Don’t wait! Wish I had done it many years earlier. *

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  • Name: Alise Williams
  • Age: 49
  • Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
  • Surgery date: November 9th, 2020
  • Testimonial date: December 7th, 2021
  • Surgeon: Dr. Mario Almanza
HW: 215_SW: 208_GW: 125_CW: 114
Female, 5'7"

This surgery changed my life. I wish that I had not waited.

If you are on the fence, let me help tip your decision to get this surgery.

If money is an issue, please find a way. You will spend much more money in the long-term on weight-related health issues and binge-eating.

Why Mexico and Dr. Almaza? A relative of a friend had a successful experience, so I chose Dr. Almanza. Mexico because it was affordable, and in-hospital after care provided by nursing staff. I didn't want out-patient surgery.

I had plenty of objections prior to the surgery, but the biggest one, looking back, is that I relied heavily on the emotional comfort of my favorite foods.

How to navigate life without eating for emotional comfort was my biggest fear.

Let me tell you that it is worth it.

This is a true lifestyle change, and if you are reading this, you are more ready for this change than you realize. And you are able to eat your favorite foods again after a while, but not as much. And some of my former favorites taste differently now, which I now realize is my body naturally rejecting foods that don't work for it. Pretty amazing!

The surgery experience:

Airport transportation / Intake process: Went very smoothly, no issues at all

Nursing staff: Excellent. Very nice and efficient staff. Be nice to them. I wished that I had brought the staff some small gifts to give when I arrived.

Surgery: Seamless. I don't remember a thing. There is some discomfort afterward, but this is major SURGERY! I would do it again tomorrow. Easier than getting my wisdom teeth cut out.

Dr. Almanza and his team are fantastic. Your only regret will be that you waited.

I will post photos later!

    * This is an actual testimonial, however, your results may vary. For more information, please read our Testimonial Disclaimer and Risks of Surgery.

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