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£170raised of £7,000 target by 10 supporters

    Weʼve raised £170 to To raise money to have my excess skin removed as I have lost 11.5 stone.

    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Funded on Sunday, 30th September 2018

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    In 2015 I was 27.4 stone and was eating and drinking myself to death.My doctor said I needed a operation on my back but I was to big for the operation.
    My doctor suggested to go to the obese clinic and either go for the gastric bypass or band. But before I do that try slimming world first which I have never done before,I have tried every other diet and never lost this much weight in my life.
    When I was losing my weight I noticed my excess skin was getting looser and even exercise wasnt doing it as I am 45 years of age and my skin as lost some of its elasticity.
    A couple of months ago I spoke to my doctor and she suggested I apply for funding to the NHS for my skin removal.
    I did and they turned me down because it wasnt clinical and no exceptional circumstances.
    Even though in just over 2 years I have lost 11.5 stone and I have done it all on my own.
    I feel more concious now of my body than I did when I was at my heaviest.
    This is my last chance to get a body I can be proud of at last.



    • Joanne Bates1 year ago
      Joanne Bates

      Joanne Bates

      1 year ago

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    • Jehan Ashlan

      Jehan Ashlan

      Nov 22, 2017

      So proud of your determination to loose this weight! Well done Jo, keep going you love ok amazing with or without surgery xx


    • Moira Igo

      Moira Igo

      Nov 21, 2017

      So proud of you. You are amazing i hope and prey you get enough funding because if anyone deserves it you do. Love you xxxx


    • Katy Johnson

      Katy Johnson

      Nov 17, 2017

      Well done hun and good luck xx


    • Nina Forshaw

      Nina Forshaw

      Nov 6, 2017

      Hey Jojo! I really hope you can get the money to help you out. Really unfair that the nhs would have paid for the op had you gone for a gastric bypass or band option and now they won't.


    • Andrea Harris

      Andrea Harris

      Nov 4, 2017


    • Jelena Paul

      Jelena Paul

      Oct 24, 2017

      Well done!!Good luck 👍😊👍 x


    • Renee


      Oct 24, 2017

      Hope you get to your goal hun.x


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