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Welcome to my gastric band diary!

We're following Gemma on her gastric band journey to become a slimmer, more confident mother to her 2 fabulous children.  

We've always been up front and honest when we meet our prospective patients and this in depth account from Gemma will help others to make an informed decision. We thank Gemma for letting us tell her story.

"My name is Gemma & I am desperate to be a healthy 29 year old mother to my 2 children. Everyday is a struggle; I get tired easy & suffer back pain from the weight that I carry. Not only this (amongst other health worries) I also lack confidence in my appearance too. I have grown to hate every part of my body & I truly wish I felt different."

General weight loss news

  • Gemma-day-surgery.jpg Day of the surgeryOh my goodness, I am officially part of the bandit crew & it feels great! Well, when I say great I don't mean I feel great in myself as I am in absolute agony with this trapped wind but I feel great with my positive mental attitude and looking... 06 September 2017 11:12am
  • Days 1-7 - Webready - GemmaHayden.jpg Week 1It's the first week after her gastric band surgery and we follow Gemma through her recovery 06 September 2017 11:12am
  • Week 2 - Webready - GemmaHayden.jpg Week 2With her weight loss continuing and wounds healing nicely, physically Gemma is off to a great start. The mental aspect of the journey is not proving easy however.. 06 September 2017 11:12am


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*Weight loss surgery results and benefits vary and are different for each individual. As such, Healthier Weight cannot guarantee specific weight loss goals.