIS SECOND OPPORTUNITY IN MY LIFE" 

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Kindra G - 8 Month Update*


 I don't mind if you share my story.  I hope it inspires others to start their journeys as well! I am 32 years old and have been overweight/obese since I was a teen. Binge eating has always been an issue for

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Sierra K - 13 Month Update*

"My name is Sierra K. I weighed 295 pounds before I decided to have weight loss surgery. Doing day to day activities was a struggle. I couldn't enjoy life and do things I normally love to do. I was also unable to becom

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Ricky A - 6 Month Update*

"Down about 85 lbs. . Was a 46 waist now 36 don't think I am quite through. Feeling great"

 

Surgeons Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

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Ann B - 5 Month Update*

"Highest weight: 334
Current weight: 272
Gastric Sleeve: 11/4/16"

Surgeon Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

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Letitia W - 8 Month Update*

"I have lost 58lbs and went down 4 pants size, feel tons better! Still, have 40lbs to go but am feeling confident that it will happen and in the meantime, I'm much happier with the way that I am looking thanks to Dr. R

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Ashley L - 2 Year Update*

"Hi this is Ashley L. Just updating with my 2 year anniversary pics. I've been so happy with my surgery. It's the best thing I've done."

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Tammy B - 18 Month Update*

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Bypass

 

 
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Penny C - 1 Month Update*

I am DOING FANTASTIC !!  I am down 34 lbs since surgery on 2/2/2017, no problems what so ever, went to Dr. Rod and had all labs done, all my numbers are normal again, cholesterol, bp, liver enzyms, etc, all normal !  

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Mairim P - 1 Year Update*

3 Month Letter:

I want to thank BeLiteWeight and Dr. Rodriguez for being my life saver and changer.

I had a friend recommend BeLiteWeight and the doctor. Although nervous and scared to travel to Juarez it was the be

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Josh and Kelsey - 7 Month Update*

I wanted to touch base with you on mine and Josh’s progress. We have lost a combined weight of 290lbs!! I’ve lost 130 and he has lost 160. We both have a lot more energy and enjoying every minute of it!!! This is th

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Klista G - 8 Month Update*

This is one of the best things I have ever done for myself. First week out of surgery asthma symptoms gone, no more body aches and pains, hey I don't snore anymore, and when I go to sleep at night I can sleep 7-8 hours

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Michael D - 4 Month Update*

I have been overweight most of my adult life trying every diet and scam plan available. I decided to to have the surgery although I was very nervous about doing this in Mexico. After the initial shock or being overwhelmed from

Debbie L - 8 Month Update*

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Daniella L - 8 Month Update*

Heighest Weight 267 
Current Weight 165*

Surgeons  Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo
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Jennifer L - 8 Month Update*

230 starting 175 now*

 

Surgeons  Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo
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Debi S - 28 Month Update*

 Appreciate you all and the great job your team does for those of us that needed the help and benefits I feel regaining so much back like my health, confidence, and overall happiness.  Doing great about 15 or 20 lbs a

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Stephanie M - 8 Month Update*

Lost over 100 pounds!

 

Surgeons  Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo
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Vida B Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Vida B - 6 Month Update*

I have lost a total of 115 pounds and I feel great I work partime for the NFL my 18th season and this is the first year.. I added extra shifts to my schedule because I have so much more energy now.. YOU have a Blessed holiday a

Shirley M - 5 Month Update

Shirley M - 5 Month Update*

I'm 42 years ol and I've lost a total of 76 lbs. as of my fifth month! The before picture was taken in March but My surgery was July 29th. I weighed 274 lbs then. I was four months post surgery when the after picture wa

Tammy B - 9 Month Update

Tammy B - 9 Month Update*

Tomorrow is my 8 month surg-iversary! Everything is going great, I couldn’t be happier!

 

Surgeons  Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo
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Nicole S - 6 Month Update*

It has been almost 7 months since I had the gastric sleeve done in mexico at Star medical hospital .  I set out on this journey on April the 22nd. I was nervous and excited all at the same time. I had several friends who h

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Flora A - 6 Month Update*

I'm down 96 lbs, five pant sizes, and 3 blouse sizes.  I can fly comfortably and no longer need a seatbelt extender

Thanks for helping me with a huge kick start to a healthier me

 

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Tish W - 3 Month Update*

30 Pounds Lost

 

Surgeons  Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo
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Karina S - 1 Year Update*

I can't believe it has been one full year since dr Rodriguez and dr Elmo changed my life. Actually they gave me life .This has been the best decision of my entire life and I am so happy. 

Starting weight was 228

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Tabitha A - 10 Month Update*

Gastric Sleeve Surgery 10/7/15 in  Juarez, Mexico with Dr. Rod and his awesome team

Starting weight 382
Today 8/21/16 9 months post op 237

 

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Robert W - 4.5 Month Update*

“So easy a fat man could do it. "

 

Loss to date is 80lbs

 

Surgeon  Dr. Elmo Aramburo
Surgery Lap Band to Gastric Sleeve


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Maria & Eduardo T - 9 Month Update*

Here's a bit about our weight loss journey, this is the best thing both Eduardo and I could have done. So blessed and happy that we were able to do it together. We both had the gastric sleeve on November 9, 2015 by Dr. Rod

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Dana S - 5 Month Update*

I started at 322 and now I weight 238. I've lost 84 lbs. 

 

Surgeon  Dr. Jose Rodriguez
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Sierra K - 4 Month Update*

The First picture I weighed 295lbs. The second Picture I weigh 240lbs. I have lost 55lbs in 4 almost 5 months

 

Surgeon  Dr. Jose Rodriguez
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Deborah R - 5 Month Update*

On March 17th 2016 I went to Juarez Mexico and had the VSG Surgery I weighed 184 . It is now July 26th 2016 and I'm 139 Before and After photos included best decision of my life I also was a smoker for 20 years and I q

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Tricia F - 16 Month Update*

This is a picture of Kraig and I two years ago before having surgery and a picture of us now. Belite has changed our lives!

 

Surgeon  Dr. Jose Rodriguez
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Tonia R - 1 Year Update*

Today (July 22, 2016) marks one year since my gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana.  Having any type of surgery is a pretty big deal and this was no different.  However, after researching through the BeLiteWeight website

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Kimberly J - 1 Year Update*

Surgeon  Dr. Jose Rodriguez
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Hope R - 18 Month Update*

I wanted to send an updated picture. I am still 7 pounds from what I originally wanted to get down to, but I am below my size goal. I am down from 16-18's to 6-8's. We went on vacation to Mexico last week and I wore a b

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Lisa Marie R- 13 month update*

5/22/2015 surgery date 206lbs

7/9/2016 124.5 and proud of my results 

Bust 40 
Today 32 

Levi button fly jeans 48 x 30
Today 30 x 30

Tshirts XXL  

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Scott V - 8 Month Update*

After talking to BeLite we decided to go to Mexico to have gastric bypass surgery on 03/21/16. Next to my wife and kids this is by far one of the best decisions I have ever made. All my medical problems have reversed. No prescr

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Rachel B - 8 Month Update*

This surgery has changed my life! I feel amazing! I can't thank Dr. Rodriguez and his team enough for this second chance at life. My surgery was 10/13/2015 my heighest weight was 330 my current weight Is 196.

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Karina S - 10 Month Update*

Left pic heighest weight of 228 in May 2015. Right picture was today June 6,2016 almost 10 months post op I am bouncing between 133-135


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Heather F - 8 Month Update*

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Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

 

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Mairim - 3 Month Update*

I want to thank BeLiteWeight and Dr. Rodriguez for being my life saver and changer.

I had a friend recommend BeLiteWeight and the doctor. Although nervous and scared to travel to Juarez it was the best decision, I receive

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Pam N - 13 Month Update*

I, Pamela N, personally authorize BeLite Weight permission to use my pictures and testimony in regards to my weight loss.


My journey has come from here to there and back again, about 3 times and then some.  Whe

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Ed B - 1 Year Update*

I weighed 352 on April 29, 2015. I contacted BeLite and had my surgery May 18, 2015. I chose Juarez for my surgery. We flew and were met and driven across the border to the hospital. My surgery was done that afternoon. I spent

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Deb K - 8 Month Update*

MY LIFE HAS CHANGED FOREVER!!!!


I cannot begin to tell all of you how my Gastric Bypass Revision by Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Villareal & Dr. Elmo Aramburo has turned my life around.

