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Oct 05, 2015 6:15 AM

We moved from Washington State to Arizona to see if the dry hot weather would help are pain, I suffer from Fibromyalgia, spinal stenosis, degenerative disk disease & my husband suffers from arthritis & lower back pain.
Well it didn't work. Now we moved from Arizona to Virginia for a wonderful job for my husband. But the pain never goes away for either of us. I wish there was a way to get relief. My next step is bariatric surgery for weight loss, I am 100lbs over weight, has anyone done the weight loss surgery & has it worked?

Oct 05, 2015 7:14 AM

My sister had the gastric sleeve done. I was in Texas at the time and when I moved back home a year ago and saw her, I didn't recognize here because I wasn't told about the surgery. My cousin had gastric bypass done in 2004, same story, when I moved back in 2005, I didn't recognize here either. Both had amazing results and no major complication. My cousin has to do something sort of vitamin shot weekly if I remember right. If doctors cleared you for it, I would say go for it!

Oct 05, 2015 7:45 AM

I have a over weight issue also and I wonder if having surgery would be the right thing doe me.

Oct 05, 2015 11:05 AM

Life, I know a few people who have had it done. It worked for some and not for others. The results are really up to each individual as you need to have the discipline to do change your entire way of eating. I hope you are successful in your endeavor should you choose to go in that direction. I have gained a tremendous amount of weight within less mobility. 🙏🏻🌻

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