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princesstami

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About princesstami

  • Rank
    Expert Member
  • Birthday 08/27/1967

About Me

  • Biography
    RN and current Physician Assistant Student - getting myself healthy so I can help others
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    Down-hill skiing, golf, anything near the ocean
  • Occupation
    Health Professional - somewhere between RN and PA
  • City
    Midland
  • State
    MI
  • Zip Code
    48642
Hi,
[size=4]I am going to make this kind of quick because I really should be studying for school. I have had co-workers who have done well with the procedure which inspired me to do this, I have been battling with my weight for about 12 years now. I am a nurse and I am currently in school working on a master's degree to become a physician assistant which is basically like doing med school in two years. I just finished midterms and need to start studying for final exams which I will take just days prior to my surgery - my friends are going to Africa on a medical mission trip but I decided to do this instead on my Christmas break. I am doing this to improve my own health so I can help others to be healthy in the future. [/size]

Age: 52
Height: 5 feet 3 inches
Starting Weight: 260 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 260 lbs
Current Weight: 181 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 79 lbs
BMI: 32.1
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 10/25/2013
Surgery Date: 12/17/2013
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 2nd Letter Appeal Approval
princesstami's Bariatric Surgeon
Great Lakes Surgical Associates- Mt. Pleasant
1201 South Drive
Suite 352
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48801
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