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Laura's Gastric Band Diary

Welcome to my gastric band diary!

We're following Laura on her gastric band journey to become a slimmer, more confident mother and business owner.

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

"I'm a mum of 4 and had endometriosis which resulted in having a hysterectomy at 31! I'm now in surgical menopause and my weight has piled on and it's so hard to shift. I've started a makeup and skin care business which requires a lot of videos and selfies and reaching out to a lot of people on social media, yet I feel awful and hugely edit mine. I want to get the old me back and be confident. I'm only 35 and want to feel comfortable in my body again."

General weight loss news

  • laura-week-1-avatar.jpg Week 1The day of the surgery. I was up at 2am to make the journey in for the 7am arrival. Feeling nervous yet excited. Just drinking water till 5am. Went up to the ward at 7am and was shown to my room. 20 September 2017 11:12am
  • Header Image - WebReady - Week 2.jpg Week 2Today I'm still in a lot of discomfort and struggling to get my 3 'meals in it's such a got week but I'm happy I've made it through another week of fluids only! 20 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.