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Kime-lou

LAP-BAND Patients
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About Kime-lou

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    Kim
  • Birthday 11/30/1980

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Occupation
    Data Manager
  • City
    Raleigh
  • State
    North Carolina

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I have been over weight since I was 5 years old. Before that I was very small, but balloned just before starting school. Each year my weight seemed to get further out of control. By high school I was over 200 and have stayed there. In college I lost down to 205. Now at 31 I hit a scary number 244, after a prenancy and miscarriage the prior year I was up to 247. I was freaked out at the thought of hitting 250 or higher. I had looked into lap band years ago, but was discouraged by my parents out of their fear for my safety. This time my husband and I went to a seminar and we felt comfortable for me to go ahead with the procedure. I have a great husband who is very supportive and would like to lose weight himself. My parents were more supportive this time around to.

I found a wonderful surgery and team and so far (a month out) am thrilled I did it. I can't wait to hit onederland.

Age: 38
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Starting Weight: 244 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 186 lbs
Goal Weight: 140 lbs
Weight Lost: 58 lbs
BMI: 34
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/01/1970
Surgery Date: 06/22/2012
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
Kime-lou's Bariatric Surgeon
Durham, North Carolina 27704
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