Please read Weight Loss Surgery for Children Saves Lives, Weight Loss Surgery for Children Saves Lives Part and Weight Loss Surgery for Children Saves Lives Part 3 for the beginning of this story.

“It was really hard at first and it’s not a quick fix,” says Jayne.

“Your brain is telling you can have food, but your body can’t cope with it. Sometimes when you smell food it fills you up… I eat little and often now.

Woman with apple

“If I go to a restaurant I have a children’s meal. I know my limits and I don’t want to go there.”

“Before, food was a comfort – but I don’t live to eat anymore.”

Mr. Desai, Jayne’s surgeon, is hoping she will lose 30% of her original total weight.

This will be a continuous process over the next two years and will involve sticking to her diet and keeping up with the gym.

Jayne has started blogging about her experiences to help others with serious weight problems, and she is determined to be honest about what she writes.

“It’s harder than losing weight on your own. You can’t just expect it to work overnight.

“But, in a way, I want to say thank you to all those people who bullied me, because this is who I am today.”

Angeles hospital in Tijuana

Angeles hospital in Tijuana

At Angeles Health we believe age is a factor that needs to be considered together with all other aspects of a person’s health. Most gastroenterologist surgeons will therefore not set an arbitrary or absolute cut off. Weight loss surgeries have been performed on patients from their teens to late 60s/ early 70s, with excellent results. Please fill in the form on the right to learn more.