James ‘Arg’ Argent has taken to Instagram to rejoice what he says is the beginning of his weightloss journey.
The star of The Only Way Is Essex shared a snap of himself in a medical mattress, revealing that he had undergone ‘gastric sleeve’ surgical procedure.
Within the publish, he heralded it as ‘the primary day of the remainder of my life’.
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The 33-year-old, identified on the present as Arg, appeared on TOWIE for nearly a decade from 2010-2018.
However he says he has now been urged by family members to bear the operation due to his lengthy battle with consuming.
The publish, which was labelled as an commercial as per the social community’s guidelines, learn: “In the present day Is the First Day of the Remainder of My Life.
“My weight reduction journey has STARTED, I’ve had my gastric sleeve surgical procedure with the unbelievable crew at @wearetransform.
“I’ve struggled with my weight for years however I’m lastly prepared each bodily & mentally to do one thing about it.
“The subsequent few months are going to be robust however I’m decided to reclaim my life!
He instructed Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain (GMB) earlier at this time that healthcare professionals warned him if he catches coronavirus at his measurement, it could possibly be “deadly” (Tuesday, March 2).
He stated: “Particularly since I opened up about how a lot I weigh just lately, I’ve been talking recurrently to the docs and nurses at Rework Hospital Group.
“They’ve been giving me recommendation and they’re principally saying the scale I’m for the time being, it could possibly be deadly. If I used to be to catch Covid I could possibly be a goner.
“It’s not simply that. My mum and pop, they’ve had coronary heart issues themselves so it’s in my household, hereditary, in my genes and stuff, so I’ve simply acquired to sort out this now earlier than it’s too late.”