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Flying to Delhi to lose the belly


A lifelong quest to lose her dangerous excess weight is leading one Nelson woman to have bariatric surgery in New Delhi. Naomi Arnold reports.

This December, Michelle Allwright will be on Dr Randeep Wadhawan’s operating table in New Delhi, having more than half her stomach stapled up, cut off, and pulled out through small holes in her skin.

The Richmond woman has had it with diets, points, plans, good intentions, hope, and failure.

The vertical sleeve gastrectomy she will have in India is her only solution now; and once it’s done, there is no going back. She will return home just in time for Christmas.

Full report here Stuff


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