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Blaq_Butterfly

Gastric Bypass Patients
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About Blaq_Butterfly

  • Rank
    Expert Member
  • Birthday 03/13/1979

About Me

  • Biography
    Mom, wife, Nurse, friend.....
  • Occupation
    RN
  • City
    Riverdale
  • State
    GA
I have been over weight my entire life. I never really saw a problem with it until I got into my teens and everyone was dating except me. In early adult hood I embraced my fuller figure and my confidence sky rocketed. I was the confident "big girl". After my second son was born I was diagnosed with diabetes. That is when I decided the weight had to come off. Over the years I have tried dieting and excercising, often with weight loss. But the weight always seemed to come back. Afte graduating nursing school I decided the time was right, I want to excel in my career and be able to interact with my children without the weight being a burden to me.

Age: 43
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Starting Weight: 355 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 257 lbs
Goal Weight: 160 lbs
Weight Lost: 98 lbs
BMI: 42.8
Surgery: Gastric Bypass
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 09/30/2012
Surgery Date: 03/19/2013
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
Blaq_Butterfly's Bariatric Surgeon
Meridian Surgical Group, Inc
13430 N Meridian St,
Suite 275
Carmel, IN 46032

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