Joeann – 6 stone off in 18 months

Hi everyone 

I just would like to share with you my story.  I am 18 months following gastric band surgery and honestly have never looked back.

Im sure like many of you in the early days, I was almost convinced the band wasn't working as my weight loss was very slow over the first few months.  I was just so eager to feel the control from the band that I was advised I would get.   I soon come to realise that my weight loss journey was going to be a slow burner but was steady and in the right direction, so I could handle this and started to chill out and relax more.  The band really does help with controlling the portions and helping with hunger so I haven't really felt I have been controlled by dieting during my journey, which is amazing as this has been my whole life.  A big learning curve was the learning to eat slower but with the band you don't get a choice, and you soon learn that this is not an option!

I have found the vitality for life again and love nothing more than a good shop.  This year on holiday I wore a bikini and felt OK.... somebody pinch me now!

I wish you every success on your weight loss journey too 

Keep going, you will get there 


Joeann xx



BandBoozled LTD is registered in England and Wales under number 10769332 with its registered office: 10 Eden avenue, ST HELENS, MERSEYSIDE, WA11 8HT.

For any issues regarding your log in/membership please contact If you have any questions regarding your band journey please submit your questions on the forum in 'The Cafe' thanks
To contact Bandboozled -

members of