I have always been big despite undertaking classes in boxing and Muay Tai, however I struggled significantly with my weight whilst undertaking my Pharmacy degree and then working professional career. Being a healthcare professional I was and am aware of the long term consequence of obesity and the impact on ones quality of life in their later years.
Although anxious prior to my operation I must say how well and how easy my sleeve gastrectomy went. My only problem was that I woke up with a severe headache, which was sorted promptly. I’ve been amazed at just how my taste buds have changed for the better following my sleeve gastrectomy. I have lost modest amount of my excess weight, as I wanted to. Without doubt I eat healthier and 18months later I still feel that way.
I've struggled with my weight from childhood, and it seems as though most of my life has revolved around dieting. Before surgery I tried all different types of diets, but my willpower wouldn't last long and I was soon back to my old unhealthy eating habits . I tried diet pills, weight loss counselling and hypnotism only for them all to be unsuccessful.
On 6th February I had my Gastric Sleeve operation, I’d thought long and hard about it for many years and I’d watched all the TV programmes about weight loss and Gastric surgery.
Previous to my bariatric surgery performed by Prof Siba Senapati I was dress size 22 but am now 16-18 having lost approximately 5st in weight.All my measurements are less and I am very pleased with the results.Before the operation I felt depressed and self conscious about how I looked but now I can feel more positive about myself.I now receive lots of compliments about my appearance. I recovered well from the operation and continue to loose weight. I am 2yrs post op and know I made the right decision by choosing ProfSenapati.
I'm 32, in October 2015 I underwent gastric sleeve surgery performed by Prof Senapati. Before the surgery I was 31st and suffered with back and joint pains. So I couldn't walk more than 20ft without being tired and suffering from severe pain. Following my consultation with Prof Senapati I was also found to have poorly controlled Diabetes and high cholesterol.
All my life I have struggled with the type of food and my weight. Previously I have managed quite successfully in losing and maintaining my weight, this was until I had a hysterectomy to which the weight piled on. Even when I seemed to be trying to control this it still happened (most of you will understand). After searching the internet about weight loss surgery from which I hoped was going to be the answer to all my issues around food, it became a quick decision to find out more