I just joined up as I'm looking for information on the sleeve. I got the lapband 6 years ago, but it's been a dismal failure for that whole time so I will be getting removed. At first I wasn't going to get anything else done, but I've come to realise I most likely won't be able to achieve a fairly normal weight on my own. So now I'm looking at the sleeve as a possible way to go. I won't be able to do this for at least a year, so plenty of time to learn.
So, as for me, I'm Michelle, live in Brisbane, am 47 and struggled with weight issues for 34 years :D