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Tamale B - 13 Month Update*

BeLiteWeight is the best thing that ever happened to me I started at 247 now I'm at 160 ten more pounds to go

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

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Lisa J - 2 1/2 Year Update*

Here is my before and after... 2 1/2 years difference. I had my surgery there in July 2013.  I weighed 201 and I'm currently 135.  Best thing I ever did for myself and my family. Now I work out 5 days a week! *

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Stacy N - 1 Year Update*

Down to 190 from 305!

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Kathleen M - 21 Month Update*

I had gastric sleeve surgery June 1st, after having severe thyroid  problems, gaining more and more weight, and adding medications  to combat painful joints and almost no energy. Several of my family members

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Celicia C - 20 Month Update*

Almost 2 years ago I contacted BeLiteWeight and went to see Dr. Rodriguez.  I was top weight at 268lbs and was very unhappy with myself. I was wearing a size 20 and shopping was no fun!  Almost 2 years later.. I am do

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Tondi J - 1 Year Update*

I had the Gastric Sleeve with Dr. Rodriguez March 27 2015. I got pregnant two months after my surgery, it was very difficult and scary but I was still able to lose 130 lbs. As of today I went from wearing a 24 jeans to a 9 and

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John B - 14 Month Update*

I've always been a big boy and had came to terms that i always would be, but reaching almost being closer to 600lbs than 500lbs actually 560lbs I was a ticking time bomb. I am 14 months out and I'm loving life now I'

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Tammy W - 20 Month Update*

WOW what a difference! I'm loving life!! Feel so much better! I still would like to lose another 30lbs which should not be a problem as I still have a lot of restriction with my sleeve. You can't believe the people who

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Marci G - 8 Month Update*

When I first contacted BeLite I was at a very low point in my life. I had tried every diet I could think of, I'd lose weight then gain it back. I was a little hesitant to get my surger

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Amanda O - 5 Month Update*

When I first contacted BeLite I was at a very low point in my life. I had tried every diet I could think of, I'd lose weight then gain it back. I was a little hesitant to get my surger

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Ashley L - 11 Month Update*

From 258!*
 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Bobbie B - 13 Month Update*

I started my journey on January 6, 2015.  Had my surgery in Juarez Mexico with surgeon Rodriguez Villareal Jose Guadelupe. the pictures are from Sept 14, 2015 and January 6, 2016.  to date I have lost 71 pounds... my

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Diamond A - 1 Year Update*

Good Morning ... Here are some before and after pictures of me. Today is my one year anniversary after surgery. Thanks to the BeLiteWeight Team! Thanks so much for the great opportunity on my Weight Loss journey... *

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Karina S - 6 Month Update*

Just following up with you and sending an updated picture :) Current stats
are High weight 228 Surgery weight 219 (hospital had me at 223) Current
weight 150.2 :) 6 month post op :) *

 

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Morgan C - 15 Month Update*

I had the surgery Nov 24 2014 &&& then here are recent pics... The first pic is actually while I was at the hospital for the surgery. The second & third are recent. I weighed in at 251 when I had surgery with di

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Jeri V - 1 Year Update*

It has been almost 1 year since my Surgery.  I am doing great.  I went from 206 Lbs to 134. Hope you have a great day*

 

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Elissa B - 2 Year Update*

It's been 2 years!!!! I lost close to 100 but I've gained about 15 back because I looked sick at first so about 80-85 lbs*

 

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Rebecca S - 11 Month Update*

My most recent picture!!! Taken January 2016!!!*

 

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Mini Gastric Bypass

 

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Misty KB - 8 Months*

Love my new legs!*

 

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

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Anthony S - 4 Month Update*

Thank you guys so much, I am a truck driver and my medical card was coming due in November so I went in and had blood drawn in August and my blood sugar was over 300,so I went to you guys in September and had the sleeve procedu

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Theresa B - 9 Month Update*

I just wanted to say thank you for changing my life. These pictures are taken exactly one year apart.

Starting Weight 293 Current Weight 192 Surgery Date 3/6/2015*

 

Surgeons Dr. Elmo Aramburo

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Crystal S - 1 Year Update*

My name is Crystal and I had my vertical sleeve surgery in December 2014. So this my one year update. I started at 200lbs. and I am currently 123lbs. I am still working on strength training. It feels amazing to run and I am del

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Brandy W - 2 Year Update*

5 Month Letter:

My weight has been a constant struggle over the past 10 years. It was a day to day battle. I tried every product, diet plan, and  exercise program available and nothing ever seemed to work for me. I w

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Lisamarie R - 7 Month Update*

 As of today down 65 lbs. Here are my best pictures*

 

Surgeons: Dr. Jose Rodriguez & Dr. Elmo Aramburo

Procedure: Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy / Gastric Sleeve / VSG

 

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Lormicia C - 4 Month Update*

 I started at 263 lost 20lbs before surgery and am 64 lbs 4 months postop now. I'm 178 wearing a size 10 dress.*

 

Surgeons: Dr. Jose Rodriguez & Dr. Elmo Aramburo

Procedure: Vertic

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Lucy H - 14 Month Update*

Had my Gastric Sleeve Surgery January 2014 in Juarez. Starting Weight 262 lbs.. Current weight 185lbs .. Went from a size 18 to size 9.. Have lost 77 lbs and lots of inches... Couldn't be any Happier..*

 

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Stacy E - 7 Month Update*

I can't believe the difference in my life. THANK YOU for giving me my life back. I am now down 143 pounds and I feel soooo great.*

 

Surgeons: Dr. Jose Rodriguez & Dr. Elmo Aramburo

Procedure: Gas

weight loss surgery success story before and after vsg gastric sleeve bariatric

Nadean S - 1 Year Update*


Thanks BeLite Weight! I'm feeling much healthier and able to keep up with my 4 kids. Just celebrated my 1 year surgery date, October 24th. I've lost 100lbs and still losing. My start weight was 320lbs.*

Surg

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Suzanne P - 8 Month Update*

Starting weight 240, Current weight 153. Down 87 pounds January 2016 Sleeved 5/7/15 Juarez at Star Medica with Dr Elmo. I went from a size 20 to a size 10! Best Decision I ever made. Thank you for the g

weight loss surgery success story before and after vsg gastric sleeve bariatric

Denise T - 6 Month Update*

So happy to send my 6 month picture!! & in 6 months I will send you a 1 year pic!! Cause I am still losing!! Yay!! Thank you guys for everything!!*

Surgeons: Dr. Jose Rodriguez & Dr. Elmo Aramburo

Proce

weight loss surgery vsg gastric sleeve vertical gastrectomy before and after

Terri H and Linda P - 4 Month Update*

We are very happy with our results and going to Mexico was a great decision for us. We are both nurses, it was scary to think about surgery in another country but the care was fantastic. We are both down 50 pounds and would lik

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Torre B - 6 Month Update*

I wanted to send an update on my weight to Ms. Jamie who has been a tremendous help!! I've lost 65 pounds since my surgery on July 18, 2015. I went from a size 16 to a size 7. I'm happy to report that I'm medication

vsg gastric sleeve weight loss before and after surgery

Sherri and Shauna W - 13 Month Update*

Merry Christmas!

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

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vsg gastric sleeve weight loss before and after surgery

Donna G - 1 Year Update*

These are my before & after pictures.  I still have 20-25 lbs to lose.  I am only on Oxygen at night and when I go to the gym.  My Oxygen capacity has increased from 50% to 70%.

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodrig

vsg gastric sleeve weight loss before and after surgery

Norma G - 15 Month Update*

These are my 1 year before and after surgery pictures, thanks to Dr Jose Rodriguez, Dr Elmo and BeLiteWeight , I have a new and healthier life, I would do it any different, I hope that my story can help somebody , just like oth

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Ashley L - 9 Month Update*

258 down to 138!!*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Bypass

 

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Pam B - 18 Month Update*

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

*See Below

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Mike F - 4 Year Update*

I am enclosing some pictures, I never did a really before and after pictures.. I went from a 64 waist to 38 now and from a 6x shirt to a X large, my exercise program is dancing, I go dancing 5 nights a week and dance every danc

weight loss surgery vsg gastric sleeve before after photos testimonial

Karina S - 4 Month Update*

I'll never forget receiving the first phone call from you and it changed my life.
Thank you so much for all the advice and the help you have provided me with.
I'm not where I want to be but I'm so much clo

weight loss surgery vsg gastric sleeve before after photos testimonial

John W - 6 Month Update*

I am a huge (much smaller) advocate of the surgery!  I feel amazing!  My bp is and cholesterol had reach normal levels within three weeks when I had lab work done*!  

