Good luck having it removed! It;s funny to say but congratulations on geting it removed!!! And don't beat yourself up about gainin weight! I gained like 25 lbs!!!! And I do feel bad somedays but it's not worth! POst -removal: Look forward to dropping some lbs- which may take some time but at least u won't be gaining it - right! and be excited that the stupid thing is out so you can feel like yourself again!!!! Do keep us posted!