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victoryinJesus53

LAP-BAND Patients
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About victoryinJesus53

  • Rank
    Expert Member
  • Birthday 12/05/1958

About Me

  • Biography
    married and a former educator
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    reading and research
  • Occupation
    retired
  • City
    jacksonville
  • State
    florida
  • Zip Code
    32221
There I was attending a family members funeral when a family friend sat down and begin to share with me about her surgery and how having it helped her become active and more alive. One month later my cardiologist ask if I was interested in Bariactric surgery and whne I said yes he immediately left me and proceeded to refer me to the surgeon that was reccommended by my family friend. A brief period passed, but I was contacted and I attended a formal meeting reegarding weight loss surgery. After researching the available procedures both my husband and myself decided on the Vertical Sleeve. Being the researcher that I am, I watched videos of the surgical procedure associated with the Vertical Sleeve including listening to Al Roker's story about his road before and after Bariactic surgery. I quickly followed all the requirements asked of me prior to surgery and when the final step was completed I rejoiced! The surgery went well on Tuesday 4/24/12, and by Friday 4/26/12 I was bl to leave and go home. I quite active and moving as my surgeon instructed me to and all is history now, but I am yet learning things about my new pouch and thank God there is a new me inside and out. Through all my chnages my husband has been so supportive and loving to me and now he tells me how pretty I am to him !

Age: 60
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Starting Weight: 350 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 252 lbs
Goal Weight: 235 lbs
Weight Lost: 98 lbs
BMI: 43.3
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 12/12/2011
Surgery Date: 04/24/2012
Hospital Stay: 4 Days
Surgery Funding: Combination
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
victoryinJesus53's Bariatric Surgeon
Jacksonville, Florida 32256
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