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About strontium.dog74

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  • Birthday 10/04/1974

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  • Gender
  • Location
    Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Interests
    Photography, Motorbikes, SCUBA, Herpetology
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  • Surgeon
    Aymon Solimon
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  • Surgery Type
    Gastric Bypass
  • Surgeon
    Aymon Solimon
  1. strontium.dog74

    The new me!

    To be honest I can't even tell you are the same person, well done on your hard work. You look great now!!
  2. strontium.dog74

    So far, but still not close.

    Actually to be precise the lack of hair is bald.... hehe
  3. strontium.dog74


    Just joined the site yesterday and wanted to say hi, I used to be in the Navy (flying helicopters) and weighed a pretty reasonable 190lbs (I have to convert these weights as I am used to working in kg haha). I left the Navy and had lots of negative life events happen over a 12 year period and am now 360lbs. I hate my weight, I hate being big.... I hate what I think people think of me probably because it's what I think of me. I am from the UK and I tried to get a gastric band there but there were lots of hurdles to jump through and I couldn't afford to go private. I have been out working in UAE since last May and because I am out here my salary is a lot more so I can afford private surgery. I have two options at the moment Gastric By-Pass and Mini Gastric By-Pass and I am leaning towards the mini as the overall aftercare seems to be a lot better and a lot more intensive. I have to be honest I am scared, I love food and I am scared how I will cope. I am worried about how my tastes will change and what will be the differences. I am worried about having saggy skin after I lose weight (I am 41 so not too old). I have a BMI of 50 ( 6ft and 360 lbs) and I know it's not healthy. I want to ride motorbikes again, especially sports bikes, I want to run again and most of all I want to SCUBA dive again... none of these things I can do now. Anyway I just wanted to say hello and tell you a little of my story.