If you are considering this s

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John B - 10 Month Update*

By far the best decision of my life sleeved 2.2.15 in Juarez...  Starting 560 Current 372!!!*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

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Bobby C - 20 Month Update*

Had weight-loss surgery with Dr. Rodriguez April 2014 and this is where I am today 160 pounds less thank you so much.

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Bypass After Vertical Gast

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Hope R - 1 Year Update*

This was my company Christmas party December 11th, 2014 and December 7th, 2015. BIG change in me thanks to you!*
- Hope

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

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Quanna B - 14 Month Update*

My surgery date was October 18, 2014. My goal was to lose 100 pounds. I am down 120 pounds. I enjoy such little things I didn't realize I couldn't do so well prior to my surgery. For example, cross my legs. I do not sno

vsg gastric sleeve weight loss before and after surgery

Jolie C - 9 Month Update*

I had the mini bipass with lapband removal. I was at my highest weight ever in my life 255lbs. I had surgery on 2/24/15 in Juarez Mexico. The process was so smooth and staff at hospital were awesome! I had the best care. 

vsg gastric sleeve weight loss before and after surgery

Christianne S - 22 Month Update*

Before 202 lbs  - After 139 lbs
 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

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Robert H. - 6 Month Update*

Robert has lost 153 pounds IN 6 MONTHS. He recently accompanied his cousin to the hospital in Tijuana, Mexico for his own surgery and gave us an update on his Gastric Sleeve surgery.*

 

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Jeff M - 1 Month Update*

As a nurse for twenty years, I know too well the tragedy of runaway diabetes and obesity. I had both. No matter what I did: diet, exercise, diet supplements, and just plain fear, all of my good intentions eventually imploded an

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Andre M - 1 Year Update*

"A year ago...

I weighed three hundred and forty pounds. Yikes!

But thanks to the awesome patient advocates, nurses and doctors at BeLiteWeight, I am enthused to say that today I weighed in at 183.7 lbs.

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Emily S - 1 Year Update*

"A year ago today I was waking up in a Mexican hospital, screaming for help, and had the worst chest pain ever. As the next 48 hours progressed and I was dismissed from the hospital I began to wonder what I had gotten myse

gastric bypass vsg surgery weight loss

Nicole C - 8 Month Update*

"Awesome! I am down 81 pounds! Went from 214 and now I am 133"*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

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Weight loss surgery gastric bypass before after

Wendy A - 4 Month Update*

"248 beginning 194 now"*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

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Weight loss surgery gastric bypass before after

Joshua P - 8 Month Update*

"My name is Joshua. I am 8 months out. I've lost 140 lbs. Best thing I've ever done. Thanks to everyone with BeLiteWeight"*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastri

Deb K. - 4 Days Post Surgery*

Four days since surgery on Sept.29th, 2015. I'm feeling really good!  The experience in Mexico was unbelievable.  Don't ever let anyone scare you or tell you that it is unsafe to go the the Hospital Angeles in

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Karina S - 2 Month Update*

Down 36 pounds in 2 months and looking great!*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

 

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Tammy W - 1 Year Update*

I just wanted to take a moment and update you on my progress since today is the one year anniversary of my new life! To date, I have lost a total of 117.6 pounds and I am still losing. It has slowed some, as expected, but I con

Carlisle B - Letter Regarding Juarez*

I would like to take this opportunity to tell anyone who is considering gastric bypass or the gastric sleeve, that Dr. Elmo Aramburo and his team at Star Medica in Juarez were absolutely wonderful. I will admit I was skeptical

Weight loss surgery gastric bypass before after

Justin A - 6 Month Update*

Starting Weight 385 Current Weight 228 This has been the hardest thing that I have ever done in my life. I ended up getting a bleeding ulcer that put me in the hospital for almost 2 weeks since they did not know where the blood

gastric bypass vsg surgery weight loss

Jenah A - 6 Month Update*

6 months out and I am so happy with how far I've come. Starting weight 350 currently 238. I feel better than I have in a long time. I am not where I need to be but I am on my way... Less back and knee pain...no more sleep a

gastric sleeve vsg surgery weight loss

Timothy N - 8 Month Update*

313 to 165 in 8 months!*

 

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

 

 

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Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery Before and After VSG Photos

Sharla*

Sharla is down 40 pounds! *

Surgeons Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Surgery Gastric Sleeve

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Ben P - 15 Month Update*

It's been exactly 460 days since my journey began. On June 14, 2014, I entered Star Medica at 442 lbs. YIKES!!! Today, I'm hanging at 240 lbs and still losing in small increments. If not for some minor excess skin, I es

Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery Before and After VSG Photos

Jeff T - 4 Month Update*

I bet I feel even better than the picture could ever show. I have lost right about 120lbs from pre-surgery diet until today! The hospital was completely amazing. Star-Medica is a place that US hospitals should strive to match i

Gastric Sleeve VSG Before and After Photos Bariatric Surgery

Gabrielle - 4 Month Update*

I have been very happy with the results from my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. I had a lap band for 3 years but had to have it removed when I had peritonitis (not related to the band). I of course gained back 40 pounds very quick

Stacy N - 4 Month Update*

65lbs since surgery but a total of 90 since I started the pre-op diet 305 pre-op diet 275 surgery day 215 now *

 

Surgeons Dr Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

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Monica P - 11 Month Update*

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Surgeons Dr Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

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Leona B - 7.5 Month Update*

 I am doing GREAT!!! My surgery was the end of December 2014 and in the 7 1/2 months I have lost 70 pounds and am 5 pounds to get to goal. The surgery has changed my life. I eat anything I want--just not very much of it bu

Joe and Traci G - 6 Month Update*

Well, we have officially reached 200 lbs lost between the 2 of us. I had surgery Jan 2015, he had surgery Feb 2015.

We are beyond excited about this! It's been a great journey. I've heard several say it's the

Mary C - 10 Month Update*

This was the best decision I have ever made. The biggest thing that I have gained from this experience was not the weight loss, or physically feeling better, it was the huge boost in confidence and self worth that I have gained

Jessica W - 4 Month Update*

I would recommend this procedure to anyone! This is the best decision I have made for myself. Learning how to eat again is definitely a mind game but as long as you make sure and eat your protein and vegetables first, there isn

Kirk S - 8 Month Update*

down 83 lbs, my old Army uniform now fits again, and I climbed Long’s Peak in CO (14,000’) something that would have been impossible a year ago.  BTW, when you hike and climb for 9 hours, you burn 6000 calories

Ben P - 13 Month Update*

Thirteen months later, and 200 lbs lighter, I'm physically able to give of myself to this little guy who arrived on Wednesday. Our two boys will be big benefactors of my decision to beliteweight!*

Surgeons Dr Jose Rod

Angela G - 1 Year Update*

 Last week was a year from my surgery and I have lost 100lbs.

Thank you for helping me change my life!*

 

Surgeons Dr Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

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Patrina B - 4 Month Update*

Hello I am doing great I have lost approximately 45 pounds. My A1C numbers have decreased and I went from a 22 to a 16. This is my update. Thank you all so much.*

Surgeon Dr. Thomas Umbach

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

Joshua P - 5 Month Update*

just wanted to say thanks. And I'm doing great.  My starting weight was 316. Now I'm 199.8.  ;)). I was sleeved on 02/27/15. Having the sleeve done has been an amazing journey. I'm down 117 lbs so far I

Hope R - 6 Month Update*

Hi! 
I am six months post op now! I am down 72 pounds!!! I can now shop in any store that I want, even the boutiques that never carry sizes larger than a 10! Only 20 more pounds to my goal weight. 
Thanks fo

Gena W - 3 Month Update*

Surgeon Dr Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

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Latoya D - 7 Month Update*

First I would like to say that this was the best decision i I could ever made.  I have struggled with my weight for about 10 years and have taken every diet pill and have been on every diet known to man!  It was getti

Ahmed F - 1 Year Update*

This journey was not easy to be taken as it took me 2 years to decide to do the surgery as I tried first to lose weight by doing training and going to the gym but with any set back emotionally I'll gain the weight I lost in

Marisa Q - 4 Month Update*

I just have to say how happy I am that I went through this journey. Down 71 lbs. I had so many medical problems.. Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, chronic pain etc. I was in so much medication it was brutal. I am now off all but

Hope R - 4 Month Update*

4 months out, 65 pounds lost and wearing a large and size 10's and 12's!!! I couldn't be happier! I hit my first stall over the last two weeks, but I don't care. The scales don't know it all!
Thanks for

Shawn W*

First let me start by saying that I have truly humbled and grateful that I took the time to research your weight loss program. I believe that traveling to Juarez, Mexico and having the gastric sleeve surgery was the best medica

Michael G - 5 Month Update*

I'm down to 265 from 350!* - Michael G

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

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Ben P - 1 Year Update*

I'm about six weeks away from my one year anniversary. I'm down 180 lbs and still losing. Thanks again. My success has definitely gotten people asking about beliteweight.com. :)*
--Ben P.

