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Weight Warrior

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About Weight Warrior

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    Bariatric Master
  • Birthday September 10

About Me

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    The Increadible Shrinking Man
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    Art, - Painting and sketching, Music , Books , EAGLES Football , Travel, Walking ( ALOT)
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    CCTV - Raven Support Technician
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[size=4][font=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]Background: i have been heavy my whole life and since my 30's have been just plain old every day run of the mill fat! 450+ ( at some points heavier). i have tried every diet on earth
and failed miserably. [/font][/size]

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"]my story begins August 2012 at the Court Diner in Media Pa.[/font]

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"]My best friend asked me to look into Gastric bypass surgery for 3 reasons[/font]
[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"]1: he is my brother and loves me[/font]
[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"]2: i was turning 50 in September[/font]
[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"]3: lets face i was not getting any thinner.[/font]

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"]After my research i determined that this was the tool i had been missing. i further checked on insurance and company policy on medical leave.all came back very positive.[/font]

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"]After narrowing down the possible hospitals in the Philadelphia area, i arrive at the doorsteps of Bryn Mawr Hospital and the bariactric center headed by Dr. Richard Ing.[/font]

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"]It has been nine months of testing and pre screening and i am in the final pre-op stretch and on my liquid diet phase. i am scheduled and fully ready to move to the next phase of my life after Roux en - Y Gastric Bypass Surgery on June 12, 2013.[/font]

[size=4][font=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]I have dropped 35lbs so far and that was before the liquid diet started. i exercise on a daily basis and the results are amazing. i feel like a new man, ( why did i wait so long...doh!) i am at the best place i have been in years both physically and mentally. in one word my life is AWESOME! can only imagine were i will be a year from today.

wish me luck, June 12th is just around the corner..catch ya later[/font][/size]

[b]Update [/b]August 9, 2013 Weighted in at 347.0 today , Down 103 lbs since the beginning of my journey ... catch ya later

[b]Update [/b]September 27, 2013 Weighted in at 322.0 today , Down 128 lbs since the beginning of my journey ... This is Frickin' amazing

Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Starting Weight: 450 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 250 lbs
Goal Weight: 180 lbs
Weight Lost: 200 lbs
BMI: 38
Surgery: Gastric Bypass
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 09/03/2012
Surgery Date: 06/12/2013
Hospital Stay: 3 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
Weight Warrior's Bariatric Surgeon
Richard Ing
830 Old Lancaster Road
Medical Building North, Suite 300
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010