Weight Management Center

Jonathan L. Hayes

Jonathan L. Hayes

Jonathan L. Hayes

East Stroudsburg • Lost 130 pounds
Gastric Sleeve

Starting in childhood, my weight loss and gain has been a roller coaster. I finally had enough and decided to look into surgery. I had high blood pressure and sleep apnea, which have both been resolved since my surgery. The entire process has been an AMAZING experience for me.

With the support of my family and close friends, I did not have any fears or reservations about the surgery because I knew it was the right thing for me. I did have questions about which procedure would suit my needs which were answered by the knowledgeable staff.

Within a couple of months post-surgery, I was amazed to see the progress. In the beginning, it was difficult to figure out what my body was doing and what I could handle, but I didn’t have any major challenges. I just did what I was instructed to - it was that simple.

Since my surgery, I have more confidence in myself, I have more energy, my eating habits have changed and I am more in tune with what I’m eating and staying healthy. Now, I even love going to the gym and to the beach.

For anyone struggling with their weight and thinking about having bariatric surgery, I would say to do it. If there’s one thing I learned in my journey, it’s anything is possible if you put your mind to it.

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