This was me in 2017, 131kgs (with photo by bar). I was on medication for several ailments, I was tired, didn't sleep well and a tad grumpy. I needed to do something, so I did some research and discovered Rob Cable (whom I already knew) did gastric surgery.

In the 8 months since the surgery, I have lost over 50kgs and counting.  I am no longer on any medications, I'm loving going for walks now and generally enjoying life again. I'm not going to say it's been easy, it does take effort and committment, but I would recommend Rob and his team to anyone who is considering tavelling down this path.



Chronic obesity can be life-threatening but a surgical remedy is available here in the Bay. Michael Buyn is proof of its benefits.

Michael ditches the spares

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Julie Hill old and new self
Julie's old and new self (Main picture: Stephen Parker)

Who's that girl? Julie loses 42kg in 18 months - Rotorua Daily ... The Daily Post is the NZ Central North Island's daily newspaper and is the ... There's something missing in Julie Hill's life - 42kg and low self esteem. ...

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Stephanie Horne

I was 32 years old, married with 3 year old and 1 year old at the time of my surgery. My weight was 123kg and I am 171cm tall. I am a non smoker and non drinker.

When I got married 13 years ago I weighted 72kg - during the first year of married life I put on approx 25kg, my weight has slowly crept up from there. I had yoyo dieted for around 10 years and not had any major long term success. I have tried EVERYTHING.

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