Former TOWIE star James Argent underwent ‘surgery to remove excess skin’ after his incredible 14th weight loss.
The 35-year-old reality star and singer was spotted for the first time since having surgery leaving a cosmetic surgery hospital in Manchester on Thursday.
James, who had previously undergone life-saving gastric sleeve surgery and previously weighed 27.5th “on the verge of death”, was seen leaving Transform Hospital Group in a compression garment across his chest and waist.
The recovery begins: James Argent was seen for the first time on Thursday since “surgery to remove his excess skin”. He left a plastic surgery hospital in Manchester in a compression top
The Sun reports that the star is “in agony” after the procedure.
“Arg has been working towards this for years,” a source told the publication.
“Although he is in agony after the operation, it will be worth it in the end and he can’t wait to see the results.”
Poor Ar! The Sun reports that the star is in agony after the procedure
Transformation: In April 2021, the reality TV star underwent gastric sleeve surgery which contributed to her whopping 14 stone weight loss
Staying comfortable: James left the hospital in his compression top and a tracksuit
Well taken care of! James left the hospital accompanied by a man believed to be his father Martin
“His girlfriend was a huge motivator in his final transformation and falling in love naturally made him want to look his best.”
James is dating 18-year-old Stella Turian, whom he met at a restaurant in Greece and allegedly wooed with Mafia movies in his home theater.
James left the hospital accompanied by a man believed to be his father Martin, and wearing his compression top and a tracksuit.
“His girlfriend was a huge motivator in his final transformation and falling in love naturally made him want to look his best,” a source told The Sun this week.
Resting: The reality TV star looked understandably tired and snug in slippers as he left hospital
“Although he is in agony after the operation, it will be worth it in the end and he can’t wait to see the results,” they added.
New flame: James is dating Stella Turian, 18, whom he met in a restaurant in Greece and is said to have courted with mafia films in his home cinema
Bandaged: He also had a bandage on his wrist, believed to be from where they put the cannula during surgery or in the hospital
He also had a bandage on his wrist, which would come from where they had put the cannula during the operation.
In December last year, James explained how he was in a ‘really dark place’ just over three years ago when he appeared on Good Morning Britain for the 1 Million Minutes campaign. ITV.
The former TOWIE star, 35, said he became ‘isolated, very lonely and hit rock bottom’ over Christmas 2019 as he was taken to hospital twice while he was an alcoholic and drug addict.
Careful! James sat in the back seat to be kicked out of the hospital to recuperate
Struggles: In December last year, James reflected on how he was in a ‘really dark place’ just over three years ago when he appeared on Good Morning Britain
Isolated: The former TOWIE star, 35, said he became ‘isolated, very lonely and hit rock bottom’ over Christmas 2019 when he was taken to hospital twice when he was an alcoholic and drug addict.
James explained how his time in rehab became the turning point for him to get his life back on track and lose 14 stone – but said at the time he put a stone back on after becoming ‘too thin’ after his gastric sleeve surgery.
Arg told Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway: “A few years ago I was in really bad shape.
“I feel the festive season, Christmas, it can be an amazing time spent with family and friends with lots of joy or difficult for people – especially if you live alone, have lost a family member or been through a to break up.
“It can be a real, real tough time. A few years ago, I remember feeling very, very alone myself.
Troubled: The former TOWIE star is pictured in May 2019
“I’ve been blessed with a lot of family and close friends, but you have to reach out and talk to people,” he said.
Arg described how his loneliness was self-inflicted as he rushed on cocaine and suffered two drug overdoses over the festive period that saw him rushed to hospital.
He said: “I got away from other people, I was very isolated and stuff like that.
“I’ve been blessed with a lot of family and close friends, but you have to reach out and talk to people.
“You have to want it yourself, there are people who lose their children, their job, their girlfriend leaves them but sometimes it’s not enough and you have reached that bottom, and not everyone cares. don’t come out from there.”
The bottom: ‘You have to want it yourself, there are people who lose their children, their job, their girlfriend leaves them but sometimes it’s not enough and you have reached the bottom, and everyone does not s ‘don’t get out of here,’ he said
After a stint in rehab, Arg replaced his cocaine addiction with binge eating, leading doctors to warn him that he was on the verge of death at 27stone.
He has already had gastric sleeve surgery which contributed to his whopping 14 stone weight loss.
But James revealed he has since put on a rock after becoming “too skinny”.
He said: “I lost a total of 14 stones. I think I lost a little too much weight. I used to want to be skinny, but now I’ve put a stone back, I’m a healthy, balanced weight.
The reality TV star now swears by a strict diet of chicken, fish and vegetable salad which he supplements with multivitamins, while limiting his fluid intake to green tea and water.
On top of that, he certainly uses his gym membership, where he attends boxing, swimming and weight training sessions five times a week.
James previously revealed he was shocked when he was placed in an eating disorder unit during his first trip to rehab in 2014 after going for treatment for his drug addiction.
Speaking to MailOnline, the TV personality, who is now happily sober, revealed that staff at a rehabilitation center were the first to identify his problems with food and tried to teach him coping strategies. adaptation such as mindful eating.
“When I first went to rehab, I first went there for my alcohol and drug problems or whatever, and after a few days I was put in the disorder unit. diet,” James said of his unexpected diagnosis.
James said he continued with the techniques he was taught, revealing: ‘They tried to teach me to eat mindfully instead of pushing it, put your phone away, relax, chew your food a few times, let the meal last 20 minutes, don’t rush your food, that’s what I’m trying to do now.
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