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hopeful2 be slim

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About hopeful2 be slim

  • Rank
    Bariatric Evangelist
  • Birthday 12/21/1954

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    reading, movies, tarot cards
  • Occupation
    administrator in a school
  • City
    aurangabad
  • State
    maharashtra
  • Zip Code
    431001
Hello....I am from India.57 yrs old...have been plump from childhood...got arthritis at the age of 40. it became worse in 10yrs, due to lack of activity, stress and personal problems.

I used to be around 180 lbs but in 2009 I broke my leg ligaments and weight increased to 200 lbs. I became depressed.was not interested in going out, wearing good clothes.

In 2011 when I had gone to Melbourne to visit my daughter I took the decision of the lap band.

I was operated on 14th march 2011.I lost 10,12 lbs in the first month. Doe to my arthritis i cant walk much, am not very active.

So the weight refused to come down. In India we dont have many options for non veg food, so I was not eating enough protein.

I want to have a knee replacement but it will not be so successful unless I loose more weight. So i had liposuction for thighs and hips.

I lost 10 lbs but I am now putting on.

Age: 64
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Starting Weight: 202 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 190 lbs
Current Weight: 176 lbs
Goal Weight: 140 lbs
Weight Lost: 26 lbs
BMI: 32.2
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/11/2014
Surgery Date: 01/24/2014
Hospital Stay: 4 Days
Surgery Funding: Self Paid
Insurance Outcome: n/a
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