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Susan626

Gastric Bypass Patients
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About Susan626

  • Rank
    Advanced Member

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • City
    Laurel
  • State
    DE
  • Zip Code
    19956
Hi, my name is Susan and 8 years ago I had a Lap Band.  I did well in the beginning losing over 40 lbs.  Over time I had a port revision and developed vomitting and finally had all the fluid removed to rest.  Needless to say, I have gainwed all my weight back plus much more.  I have been so depressed and tried every diet in the book to reloose the weight......nothing.  About a month ago I was diagnosed with Adrenal Fatigue and place on Bio-identical hormones and supplements.  I have gained an additional 5 lbs.  Really hate all this!  So, I went back to my Lap Band doctor hoping to refil my band. But we found out that is had a kink in it and was leaking.  She has advised me to have a conversion to Gastric Bypass. I am scared to death about the resurgery.  I do not want to die, I have lots of grandchildren to love and a great caring husband.  If i could just get the weight off, my life would be perfect.  I have become depressed and do not go out of the house mostly at all, so embarassed about my weight.  I am a nusre and feel I should know better.  I can not loose weight no matter what I try and know the Gastric Bypass would benifit me so much..........   Any suggestions for this scared lady??

Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Weight Lost:
BMI:
Surgery: Gastric Bypass
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit:
Surgery Date: 06/10/2015
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: n/a
Susan626's Bariatric Surgeon
Delmarva Bariatric And Fitness Center
18947 John J. Williams Highway
Suite 313
Rehoboth Beach, Maryland 21804
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