Surgeon Dr. Jose Rod

Patti G - 3 Week Update*

I HAVE ABOSLUTELY NO REGRETS. THE TEAM IN JUAREZ WAS FANTASTIC, I WOULD RECOMMEND THEM TO ANYONE. IT HAS ONLY BEEN 53 DAYS SINCE MY SUREGERY AND I FEEL GREAT AND I LOVE THE COMPLIMENTS FROM MY HUSBAND AND EVERYONE.*

 

VSG Weight Loss Sleeve Before and After Photos

Susan S - 1 year Update*

I was 270 pounds on my Day of surgery. I am now down 90 pounds.  Use to take 2 diabetes medicine and a shot if insulin at night....high blood pressure medicine also plus about 3 more medicine for the heart. Now I take NO m

VSG Weight Loss Gastric Sleeve Photos

Maribah F - 6 Month Update*

The weight loss is a good thing for me but the non-scale victories are what have really been my joy! I can exercise without pain. I got a bike with a trailer for my kids and we go on regular bike rides together. I feel closer t

Kirk S - 5 Month Update*

5 months down 79 lbs!  just completed my first 5K in a respectable time of 34.38 (7 minutes faster than average).  Last year I could not run down the block.  My weight held me down for too long, so invest in your

Tammy W - 6 Month Update*


I am down to 178 so I've lost 84 pounds in 6 months. I couldn't be happier. I have to have Greg take an updated pic to send. It's hard to get over the camera avoidance that I have used for years. :) *

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Hope R - 3 Month Update*

Hi!
I just wanted to let you all know that I am down 59 pounds since starting my pre-op diet. I could not be more pleased! Sorry the pics are selfies, but I wanted you to see the results! *

 

Surgeon Dr Jo

Linette G - 6 Month Update*

After 6 months of my surgery with dr rodriguez in juarez mexico, i wanna thank you for all ur help , that made it so much easier, i want to say that i havent had any problems and i feel great, dr rod and dr elmo did a great job

Sherry W - 6 Month Update*

Down 96 pounds! Thank you for making this possible for me!!!*

 

Surgeons Dr Jose Rodriguez and Elmo Aramburo

Procedure Gastric Sleeve

 

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Bobby C - 11 Month Update*

Forgot to tell you the total weight loss after 11 months was :   155 lbs. !!!!   O N E   H U N D R E D  AND  F I F T Y - F I V E  POUNDS!!    SO HAPPY and Pleased and I am a completely DI

Robin A - 8 Month Update*

 I am so very happy with myself and my weight loss my confidence level is through the roof I am so very happy that I found you and your company!!!! Down 78 lbs in 8 months!!*

 

Surgeons Dr Jose Rodriguez a

Paul C - 1 year update*

It was the BEST $$ I've ever spent!! Mar 25th is my 1 year re-birthday and down from 320 to 185*...yeah baby!! It only gets better girls!

Gastric Sleeve / Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy / VSG

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Tracie G - 7 week update*

7 weeks and I'm down 46 lbs!!!* On the left was before. The right was this last weekend!

Gastric Sleeve

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Laura G - One year update*

The wedding picture is before surgery and the other one is last weekend. I have lost 100 lbs in one year* and I would do it all over again.

Gastric Sleeve / Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy / VSG

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Ben P - 9 month update*

Hello again. I just wanted to drop another progress report. I've now lost 167 lbs since my sleeve on 6/14/14*. 33 to go for my goal. Included is my driver's license comparison.

--Ben P

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Celia - Nicole - Marisa - 1 year update*

Celia, Nicole and Marisa all had their VSG surgeries on the same day one year ago. Now all three sent a photo in "old" pants. Celia (white shirt) was a size 16 and now she is a size 4*. Nicole (black shirt) was a size

Nicole G - 1 year update*

In one year after her VSG (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy), Nicole went from a size 18  and now she is a size 3*.

 

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Marisa V - 1 year update*

Marisa was a size 50x32 now she is a size 32x32* one year after her Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve).

 

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Celia R - 1 year update*

Celia was a size 16 and now she is a size 4* one year after her Gastric Sleeve Surgery.

 

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Victor & Chyrie M. - 3 year update*

I promised JoAnne I would share these. The "after" Gastric Sleeve photo is taken at the same piano. We look 20 years younger and feel it, too. I'm down 131 pounds and Victor is down 168!*

The best thing abou

Kimberly W - 3 month update*

My highest weight was 248 and as of 2 weeks ago I was 191*. I'm off my blood pressure and cholesterol pills. I was Sleeved on 11/28/14. It was the best decision I've made to improve my overall health.

Gastric Slee

Joyce P - 10 month update*

The photo on the left was in April 2014, the day I arrived in Juarez for my surgery. The one on the right was in February  2015 at my 100 lb loss!* The sleeve surgery was the best thing I've ever done for myself. Thank

DeBreena M - 4 month update*

In just 4 months I've lost 45 pounds!* I'm so happy I choose to have this surgery. Thank you!

 

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Hope R - 6 week update*

I am down 40.5 pounds since starting my pre-op diet*. I feel so much better!  I was very happy with the entire process. I felt very safe at Star Medica in Juarez. The hospital was very clean and the staff took excellent ca

Crystal S*

Hello Jessica,

I forgot to update you on my experience with the surgery and the post op healing. I am grateful to you for helping me through process of getting into this surgery. You helped me with details and calmed my n

Anthony B - 4 month update*

Anthony wanted to share his progress so far. He's down 80 pounds in just 4 months* after his VSG surgery.

 

*See below

 

Quanna B - 4 month update*

Quanna is down 70 pounds in 4 months* after her Gastric Sleeve surgery in October. Congratulations and thank you for sharing your photos with us!

VSG / Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Villarreal and D

Claudia C*

Hi JoAnne,
I hope that you are well! I wish you and everyone at BeLite an excellent year. I have lost a total of 55 lbs*. I weigh only 126 lbs. now. I really don't want to loose any more weight, so I try to eat more of

Amy E*

JoAnne,

I'm down 150lbs... WOOOHOOO*!!!  Also my friend who went to have surgery, as a result of me going, is down about the same amount too!  From a size 26/28 pants and 3x shirt to a size 14 pants and M/L

Nicolette C and Holly K - 8 month update*

Please see our attached pictures. The original was taken on June 30th, sitting at the airport on our way to Juarez.  The other was taken on January 8th (my sisters birthday)  Both my sister and I had surgery on June 3

Emily S - 3 month update*

3 months and 75 lb difference*

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy / Gastric Sleeve

 

*See below

Stephanie P - 10 month update*

10 months and half my size*..thanks i feel great!

Gastric Sleeve / Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

 

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Rebecca S - 11 month update*

Hi JoAnne,

I was wondering if I can update the picture that we used for my testimonial? I have lost more weight and would like to update that! I weighed 273 pounds when I went to Mexico for surgery, it has been 11 months

Ahmed A - 8 month update*

I started at 275 and my current weight is 163* after my Gastric Sleeve surgery with Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo.

 

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Kenny F - 11 month update*

Thanks for all you have done to make my transformation back to a active life style, I feel better than I've felt in years... wish I would have done it sooner, my 1 year anniversary will be March 1st.

I've lost 142

Denise and Ashley W.*

Ishi,
This is Denise W. (on the left) and my Daughter in Law, Ashley W. (on the
right.)

My weight started at 231 lbs and I am now at 117 lbs*. Ashley is at a 100 lb
weight loss.

