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dee257

LAP-BAND Patients
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About dee257

  • Rank
    ~* happy girl*~
  • Birthday 06/04/1958

About Me

  • Biography
    I am 53.My husband and I have 2 grown sons and 4 adopted ones...I decided I wanted to be around a long time for my famil !
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    my family...fostering children...cerebral palsy children
  • Occupation
    home care giver
  • City
    Lewistown
  • State
    Pa
Hello....



My story...I was always as far back as I can remember FAT.....as a child always wishing I could wear the clothes I seen the other girls wear... I wished i could run and be picked anything but last at kick ball...I have a twin sister and we are each others best friends !!! She has been my coach during this journy so far..I dont think Id of come this far with out her help... I got married to my first love we had two beautiful boys........and they moved from the nest so because my sister and I were in foster care I decided to get into it...and so glad I did...we have adopted 4 boys and one girl in the past 13 .years...When we adopted the second baby I had heard about this gastric by pass surgery...and OMGOODNESS how I wanted...my husband supported me in looking into it and the cost.We didnt have any insurance so Mexico looked pretty good for the price .But I chickened out.....so 10 years later we had to give up our farming and he got a factory job a yr ago with great insurance...see how God works things..it was a sad change of life style for us  but my husband got his teeth fied and I got my lap band....something we both so have wanted...I started with Dr Wray and she was so easy to talk with and so encouraging....she made me wanna loose the weight....and during the 6 months of seeing her I never gained a lb !!!. On Feb 22 I got my band and I just know this is going to be my life saving tool.I want to be around for all my children....especally one lil boy we adopted who is 10 now and has cerabal palsey and is totally dependent on us...God sure has blessed me....

Age: 61
Height: 5 feet 1 inches
Starting Weight: 257 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 130 lbs
Goal Weight: 125 lbs
Weight Lost: 127 lbs
BMI: 24.6
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 08/05/2011
Surgery Date: 02/22/2012
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: n/a
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