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samuelsmom

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About samuelsmom

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    Bariatric Master
  • Birthday November 7

About Me

  • Biography
    Wife, Mother of a Navy young man, and daughter in college!
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    Reading, traveling
  • Occupation
    Nurse
  • City
    York
  • State
    PA
I have been overweight most of my life.  Throughout the years I have tried every plan imaginable and lost a lot of weight, probably enough to populate a small village!  LOL.  However, I seem to always find it again.  I have finally decided to go this route because I want to stay healthy and not get the weight related diseases like diabetes.  It is a bit of a frightening proposition, however, I have been viewing my condition in a new light.  Obesity is a disease and surgery is part of a multi pronged approach to combat it.  When I think of it in this perspective I can handle the surgery idea a lot better.  
 
So with hope and trepidation I am on this journey.  I look forward to meeting others who are also on this road.
 

Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Starting Weight: 299 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 272 lbs
Current Weight: 199 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 100 lbs
BMI: 33.1
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/28/2014
Surgery Date: 11/19/2014
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
samuelsmom's Bariatric Surgeon
Wyomissing, PA 19610
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