We are very glad we tr

Ben P - 7 month update*

Just wanted to let you all know that I just passed the 7 month mark and I'm down 150 lbs* :)
Ben P.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery / Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

 

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Christie A - 5 month update*

Hi JoAnne,

The picture in my turquoise top was the week before I left for my sleeve surgery in Mexico. The next two are around Christmas time. Currently I weigh a hundred and thirty eight pounds and I am coming up on

Shari R - 7 month update*

Hello JoAnne I came about this old picture at my highest weight and the latest...the first before photo I was at 287 pounds in 2010 and now I'm 176 pounds*. I'm 7 months out from my Gastric Sleeve surgery... so happy! :

Mandy L - 18 month update*

Hi everyone... Just wanted to let y'all know I'm doing great! Didn't lose as many pounds as I thought I would but did lose a lot of inches which is better for me! At a year and a half out I'm down to 185 lbs*. M

Kezia*

Hi JoAnne,

Thank you for checking in. Just flew home this afternoon and though I am still a bit sore, I am doing much better than I expected. The hospital, the surgery team, the nurses and the accommodation were all top n

Kirk S - New Years Update*

A New Year email we received this morning from Kirk and he gave us permission to share:

"Nearly everyone I know makes the resolution, this is the year I lose weight. Well, 2014 I had some moments of clarity that made

Gastric Sleeve - VSG - Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Angela G - 5 month update*

The picture on the left was taken July 5, 2014 and the picture on the right was taken today, December 30, 2014. It's been 5 months since my Gastric Sleeve surgery and I have lost 75lbs!*
 

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Gastric Sleeve - VSG

Tammy W - 3 months post-op*

I was "Sleeved" 10/6/14 and as of today in down 51.5 pounds*. I feel blessed to be able to have had this procedure done. Thank you BeLiteWeight!

 

*See below

Gastric Sleeve - VSG - Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Bridget C - 6 months post-op*

Hay Mrs JoAnne,

I am Bridget. When I first started this journey I weighed 276, I was wearing 22-24 pants and 3XL in shirts. My health was getting bad very quickly. I was taking three high blood pressure bills, couldn'

Marlo E - 7 month update*

I'm down 75 pounds, I went from a size 16 to a size 10*. I'm a size medium which was my size when I started the 7th grade. I love my Sleeve. Thank you JoAnne, Dr. Rodriguez, Dr. Aramburo and BeLiteWeight!

 

Dana W - 6 months post-op*

JoAnne and Nicky:

The team at BeLiteWeight has really changed my life. I'm down 65 pounds in 6 months!*

Dana W

 

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Kirk S - 7 weeks post op*

I went from a size 56 to a 46*.  My old jackets look like I am wearing a tent.   I know my results are not typical, but it is spectacular.  I am back at the gym.  Before surgery I was lucky to do 15 sit

Emily S - 2 months post-op*

Today at two months post-op I'm so thankful that I actually had the nerve to fly to San Diego alone, go to Mexico by myself, to ensure a better future for not only myself but for my son as well. In the past two months I hav

Joseph W - 5 months post-op*

Hi my name is Joe and I wanted to share my experience with everyone because I can't be more grateful for everything BeLiteWeight has done for me. They are a godsend and they truly saved my life.

I, like everyone else,

Kendra H*

Kendra had her surgery 4 days ago and sent this nice email to her Patient Counselor, Ishi:

Hi Ishi,

I'm sorry I missed your call! I probably was out in the halls, actually!

We were shocked at how clea

Eileen B*

I had my surgery at Ciudad Juarez on September, 18, 2013. I want to thank BeLiteWeight for giving me the opportunity of changing my life. I got my life and my confidence back! I lost 85 pounds in the first 6 months* and I feel

Teresa A - 4 month update*

Teresa sent this over and wanted to share her 45 pound weight loss in 4 months* after her Gastric Sleeve surgery with Dr. Rodriguez and Dr. Aramburo in Tijuana, Mexico

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Wayne B - 3 month update*

Wayne sent his 3 month update. He's down 56 pounds!*

*See below

Stephanie R*

(I just realized that one of our favorite patient videos wasn't on this page. So although this is a delayed posting I'm sure everyone will enjoy it.)

Stephanie, had Gastric Sleeve Surgery with Dr. Jose Rodriguez-V

Sylvia S*

Dear Joanne
 
Yes it has been a year and I have been doing so well losing 125 lbs* and still losing. I am going to have my pannectomy surgery in January and then I will send you a before and after picture. Everyo

Terrie J*

My name is Terrie J
Surgery: was January 17th 2014
Start weight: 340 I am down 118 pounds* I have about 52 pounds to go.

I live in North Carolina my e-mail is (on referral list) if I can help in anyway.

Dolly M - 2 Month Update*

Hello,

I wanted to share my 2 month update. So far from 10/6 to 12/14 I've lost 30 pounds* after my gastric sleeve surgery. My trip went great. The surgeons Dr. Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo were attentive & the

Christina F*

Christina lost 51 pounds in 6 months* after Gastric Sleeve surgery and shared her progress. Congratulations!
 

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Ben P - 18 week update*

Ben sent this on Nov 1st - 18 weeks after his surgery (sorry for the delay in posting)

This is a pair of suit pants I was in earlier this year. I'm down 120 lbs, since June 14th*. Just 18 weeks out and I'm standin

Robin A - 3 Month Update*

Robin's down 65 pounds in 3 months* and wanted to share an updated collage. Thank you and congratulations!

 

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Mary C - 4 months post-op*

Mary sent her photos to us. She's lost a total of 67 pounds in a little over 4 months*. Congratulations and thank you for allowing us to share your progress!

 

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Kevin R - Update*

Kevin sent this email to us. He's down 80 pounds since June* and he also gives us a detail on his surgery trip and experience:

First off, my entire experience was EXCELLENT! The folks at BeLiteWeight are awesome and t

Carla T*

Hi Joanne,

This whole process has been tremendously easy and exciting. Let me start by saying how appreciative I am for your company's mission to offer safe affordable bariatric surgeries.  My sleeve gastrectomy

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Before and After

Pamela B*


Many people have given me a hard time and said I wasn't big enough to have this surgery. I have struggled with my weight since I was 9 years old. And although I was never morbidly obese I have always been obese and un

Elicia L*

Hi Ishi

I'm feeling much better today than yesterday!!  I had a lot of gas pain but that's much better now.  I'm actually waiting in Dallas now for my flight that has been delayed.  I met severa

Ahmed A - 5 month update*

Ahmed shared his 5 month update with us. He went from a size 46 to a size 34 in those 5 months and has lost well over 80+ pounds.* Congratulations Ahmed!

*See below

Jennifer C*

I was type 2 Diabetic and I was taking 5 shots and 2 pills a day to control it. I was on blood pressure meds and had diabetic neuropathy that I was taking three different meds for. I hurt every day I couldn't walk because m

VSG - Vertical Sleeeve Gastrectomy

Christy D*

Hi,

I have attached two pictures of my face. One is from the video that Jamie took at the hospital after surgery (video added here). The other is a selfy I took of me on the beach in Florida a few weeks ago. I've lost

Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Results

Nickie S*

UPDATE: October 22, 2014

Joann,
Here are the pictures I promised you two weeks ago. The first picture is me at my heaviest at 233.8 Christmas Eve 2013.
Then the other two pictures are of me in the last month. I

Gastric Bypass Weight Loss - 205 pounds

Michelle C*

Had surgery Sept 2012. I've managed to lose and keep off 205 lbs!* Before surgery weight was 350 lbs size 26-28. I'm currently 145 lbs size 8*....Having surgery honestly changed my life! Thanks BeLiteWeight!

Surge

Revision of a prior weight loss surgery

Bobby C*

Bobby had a revision of his prior Gastroplasty to a RNY Gastric Bypass. He gave permission to share his photos with you. Congratulations Bobby, you look great!

 

*See below

Wendy - One Year After Weight Loss Surgery

Wendy G - One Year Update*

Growing up, I really didn't have a weight problem. I was very active and my family ate healthy. Then I got married and started a family of my own. Getting pregnant triggered a lot of medical problems and the problems just g

VSG - Vertical Sleeeve Gastrectomy

Lee Anne*

I've lost 65 pounds since the start of the pre-op diet.*  I have about 35 to go, unless I change my mind before I get there, or WHEN I get there.
PS - I was 61 when I had my surgery.  I want to put that out t

Kevin R*

Hey Ishi,

Post surgery.... I’m back to work today…feeling fine and recovering nicely.

I just want to thank you for all your assistance in helping me get this done. You did a fine job!

The service

Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Results

Sara T*

My decision to have weight loss surgery was not an easy one.  One I was very scared of having surgery and two, I’m a family of 5 and money was definitely a factor.  But when I realized the amount of money I have

Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Results

Angela B*

My name is Angela B, I am 43 years old and like everyone else starting out on this journey I struggled with losing weight.  I had wanted to have some type of bariatric surgery for a few years prior to going to Mexico but t

VSG - Vertical Sleeeve Gastrectomy

Ben P - 3 month update*

I was sleeved on 6/14/14. As of today, 9/22/14, I'm down 99 lbs.* Half way to my goal of 200. BeLiteWeigh and Dr. Rodriguez literally saved my life. I have no regrets and would do it again 1000 times over. I have my life ba

RNY Gastric Bypass Surgery

Caroline A*

Caroline sent photos and said we could share her 105 pound weight loss in 1 year*, after her Gastric Bypass surgery with Dr. Bernie Hanna.
 

