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Happy Camper

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About Happy Camper

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    Bariatric Evangelist

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    Love camping and sitting with family around campfire
  • Occupation
    Human Resources
  • City
    Northern Cali
  • State
    CA
  • Zip Code
    95401

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As a mom of two and working wife, I simply put everything else ahead of me and my health. I did not realize how heavy I had gotten, but as my health deteriorated and I did not feel well, it was when my beautiful daughter had the courage to get Lap Band and she had success that I really considered weightloss surgery. Like many others, I could lose weight and gain back, could never keep it off. I had an "ah-ha" moment when someone said to me..."how many morbidly obese senior citizens do you see around?".

Today after losing more than 100 lbs, I will never go back. I am hopeful to get to my personal goal and lose 133 lbs but if I did not lose another pound, I would be happy. Today, while I am still a mom. And working wife, with my hubby by my side supporting me all the way, I will live a long and happy life!!

Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Starting Weight: 303 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 189 lbs
Goal Weight: 170 lbs
Weight Lost: 114 lbs
BMI: 27.1
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/30/2011
Surgery Date: 11/01/2011
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
Happy Camper's Bariatric Surgeon
Western Bariatric Institute
645 North Arlington, Suite 525
Reno, Nevada 89503
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