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Patient Story: Deborah’s Story

This is me in August 2011, I am 5ft 5 inches tall and I weigh 19st 12lb. My body mass index is 46.2 which is classified as morbid obesity.Being a person on the large size I have also received my fair share of discrimination and verbal abuse, both from childhood thought to present day. All attempts have only been short lived and over the years I must have lost and gained over 30 stones. My weight has fluctuated constantly over 40 years and has steadily increased. that I'm not a typical "couch pot...  

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Patient Story: Sue’s Story

There I was two family weddings past and still a size 22 after a lifetime of diets, pills boot camps and starvation. One phone call to TONIC and my slim future awaited me. Consultation with the surgeon was organised and he was supportive and spoke with care and kindness whilst imparting medical information. No pressure just the facts and predicted results. No sales talk here just medical facts. Everything was arranged; transport to and from hospital, blood tests literature was given again and ...  

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Patient Story: Tina M’s Story

In April 2012 I had a Gastric Band fitted with Tonic Cosmetic & Weight Loss Surgery Group. Tina Before and After I can honestly say that it has been the best thing that I have ever done. I have always battled with my weight since childhood and have always yo-yo dieted through the years losing weight and then gaining it back and more on top. I decided to have this surgery when sadly my father passed away and left me some inheritance and after attending quite a few weight loss surgery group ap...  

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Patient Story: Lauren’s Story

I'm so proud of myself, but it's still work in progress! I'll get there! But 9.5 stone, I'm happy with that! Lauren Franks, UK *Weight Loss Surgery Results May Vary: Causes for being overweight or obese vary from person to person.  ...  

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Patient Story: Sharon’s Story

This is me, Sharon Cargill, aged 55, weighing 18stone, wearing size 24-26 clothes. After years of trying every diet there is and spending hundreds of pounds on shakes, soups and slimming clubs I had had enough. I picked up the phone and spoke to the girls at Tonic Clinic. I asked lots of questions and each one was answered with enthusiasm and professionalism. An appointment was made to see Chris SuttonSharon Cargill before on Harley Street and I began a journey that I will never forget! My husba...  

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Patient Story: Kieran’s Story

I want to say the biggest thanks possible to everyone at tonic. With the help of the entire team, and the best care at the hospital, I have achieved something I never believed possible. From having my sleeve gastrectomy done in May 2015, to now - October 2015, I have lost an incredible 7 stone. Alongside this I have also dropped 12" off of my waist and dropped 3 top sizes. I knew having such a big procedure done was going to change my life, I also knew there were going to be so many challenges t...  

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Tonic Weight Loss Surgery- 5 Tips: Healthy Eating on a budget

5 Tips: Healthy Eating on a Budget

5 Tips: Healthy Eating on a Budget We asked Tonic Weight Loss Surgery Specialist Dietitian, Gary Young, what should be on your shopping list! Buy frozen vegetables. Just as nutritious as fresh and can last a further 8 months - less waste and less pennies! Buy beans and pulses such as lentils and peas to create hearty low fat, cheap main meals. They are a source of protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals and they count towards your recommended five fruit and vegetables per day. ...  

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Re-Energising Raspberry Ripple Smoothie

Treat yourself to a tasty smoothie under 250 cals! Don't forget to tag us in your creations @TonicWeightLossSurgery on social media! Re-Energising Raspberry Ripple Smoothie 40 g frozen raspberries 1 tsp runny honey A Dash or 35ml apple juice A Good Scoop of Frozen Yoghurt 125 ml skimmed milk (or Almond Milk) Handful of Ice Cubes Total -  211 Cals First blend the raspberries and honey then add the apple juice, mix together and put to one side. In a clean blender mix togethe...  

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Tonic Weight Loss Surgery - Re-Energising Raspberry Ripple Smoothie Recipe