*See below

 

RNY Gastric Bypass Surgery

Madison A*

It's been almost 4 years since my surgery through BeLiteWeight and there is not a day that goes by that I'm not thankful for finding JoAnne and BeLiteWeight.

Procedure: Gastric Bypass Surgery / RNY Bypass
Sur

Maria Gastric Sleeve Surgery Before and After Photos

Maria R*

Maria wanted to share her 55 pound weight loss* 7 months after her Gastric Sleeve surgery with Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Villarreal and Dr. Elmo Aramburo.
 

*See below

Weight Loss Surgery with Medicare

Robin H*

First off I want to thank Dr. Umbach and all the staff as well as North Vista Hospital for the wonderful hospitality  and excellent care they provided me. You gave me my life back and the will to keep fighting. I still hav

Julie Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Julie G*

Julie sent us her photos and gave us permission to share them with you. She had surgery 8 months ago and is down 70 pounds* after her Gastric Sleeve surgery with Dr. Thomas Umbach.
 

*See below

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Before and After Weight Loss

Robin A*

Hi JoAnne,

I wanted to send you all kudos for getting me set-up and for guiding me with such kindness along my journey. I had so many fears and questions. Each fear and question was resolved in a matter of moments by

Gastric Bypass

Marisa and Nicole 6 Month Update*

Marisa and Nicole wanted to share their success 6 months after gastric sleeve surgery. Marisa is down 100 and Nicole is down 85!*
 

*See below

Monica H*

I want to add that I've lost 40 lbs since my surgery 3 weeks ago*, am now under 300 lbs, and am happier than I have been in years. This surgery & decision to change hasn't just been a good physical health choice but

4 Months After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Ahmed A - 4 month update*

Ahmed was kind enough to share his 4 months weight loss progress with us. He's now lost 81 pounds* after his Gastric Sleeve surgery.

 

*See below

Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Results

Marlo E*

I know this is really long but I wanted people to know what the exprience was like in detail.

I have been overweight since I was about 9 years old. I never wore bikini’s or low rise jeans. My lowest weight post

Quick weight loss after Gastric Sleeve surgery

Wayne B*

Wayne is just about 3 weeks post op and wanted us to share his 37.2 pound weight loss* after his Gastric Sleeve surgery

Good morning!

Please post my pictures and I would be happy to send my monthly updates over to y

Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Results

Ben P*

Ben said we could share his current photos with all of you. He's down 82 pounds in 2 months* since his Gastric Sleeve Surgery with Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Villarreal & Dr. Elmo Aramburo.
 

*See below

VSG - Vertical Sleeeve Gastrectomy

Rebecca S - 6 month update*

WOW!!! What a life changing decision! Dr. Rodriguez, all the surgeons and the staff treated me exceptionally well! I have to admit I was very scared, which is probably to be expected because I have never had any surgeries in my

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Stefanie S*

For my birthday 7-19-2013 I gave myself the "gift" of health and a new beginning.  I chose to have the vertical sleeve.  As of today 9-4-2014 I am 40 years old and LOVING & LIVING LIFE again. 

Ashley - 126 pound weight loss after having Weight Loss Surgery

Ashley G*

Ashley gave us permission to share her photos with you.

Started at 315 - Current 189 - Total weight loss so far 126 pounds.*

Gastric Sleeve / Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy / VSG
Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Villarreal

Brandy - After Gastric Sleeve Surgery with Dr. Elmo Aramburo

Brandy W*

My weight has been a constant struggle over the past 10 years. It was a day to day battle. I tried every product, diet plan, and  exercise program available and nothing ever seemed to work for me. I would lose 5 to 10 lbs

Liz - One Year After Weight Loss Surgery

Liz M*

August 1, 2014 was my 1 year anniversary having the gastric sleeve surgery. I lost 65lbs in the first 3 months.* I started out at 260lbs and am currently at 130lbs.* I have lost half of my body weight! The only thing I did not

Danielle - After Gastric Sleeve Surgery with Dr. Elmo Aramburo

Danielle T*

My weight has been my biggest struggle since I had my first child in 1996. It felt like I could never get a handle on it.  I have tried every kind of diet plan that was on the market.  I have had personal trainers, gy

gastric sleeve

Marisa and Nicole*

Marisa and Nicole had Gastric Sleeve surgery in March with Dr. Jose Rodriguez and Dr. Elmo Aramburo. They wanted to share their 1 month post-op photo.
 

*See below

Hope - Before and After VSG Surgery

Hope W*

UPDATE: September 19, 2014 - I weigh 162 now from 240 pounds (total loss 78 pounds).* I was a size 18 now I am a size 6 I can wear some size 4 in stretch pants.* (The photo by the pool is from Labor Day weekend 2014).

Pri

Ernesto - Gastric Sleeve Surgery Results

Ernesto B*

Ernesto said we could share his photos with you. He looks WONDERFUL!

Surgery date: July 2013
Surgery type: Gastric Sleeve
Photos sent May 2014
 

*See below

Weight Loss After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Ahmed A*

Ahmed wanted to share his 20 pound loss just 10 days* after having VSG surgery.

Gastric Sleeve / Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy / VSG
Dr. Elmo Aramburo & Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Villarreal
 

*See below

Wendy - Before and After Weight Loss Surgery

Wendy G*

I am Wendy G from Louisiana and I had surgery through BeLiteWeight on Aug. 1, 2013. I am here to shout to the world the success of my surgery. I cannot thank BeLiteWeight enough for giving me my life back. I have a lot of medic

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Robert R*

Well, It's Been About Almost 6 Months Since My Surgery And I'm Very Happy & Extremely Pleased To Say That I Have Lost 116 Pounds!*  When I Started My Pre-Op Diet, I Weighed Exactly 420 Pounds.  The Day Of

S.B.*

Hello Joyce,

I want to thank you all so much for the wonderful experience I had traveling to Juarez, Mexico for the gastric sleeve surgery. I was really nervous at first so my husband accompanied me for this trip. when we

Daniel*

Jamie -

Today is my 8th month sleeve anniversary and I've lost 65 pounds!*

After researching and debating the sleeve for over two years, I finally decided to go with Dr. Rod  - and my only regret is that

One Year After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Linn J*

JoAnne,

What a difference a year makes. Our WLS experience has been nothing less than life changing. Michelle tells people the surgeon operated on my stomach, but the effect is in my mind. I feel like I have a second

Amanda - Weight Loss Surgery Before and After

Amanda A*

I was first introduced to BeLiteWeight by my best friend in 2011. As I watched her go through a transformation, it was something that I knew I wanted to experience also. It was a slow process for me getting up the nerve to even

Michelle S*

Hi Joyce,

I just returned home from my surgery in Juarez Mexico with Dr. Rodriguez and I must tell you how incredibly impressed both my husband and I were with all the of the Doctors and staff at the Star Medica Hospital.

Tim - Before and After Sleeve Gastrectomy

Tim R*

JoAnne, not sure if you are interested in before and after pictures but thought I would share them if you wanted to use them on your website :)

I had the gastric sleeve surgery in December of 2012. By May I was down 90lbs

Chrissa - Weight loss after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Chrissa B*

Joanne:

Here is my weight loss story! I am not sure how I should begin this, but I will give it a try!

I had never had a problem with weight until about 5 years ago! I had 3 miscarriages, lost a son (ZJ) and then an

Joe - Before and After Weight Loss Surgery

Joe S*

Here some pictures y'all been waiting for. The one before surgery was a month before surgery I was about 280. Currently I'm at 179 six month post op.*

Total weight loss 101 pounds*

Gastric Sleeve Surger

Sean Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Sean H*

Experience was great, biggest regret was waiting so long to do it! Great group of people to work with.

Just had check up, blood pressure normal, cholesterol normal, no more snoring and no sleep apnea.* Thanks again!

Gastric Sleeve in Mexico Trip Details

Mervelle S*

On December 20, 2013, my lifestyle change and begin with gastric sleeve surgery. I had the best surgical team ever. My surgery was lead by Dr. Elmo Aramburo and assisted by Dr. Jose Rodriguez Villarreal.

