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msjmyates

Gastric Bypass Patients
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About msjmyates

  • Rank
    Intermediate Member
  • Birthday 09/08/1980

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Occupation
    telecommunication operator
  • City
    Gainesville
  • State
    Virginia
  • Zip Code
    20155

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I found bariatric pal in my pre op phase of my journey. I joined because I feel that communication among like minded individuals can be beneficial. When I said enough is enough was on a family vacation. I was restricted from participating and or enjoying certain activities because of my weight. It was embarrassing and knowing my children knew why I was being excluded made me feel bad for them. I knew what all too well what that felt like. Both of my parents were overweight/obese growing up. However, my mom was the one restricted. She died from complications of diabetes at 47 years old.

I have had success thus far and I still have some work to do. This journey has already taken me places I never thought I'd go emotionally, physically and regards to my goals. I never thought I could be fit/thin/athletic I now understand that I can achieve any goal and it will take hard work and dedication.

Age: 39
Height: 5 feet 3 inches
Starting Weight: 282 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 271 lbs
Current Weight: 212 lbs
Goal Weight: 143 lbs
Weight Lost: 70 lbs
BMI: 37.6
Surgery: Gastric Bypass
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 11/26/2013
Surgery Date: 02/27/2014
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
msjmyates's Bariatric Surgeon
Obesity Surgery Center
2235 Cedar Lane
Suite 101
Vienna, Virginia 20170
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