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legal loser

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About legal loser

  • Rank
    Junior Guru
  • Birthday 07/15/1981

About Me

  • Biography
    ready to win the lifelong battle!
  • Gender
    Female
  • Occupation
    Attorney
  • City
    Cane Ridge
  • State
    Tennessee
  • Zip Code
    37013
Smart, educated, and independent, I knew I had to do something for myself because I was the only one that could. Always the "chubby" girl with a pretty face or pretty hair or pretty eyes, I tired of being defined by my size. It was time to act!

In May 2009, I watched my mom transform after she had Lap Band surgery. To say I was jealous would be an understatement. So, at 30, and after "failed" attempt after "failed" attempt at weight loss, I decided it was time to say good bye to my extra weight for good. Initially set on Lap Band, because that it is what I knew, I attended my first seminar in January 2012, where I learned about the gastric sleeve. After attending a couple of other seminars and countless hours of research, I decided the sleeve was the best option for me.

It took a few months to decide on surgery....and then a few more steps (and a few minor holdups relating to my medical history).....and then, on March 29, 2012, I had my consult with the surgeon and we FINALLY scheduled surgery for April 24, 2012.

A lawyer by profession, I am looking forward to life as a normal sized person and the opportunities that it brings.

Age: 39
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Starting Weight: 259 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 195 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 64 lbs
BMI: 31.5
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 03/28/2012
Surgery Date: 04/24/2012
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Self Paid
Insurance Outcome: n/a
legal loser's Bariatric Surgeon
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

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