Handsomely kind t

78 pounds lost in 8 months- Before and after weight loss surgery | #wls #weightlosssurgery #vsg

Jenny E.*

Hi there and happy holidays. I am 8 months post surgery and feelings like a million bucks.  

Here is a before and after shot. Was a size 18W-20W now a size 12 misses.*  Started at 268lbs currently 190 lbs..*

Hawk - 3 Days After Gastric Sleeve Surgery*

Hawk had her Gastric Sleeve surgery at the Hospital Angels and shared her experience with Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Villarreal, Dr. Elmo Aramburo and BeLiteWeight.*

 

*See below

 

 

Diana*

Well, it's been 5 months, as of Valentine's Day, the 14th…and that day, I hit 100 pounds lost!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!*

I am so ecstatic, I can't stand myself!!! It was everything I had hoped, an

Patsy*

I am doing fantastic!!!!. Had no vomiting or stomach sickness after surgery ,but still have gas pains,expecially at night.My husband and I had a pleasant trip and have no complaints. Our driver Hector picked us up at 9:00. He w

Jodi*

I am very impressed with how easy it was to schedule my surgery, and how smoothly everything has gone. The drivers were prompt and courteous. The medical staff was very knowledgeable, efficient, and showed great concern for my

Lucinda R*

Everything went very well, the care I received from the Star Medica hospital was excellent. I really liked the beautiful, private room that I stayed in at the hospital. The entire hospital staff treated me like a queen. The dri

Don L*

My name is Don. I had the surgery done 5 weeks ago today. I had the gastric sleeve and It has completely change my life in just 5 weeks. When I started this venture I weighted 340 pounds at my weight I had to go on a liver shri

Andre P*

"Here are the pics you requested..one picture is in texas, the time of the surgery. The other one is today at work, I still have alot of work to do, but i am getting there." :-)

 

*See below

Kevin P*

I was 353 December 2009 and now in  December 2010 I am at 178!!*

Surgery was at the end of March so I have been working hard on it and there is the days I am good and a day here or there where I find myself eati

Gwen*

Hi JoAnne,

The surgery is one of the best things i have ever done. I enjoy life so much better. 75lbs gone*, I am very happy i took control of the situation.

 

*See below

Vince B*

Whats up Joanne, I told you I would send you some Pics:-) I'm in the Virgin Islands for the next 2 months, when I get home I will send you some more.

Procedure & Date: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Dec 9, 2009
Ph

Mike and Bel L*

Sorry we have not done this sooner. The before picture was taken in February 09 at Daytona Beach ….3 months before the surgery. I was weighing 300lbs and Belinda was weighing 233. The after picture was taken May 29th alm

Angie B*

I am doing great after my surgery. I had tried every diet program that came along and never had the success that I have had with this surgery. I weighed this morning and have lost 49 1/2 pounds*. I will reach the 50 lb. mark th

Robbyn A*

My first impression was that Dr. Jose Rodriguez was a caring man. My impression only changed in that I realized just how good he is at what he does, and that the patients come first with him. He brings his own surgical staff wi

MaryAnn E*

Hi my name is MaryAnn and I am 23 years old. After a year of talking to Ishi with belitewight I finally made the choice to have wls.

On 7-12-10 my life became forever changed. I went to Dr. Rodriguez & Dr. Arambu

Lynn & Montzie*

I am glad my journey with BeLiteWeight has been such a great experience. I have went from three blood pressure medications, two cholesterol medications to no medications. I had to add one blood pressure medication about three m

Kelli F*

I haven't had the chance to tell you yet… but THANK YOU!. I had the lap band in December 2007. It will be three years in a couple of months. I have easily and happily lost over 150 lbs. I am only 50 lbs from my goal

Debra W*

Well it has been 6 months since I had my Gastric Sleeve surgery done. I am down 66 lbs.* I have spent the last 25 years of my life trying to figure out howI got so heavy and how to get it off. I have tried all the programs and

Joe L*

I was an eating machine, a food-addict, the "big guy" at work; I lived to eat. I knew I needed to make a change and I could not do it alone. This is when I found BeliteWeight. My patient facilitator and I discussed an

Norma*

Hello JoAnne:

I just wanted to give you an update on me. I am very happy. I am at 145lbs and I am getting in shape for a lifetime goal, to complete a triathlon.* It will happen on 09/09/2012 God permitting. I am unde

Al K*

HI GUYS, HOW IS EVERYONE. I AM DOING GREAT.HERE IS THE BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES.THE BEFORE PICTURE WAS TAKEN ON 08-18-2008 AND THE AFTER PICTURE WAS TAKEN ON 07-16-2009 I WAS AT 378 LBS AND NOW I AM 252 LBS.*

THAT I

Olga N*

I converted from a Lap Band to a Gastric Sleeve and it has been very successful for me. I was so afraid to go to Mexico but Dr. Rodriguez and his team team are one of the best and most experienced Bariatric surgeons in the worl

Daniel H*

I had the Lap Band surgery and started at 315 lbs at age 39 on August 28th 2010, and have ended up 196 lbs at age 39 on March 19th 2011*. I feel great w/ tons of energy. I would recommend this surgery to anyone.

 

Christiane*

Dear BeLiteWeight, these are my before and after pictures 22 months post-op, (better late than never :-) I will always be ready to praise Dr. Jose Rodriguez expertise; I'm an RN in the OR and I questioned him on the phone.

Terry W*

My experience with BeLiteWeight has been nothing short of life changing and quite possibly life saving. It's the most pleasant surprise I've had in a long time. When I say "surprise," I mean it was everything

Stephanie T(3)*

 I am the definition of a roller coaster dieter. Every time I had a baby (I had 4) I would go on a new diet then gain twice of what I lost. I wanted to the gastric sleeve, but because my insurance changed the policies ever

Jennifer (T2)*

I have struggled with my weight most of my life. I was always around 140 lbs. in high school and after I graduated I was married and had a baby. When I delivered my daughter I was about 220 lbs. I was wanting to have the bariat

Donna*

I had done WeightWatchers, bought all the over-the-counter weight loss aids, nothing worked. I had high blood pressure and both of my parents died young, scaring me to what the outcome of my future was. I am blessed with three

Jennifer (T1)*

My name is Jennifer, I had Lap Band surgery in Tijuana, Mexico in March 2011. At the start of my pre-op diet, I was 264.8 lbs. and I am 5'4 tall. In less than 23 weeks, I have lost 80 lbs. at 184 lbs.* I have struggled with

Hilda*

After 23 years of drugs, I turned my life around for the better by becoming completely drug-free, but it resulted with me constantly eating. By November 2007, I weighed my heaviest of 257 lbs. I needed the extra push so I could

Tami W*

It was really hard to find before pictures of myself because I avoided the camera like the plague! Before I had weight loss surgery, I weighed about 210 lbs. I decided to have lap band surgery in 2009. I only lost 20 pounds wit

Barbara M*

I love my doctor!! I think we all say that about the person that was instrumental in saving our lives but if I had to do it over again...absolutely and would never change my doctor. I love ya Dr. Rodriguez and thank you and you

Wendy G*

Hi JoAnne and any other interested parties,

I can't believe it's been a year since surgery...wow...Here's an update...

I have lost 73 pounds and have gone from a size 24 to a 16*...my feet don&

Eric B*

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 starte

Janet R*

 One year ago I reached rock bottom. I could not do anything I wanted to. If I had to walk a distance I would fret over how I was going to get from point A to point B. I started at 245 lbs, which to some that does not soun

Leigh Ann*

My current weight is 138-140 (I started at 195)* I do not drink protein shakes but I do get my protein in, I take daily vitiams I also take one biotin a day, I do not excerise but I do watch my 2 year old grand baby and she kee

Ramon*

Thank you Dr. Rod, Dr. Elmo and your staff and thanks to BeliteWeight. I now weigh 190 lbs, down from 340 lbs, it's been one year as of 7/1/12 and I've lost 150 lbs. I went from a 48 in my waist down to a 33 in my waist

Tonya O*

Well, How do I begin....

My weight has been out of control for approximately 25 years. Once I had my son (that many years ago), I have never been able to get my weight under 200lbs. NEVER!

I am was a "

Marlee*

For years I've accepted my being overweight as my curse. I tried everything to lose weight including the popular and fad diets. I approached my doctor about having weight loss surgery only to have my health insurance deem m

Jamie E*

Disclaimer: I work for BeLiteWeight but I'm doing a testimonial because I had surgery, lost weight and was pleased with the care I received at the hospital etc.

