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tyme4change

LAP-BAND Patients
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About tyme4change

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    God Bless Us All!
  • Birthday 03/21/1976

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    http://www.myspace.com/karasweightlossjourney

About Me

  • Biography
    I'm a Christian, Praise & Worship Leader, mother, student and employee.
  • Interests
    Music Music Music
  • Occupation
    Government Employee
  • City
    Fredericksburg
  • State
    VA
  • Zip Code
    22405

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My heaviest weight before being pregnant was 255. I had finally made a decision to get the gastric bypass, but believe it or not on the very next day I found out I was pregnant. Though I was happy about the pregnancy I constantly worried about how much more weight I would gain. I only gained 15lbs  putting me at 270. Once I had my baby-girl I struggled to lose weight again with numerous diets and fads. Once I reached my highest weight of 280 I made the chose to get lap-band surgery. I chose the lap-band because the thought of having my insides rearranged just did not sit well with me and I did not want to drop weight so drastically.On April 18, 2008 I got the surgery and have not looked back since. I am 15lbs. from my ideal weight and working very hard to reach my goal!

Age: 43
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Starting Weight: 274 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 164 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 110 lbs
BMI: 25.7
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/31/2008
Surgery Date: 04/18/2008
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
tyme4change's Bariatric Surgeon
University Of Virginia Health System
PO Box 800709
Dept. Of Surgery
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908
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