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About Sandstress51

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Hi! I'm Sandra. Sandstress51, if you will. I am 63 years old, 5'4" tall and weigh 255 lbs. I have severe RA and Psoriatic Arthritis as well. I suffer with Fibromyalgia and Migraines. I work 8 to 10 hours a day and live with my husband (who is 8 years younger than me) and my 25 year old daughter. I have vacillated with the idea of WLS for over 5 years, but have always cowered out. The pain in my back (I've had surgery for that) and my knees is just too much for me know. I plan on retiring in 4 to 6 years and want to be able to run, bike-ride, kayak, swim, and so many other things. I don't want to be immobile. So...I've opted for the VSG and will be getting a date in the next two weeks for sometime in September. I'd love to hear some word of encouragement and how you cope with ... yes, sagging skin.

Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Starting Weight: 255 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 254 lbs
Current Weight: 200.8 lbs
Goal Weight: 160 lbs
Weight Lost: 54.2 lbs
BMI: 34.5
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 08/14/2014
Surgery Date: 10/30/2014
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: n/a
Sandstress51's Bariatric Surgeon
Manhattan Minimally Invasive And Bariatric Surgery
186 E 76th Street,
1st Floor
New York, New York 10021

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