I had revision of my prior Lap Band surgery to a Mi

Lakeeta G*

I have been overweight ever since I was a child. Being ridiculed and teased my whole life about my weight growing up wasn’t easy. Trying various diet pills and workout routines just didn’t seem to work for me. So on

Kelly T*

Ishi,

It was great talking to after 3 years. Here are the before and after pictures I promised. They are not the best pictures but boy can you tell how much weight I have lost. I have my life back and am having a bla

Tracy O*

Ohhh what a journey I have traveled!

I had Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Juarez, Mexico in June of 2011. Words can not begin to explain the way I feel about Dr. Jose Rodriguez and the staff at BeLiteWeight. After a great

Lisa Savannah*

Lisa did an updated blog post about her obesity struggle and ending up on a cover of a wedding magazine. It's very inspiring and you can read it by clicking here.

BeliteWeight saved my life. I was the girl who st

Rose B*

My name is Rose. My daughter, Lisa, and I had gastric sleeve in Juarez Mexico, I have lost over 60 pounds and have gone from a size 18 pants to a 10!* This surgery has changed my life!

As a medical professional I can

Jan G*

Date: Friday, January 18, 2013, 4:48 PM

A update:
Doing great!
Had Gastric Bypass on May 9th 2012
Surgeons: Dr. Jose Rodriguez & Dr. Elmo Aramburo
Starting weight: 269
I now weigh 143*

Erika L*

Hello Ladies!

I hope you are both doing well and had a lovely Thanksgiving! I wanted to let you know that I am officially at 50 pounds lost!* I feel amazing! The sleeve is my dream life! It is not a panacea, I am con

Tammy O*

Hi my name is Tammy O,

I had the Gastric Sleeve done on August 25th 2012 in Juarez Mexico at Star Medica. The surgeons and physicians are Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Villareal, Doctor Elmo Aramburo, Doctor Leticia Solis, and

Sonya T*

Hello, Ishi... As you know I had my surgery the end of September 2012 & I am doing very well. I have lost 72 pounds so far (4 1/2 months)* and I am feeling great!

I want to lose another 100 pounds but I will surely ke

Regina R*

Hi Joanne,

Wow, what a weekend. I have to say, this was an awesome experience. Your staff, Dr. Rod, Dr. Elmo and the staff at Star Medica, were all so awesome. I am so happy I chose to go with Dr. Jose Rodriguez and

Kristy W*

 My Gastric Sleeve surgery was on December 13, 2012 with Dr. Jose Rodriguez & Dr. Elmo Aramburo in Tijuana, Mexico.

I was 230 pounds and before my surgery it was hard for me to pull myself up onto my horse.

Vicky*

Vicky sent photos for us to see and gave permission to share them with you.

 

*See below

 

Amy P*

JoAnne,

I had the gastric sleeve done February 14th 2012. This has been the best thing I have ever done for myself! I weighed 199 lbs when I had to have a heart procedure which scared me into looking into weight loss

Carmen M*

Carmen had her weight loss revision surgery on 4/24/2013 and sent this email on Sunday, 4/28/2013 once she got home*. She gave us permission to share it with you.

Good morning, Joanne!
 
Just wanted to

Maggie B*

I just want to tell you how happy I am with my new body. Dr. Jose Rodriguez did a fantastic job with my weight loss revision surgery. I had fabulous care. I know others that have gotten gastric surgery in the states. Some were

Cathryn E.*

Dr. Elmo Aramburo was outstanding!! From putting me at ease before the surgery to great follow-up care after, he checked on me a couple each day post-op, and was so personable and caring!  I had a GREAT experience in Juare

Patricia C*

Hello, I am almost a year post op and I am thrilled with my weight loss. I did not have a high BMI but I did weigh 205 pounds and only 5'3. I had high blood pressure and arthritis and pain daily walking carrying around all

Myrna & Melissa*

 Video recorded April 24, 2013

Myrna is a nurse in the USA and she accompanied her daughter, Melissa, three months ago for her Gastric Sleeve surgery. She felt comfortable with her daughter's experience, so

S.M.*

Hello!
 
Yes, I am back from my surgery in Juarez and it was an amazing experience. Despite a rough flight out there, it was amazing!  The flight was over 3 hours late getting into El Paso but the surgical s

Angela S*

My name is Angela, I have been over weight my whole life until BelightWeight helped save my life. When I say saved my life, I really mean it. I was so depressed that I didn’t even want to leave the house. One day searchin

Erin L*

Hi, My name is Erin.  I am 37 years old.  I had my weight loss surgery on 4/20/2012.  I consider this date a re-birth.
Before my weight loss surgery, I had gained and lost over 200lbs over the previous 12 ye

Emily C*

 If anyone is questioning what to do, Gastric Sleeve surgery is the right decision! I went down May 1st to have the Gastric Sleeve done.  I truly enjoyed every aspect of the entire experience.  (Well maybe not ri

Brian R*

Jamie,
 
Thank you for taking the time to talk with me today. I was really excited that it has almost reached my 2 year mark from my surgery date. Like I told you earlier, I have lost a combined total of 220 lbs*

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Karen D*

I am happy with my gastric sleeve surgery and have gone from 216lbs in October 2012 to 160lbs* in February 2013. I am only 4 months out and approaching my goal. 56 pounds gone forever!*

(My husband and my mother-in-law ha

Lap Band Revision Surgery

Gabrielle G*

I have been very happy with the results from my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. I had a lap band for 3 years but had to have it removed when I had peritonitis (not related to the band). I of course gained back 40 pounds very quick

Before and After Weight Loss Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Stephanie E*

The video was taken two days after Stephanie's procedure while she was still at the hospital. Here is her 1 year update she sent us along with her "after" photo:

Sometimes we aren't blessed with the perf

Weight Loss Surgery

Kiely W*

Video recorded on April 24, 2013:

Kiely has lost 107 pounds after her Gastric Sleeve Surgery eighteen months ago*. Recently, she accompanied her friend to the Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico for her own surge

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Before and After

Tammy P*

Tammy sent us her before and after Gastric Sleeve Surgery photos and said we could share them.

Thanks Tammy for sharing them with us!

Procedure: Gastric Sleeve / Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Surgeon: Dr. Jose R

RNY Gastric Bypass Surgery

Carolyn R*

 I had surgery July 11, 2012. I weighed 246 pounds. This is August 25, 2013 and I have weighed 150 *for a couple of months now. I remembered that at the middle of October I weighed 190 pounds. So in three months I lost 50

VSG - Vertical Sleeeve Gastrectomy

Destin B*

All my life I have struggled with my weight.  I have always been the biggest of all my friends.  I have had to special order clothes. 

In January 2012, my health was dramatically declining.  I was put

Wendy - Gastric Bypass Surgery

Wendy A*

My journey with my weight was a life long struggle, I was always overweight even as a child throughout life. My weight hit all time highs and on occasion I was able to take weight off, but it always came back. 
Gastric Sleeve Before and After Photos - Almost Divorced over Weight Loss Surgery | beliteweight.com

Victor & Chyrie M.*

In January of 2011, my husband, Victor, was given a gift with the stipulation he was to use the money for gastric surgery. We began to explore the options and facilities near us. We found the cheapest facility would do the surg

Gastric Band - Lap Band Surgery

Markel H*

Hi Joanne! First off thank you so much! I would be honored to share my experience with others. 

I had my lap band surgery a little over 3 years ago. Throughout my entire life I always struggled with my weight. As a 2

RNY Gastric Bypass Surgery

Brenda H*

First I want to thank JoAnne (Program Director at BeLiteWeight) for asking me to write this and allowing me to share the story of my weight loss journey.

A little more than a year ago (Aug. 2012), my family doctor had inf

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Stephen S*

All my life I have always been over weight.  Always the largest in my family, the largest of all my friends, and always had to order special sized clothes.  

My weight kept creeping up and up.  I was out of

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Letisha F*

Letisha had her Gastric Sleeve surgery on April 16, 2012 with Dr. Jose Rodriguez & Dr. Elmo Aramburo. She sent us an updated before/after photo on October 27, 2013 and has lost 155 pounds*. She gave us permission to share i

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David S*

Rebecca and I cannot tell you how much we appreciate all the work and care you, Bibi and your team of doctors provided... us. You all should be recommended for the bronze star or legion of merit when it comes to going beyond th

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Arianna O*

It all started on April 20,2013 when I began to do research for weight loss surgery online. BeLiteWeight was the first thing to pop up and I decided to click on it. I called the number that they had listed and spoke to Ishi, a