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About Skywalker

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I wasn't always this way. In fact, I wasn't ever this way--right here, right now, I am probably at the worst physical shape of my life. I am consoled only by the fact that this is temporary. Earlier this year I made the decision to get WLS, and haven't looked back.

For the last 20 years, I have been determined--counting calories, counting fat, Weight Watchers, regular athletic exercise (military), South Beach, Rx trials, and the list goes on. I have tried everything I deemed healthy to get the weight off naturally, and maybe a few things that weren't so good for me. Sometimes I was winning the battle--I kept my weight in healthy range for a good 8 years one time--but it inevitably comes back, and the struggle is harder each and every time. I'm not even considering the WLS as a magic bullet, but just as a way to get my body, my health, and my life back the only way I know how at this point. I've researched and prodded this from every angle, and after the grueling diet and hunger pains I've suffered for the last two years with a net loss of 0, decided this is the best way to get a fighting chance again.

I look forward to seeing you all on the other side, and will start posting pictures when I'm not so appalled by how I look! :-D

Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Starting Weight: 273 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 266 lbs
Current Weight: 198 lbs
Goal Weight: 155 lbs
Weight Lost: 75 lbs
BMI: 31
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit:
Surgery Date: 12/17/2014
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
Skywalker's Bariatric Surgeon
The Denver Center For Bariatric Surgery
4600 E Hale Parkway
Suite 340
Denver, Colorado 80220

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