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About DebraV

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  • Birthday December 11

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I have been fighting with my weight for the last 12 years or so. I have tried every diet in the book with little to no success. I have been debating over getting the Lap Band surgery for years. I have finally decided that at 44 years old it is time to give the surgery a try. I am still early in the process and have only been signed off by the nutritonist. I have an appointment to see the psychiatrist coming up. Can anyone tell me about this part of the process? I hear that I will have to take a 500 question test. I am assuming that it is the MMPI. I would love to hear any advice on the psychiatric assessments and what to expect after surgery and in early stages. 

Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Starting Weight: 247 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 247 lbs
Goal Weight: 160 lbs
Weight Lost:
BMI: 41.1
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/01/1970
Surgery Date:
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval

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