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Journeyseeker

LAP-BAND Patients
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About Journeyseeker

  • Rank
    Expert Member
  • Birthday 05/12/1981

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  • Website URL
    http://www.facebook.com/tamie.hardin

About Me

  • Biography
    30 y/o woman ready to start a new life
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    fishing, camping, hiking, swimming, shooting pool, bowling
  • Occupation
    Account support specalist 2
  • City
    Dalton
  • State
    Ga
  • Zip Code
    30721
WoW my story hmmm where to start...... I joke that i have been over weight my entire life except when i was born bc i was a premie lol..... Even then I was still bigger then my twin sister and that is how things have continued the 30 years we have been around.  I started looking at having the lap band many years ago but it was not in Gods plan at those times.  I am excited to say that I once again started the lapband process at the begining of this year. March 29th i had my consult with Dr Ponce  and promptly started my six month supervised diet.  I started at 385 and as of 9/15 i was down to 366 on 9/20 I went to my psych eval and nutrition class.  submitted the rest of my paper work to the dr office on 9/21 on 9/22 they submitted everything to insurance.  On 9/28 I found out I was approved and got the call later in the afternoon that i was getting scheduled and I chose to take their 10/27 date.  I am so excited to get my new life started and by the grace of God everything will go smoothly.... 

Age: 41
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Starting Weight: 385 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 340 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 45 lbs
BMI: 62.2
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 03/29/2011
Surgery Date: 10/27/2011
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
Journeyseeker's Bariatric Surgeon
Hamilton Medical Center Weight Management
1109 Burleyson Dr
Suite 201
Dalton, Georgia 37421

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