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readytogoforit

LAP-BAND Patients
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About readytogoforit

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    Bariatric Master
  • Birthday 03/16/1948

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
I have been overwieght for so many years. I had stopped trying to do anything to change the situation. I hated how I looked, never wanted pics taken, never shopped 
for clothes unless I absolutely had to. In May I found that I had a hiatal hernia and I needed to do a surgery for correction. When I went to the surgeon I said 'let's put a band on that stomach as long as you are in there! I laughed and he said "great idea" , I went to the U of M in late July and the rest is history. I have lost about 16 lbs and started exercising at Curves. I finally feel like I might be a healthy old woman. My biggest goal is to get off all the meds I take. I just want to be healthy, if looking good comes along, good deal!
I want to have a support group I can be accountable to. I want to be one of the people who succeed and live a long healthy life.

Age: 71
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Starting Weight: 239 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 156 lbs
Goal Weight: 130 lbs
Weight Lost: 83 lbs
BMI: 28.5
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/25/2011
Surgery Date: 10/28/2011
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: n/a
readytogoforit's Bariatric Surgeon
University Of Minnesota Weight Loss Surgery Center
516 Delaware Street SE (Phillips-Wangensteen Building)
Clinic 1E
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
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