Ugh, I didn't mean to be anon!!! Anyways,
I regret the lap band for many reasons. I have had to have a revision surgery because the port that they attach under your skin came loose. They couldn't access it so they had to reattach it.
I have had dozens of horrible fill experiences. I have repeatedly been "too tight" and haven't been able to swallow my own spit. I puked up bile and couldn't sleep more than an hour at a time. I have had the band for two years and I know how to eat properly but for some reason my band is difficult to deal with. Some days I can eat, some days everything gets stuck.
I just got back from the doc after not being able to swallow since Friday night. My band was irritated and I couldn't drink even water. The ER couldn't help me so I suffered all weekend. I have lost some weight, I'm happy about that at least.
at 3:31 PM on Mar. 14, 2011
I'm sorry you've had it so rough. It doesn't sound like something I'd want to go through, but I have a LOT of weight to lose
was hoping that would be an option. Thanks for the information and hang in there, hopefully things will get better for you.