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NickyRenee

Gastric Bypass Patients
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About NickyRenee

  • Rank
    Novice
  • Birthday 10/21/1976

About Me

  • Biography
    Nurse, Wife, Step-Mom who had Gastric Bypass
  • Occupation
    Nurse
  • City
    Fort Worth
  • State
    TX
Had Gastric Bypass 11/29/2012. Waited 2 years for it. I am 36 years old and have been over weight all of my life. My largest was 385lbs. At the time of surgery, I was 341lbs. I'm a Registered Nurse in a North Texas Hospital and I 've been a Nurse for 14 years. Originally from Chicago. I've practiced Nursing in several states, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Missouri, and now Texas.
Right now is my 3rd day post-op and I feel like a train wreck. It took everything out of me to take my first shower. But, everyday I have felt alittle better, especially after drinking some protein...what a HUGE DIFFERENCE! I only have 2 weeks off of work, with only a week worth of paid time off.
By 2/8/13, I am 50 lbs down and feel awesome! It's hard to work out, thinking I might have lost muscle during this transition, but am working hard to keep up the protein thing. All my MD appts have been positive. Alot of emotional issues, food addiction issues, but I had those before the surgery. Getting alot of positive reinforcement from the people at work, but its hard to deal with at times. Just not used to the attention. Taking one day at a time and walking with God.

Age: 46
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Starting Weight: 341 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 263 lbs
Goal Weight: 145 lbs
Weight Lost: 78 lbs
BMI: 42.4
Surgery: Gastric Bypass
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/15/2010
Surgery Date: 11/29/2012
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 2nd Letter Appeal Approval
NickyRenee's Bariatric Surgeon
1420 8th Ave #101
Fort Worth, TX 76034

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