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Patient Spotlight: Sebastian Gomez

Sebastian-GomezSebastian Gomez came to Marina Weight Loss Center weighing 260 pounds. He realized early that he needed to do something to change the trajectory of his life, in order to prolong it. In January of 2018, Sebastian had the gastric sleeve procedure with Dr. Korman. This has been a year of self-discovery for Sebastian, and so far he has lost over 75 pounds! Learn more about Sebastian’s weight loss journey below.

What has been your biggest success thus far?

Losing over 75 pounds.

What has been your biggest challenge?

Getting used to the diet and beginning an exercise program.

What is your motivation for continued change?

My motivation has been losing weight, it keeps me going.

What is your favorite quick, go-to healthy meal?


What advice would you give to those considering weight loss surgery?

Focus on the outcome and realize no matter how hard it is, the results are worth it.

What was the craziest diet you tried before your surgery?

Drinking liquids only for 13 days.

What was the best/worst advice you ever received about dieting?

Best advice: Not eating at all is worse than eating lots of healthy nutritional good foods.

Worst advice: Don’t eat and you’ll lose weight.

What would you tell your former self now if you could?

Not to worry, everything will be fine and you will feel much better.