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hopeful one

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About hopeful one

  • Rank
    Guru in Training
  • Birthday 04/05/1953

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    crochet, spending time with grandchildren
  • City
    roanoke
  • State
    va
  • Zip Code
    24013
HI , My name is hopeful one and I have been thru this process once before, but as I was approaching my surgery date my husband was diagnosed with Cancer and needless to say I forgot about me and focused on getting him well., and so here I am again. I am leaning more toward the sleeve this time, before it was the band.I am 60 years old , 3 children and 6 grandchildren. I still feel at times I am too old but then I think if I get healthier then my plans are to live a long life. My surgery if I don't let my nerves get the best of me should be around the end of may. I am now doing my 6 months supervised weight loss with my family Dr. I personally think 6 months is too long , it gives you too much time to think about all of this and gets the nerves going crazy. I have been on a couple other support websites and all I read was Negative things and it literally scared me to death so I am hoping this one is different and so far I really like it.

Age: 65
Height: 4 feet 11 inches
Starting Weight: 270 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 256 lbs
Current Weight: 194.5 lbs
Goal Weight: 180 lbs
Weight Lost: 75.5 lbs
BMI: 39
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 05/11/2016
Surgery Date: 12/12/2016
Hospital Stay: 3 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
hopeful one's Bariatric Surgeon
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
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