Real Life Weight Loss Success Stories

Eddie - lost 37kg with Lap-band® Surgery!


Name: Eddie

Age: 45 

Profession: Client Services Manager

Date operated: 04/2006

Pre-surgery weight: approx 100 kg

Current weight: 63 kg




What has been the biggest change in your life because of your weight loss surgery?

My overall health has changed. I can do more active activities and pain I have suffered in my back and limbs has decreased. I can now buy clotes that fit me without being tailored to fit.

What has been the biggest challenge with your weight loss procedure?

Knowing when I have had enough to eat and to stop. Knowing what foods are suitable to digest.

What 4 tips would you give a potential patient?

  1. It is the best thing i have ever done.
  2. Give them direction on how to eat foos slowly and what foods suit them.
  3. Show them the evidence.
  4. Tell them it is a change of life decision they will always be able to maintian their weight..

What has your experience with weight loss surgery been like?

  1. Knowing it may take time and is not a quick process. It has taken 4 years for me.
  2. Easy, surgery was comfortable and did not put me out of action for too long.
  3. I can buy whatever clothes I want without any issues.
  4. I love to tell people what I have done and photos help especially people who I met recently. Gives me great self-esteem.
  5. Best decision I have ever made and don't regret it at all.

Do you have any additional comments?

If anyone is thinking about it and are unsure go to a session of Tony's. The session will answer any doubts you may have.

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