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Missy6966

LAP-BAND Patients
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About Missy6966

  • Rank
    Novice
  • Birthday 06/09/1966

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    I love horses and scrap booking
  • Occupation
    Office Manager
  • City
    Houston
  • State
    TX
Hi, I'm Missy. While looking on internet about pre-op and post-op procedures for lap band surgery. I found this forum, so Here I am. I am scheduled to have Lap band done Jan. 16th 2014 with Dr. Joya in Mexico. WHile I'm super excited I'm equally nervous. I haven't told my family what I'm doing, they just know I'm going to Mexico with fiance for a week. The reason I'v not told them is they think if I truely wanted to loose weight I would do it on my on..also they thing being 212 lbs isn't enough to have surgery done. However, for four years I've been wanting to have lap band surgery, I have been on this roller coaster long enough.
Yes, I have tried everything out there on the market...yes I lost weight 12 lbs, 18 lbs, 2 lbs I even got down to 155..divorce, but I always gain it back. I have size 10 pants all the way to size 18 pants. I want to maintain a size 10. I truely want this surgery done, to assist me in maintaing a good healthy weight and to feel good about my self!

Age: 54
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Starting Weight: 212 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 208 lbs
Goal Weight: 138 lbs
Weight Lost: 4 lbs
BMI: 35.7
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 11/30/2013
Surgery Date: 01/15/2014
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Self Paid
Insurance Outcome: Denied after Appeal
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