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About M0Mof3NC

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  • Birthday 04/30/1983

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My entire life I'd been a chubby kid.  In April 2012, I took a leap and met with the surgeon three days before my 29th Birthday. My starting high weight was 245 lbs.   I had the lapband placed in June 2012 and for the most part it helped me maintain in the 160/170s. 

In October 2018, I started having issues issues even drinking fluids and the heartburn was unbearable.  I'd get stuck alot and throw up all the time. 
In January 2019 I met with a new surgeon to discuss revision.  Originally I was going to go lapband to RNY but in diagnostic testing a tumor was found in my duodenum taking that off the table so a sleeve is recommended.  I've been unfilled and have now gone from 165 back up to 231 lbs.  I'm miserable and hate what I see in the mirror.   It's time to start killing some goals!  

Milestones I look forward to (again):
199 (Goal Met 11/12/12)
Shopping in a non-plus Department (Goal Met June 2013)
Having someone (anyone) notice I've lost weight (Friend Sandy noticed 11/10/12)
Losing my Double Chin (8/15/13)
Getting a Picture done with the family and not hiding behind my kids (7/10/13)
175 (Goal Met October 2013)

  • Gastric Sleeve
Age: 39
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Starting Weight: 245 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 225 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 20 lbs
BMI: 39
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/15/2019
Surgery Date: 07/22/2019
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval

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