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SamG

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About SamG

  • Rank
    Senior Member
  • Birthday 08/04/1980

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Occupation
    Conference Coordinator
  • City
    Alexandria
  • State
    VA
  • Zip Code
    22309
I have reached my all time highest weight at 300lbs. And although I don't look like I weigh that much, I do. I have never had a problem with my weight until after my pregnancy. I have always been slender/medium thick so being at this weight has really become uncomfortable. I have tried everything to loose weight and it works, but then I get lazy or unmotivated and I gain it back, plus a little extra.

I have been thinking about surgery for the last two years and after seeing my friends and some of my family members go through with it, I decided that it would be the best option for me as well.

My surgery will be done through Kaiser and right now I'm in the beginning stages. I have done a home sleep study and will be taking my GB1 class February 26th.

Age: 39
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Starting Weight: 305 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 295 lbs
Current Weight: 227 lbs
Goal Weight: 180 lbs
Weight Lost: 78 lbs
BMI: 34.5
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/16/2013
Surgery Date: 08/12/2013
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
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