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Mrs.Bales

LAP-BAND Patients
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About Mrs.Bales

  • Rank
    Senior Member
  • Birthday 07/13/1968

About Me

  • Biography
    Lapband surgery using SlimBand with Dr. Yau on May 24, 2013. Hit my highest weight in 2012 of over 240. Let the journey begin.
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    Pets, family, reading, mentoring, learning
  • Occupation
    Human Resources
  • City
    Toronto
  • State
    Ontario
Starting weight May 10, 2013 242 lbs on a 5'2" frame
Banded May 24, 2013 lost 12 lbs on pre-surgery diet - weight 235 lbs
First fill July 4, 2013 weight 229
July 19 2013 weight 223 (19 lbs in 10 weeks)
Sept 5 220 - very slow progress
Oct 10 218 - need to get back to meal planning
Nov 28 217.5 - 24.5 in 6 months - not the progresss I hoped for
March 18 216.5 - one pound in 4 months is not progress

I follow the meal plans closely, I weigh and measure my portions
I have given up the food that caused my issues (potato chips!, cookies etc)
Modified recipes to be healthier (Tofu 'Pasta' 40 calories a serving)

Age: 52
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Starting Weight: 242 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 217 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 25 lbs
BMI: 39.7
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 05/24/2013
Surgery Date: 05/24/2013
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Self Paid
Insurance Outcome: n/a
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