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About FunkyMunkyBrat

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    I'm 52, the mother of 2 grown sons, I have Fibro & Lyme, which has caused me to develop arthritis all over and is what has pushed me to undergo wls for my health
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    Metal Patternmaker(sorta like tool and die or machinist)
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I have struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember. But, I did hold steady for years at 275ish .. My mother was always overweight. I have 2 younger sisters and they've struggled with their weight as well. The middle one had by-pass surgery close to 15 years ago, her surgeon wasn't  so good and she didn't do things she should have either, she ended up in ICU on a ventilator for 3 weeks during which time she had a blood clot as well. The reason I mention all this is to explain partially why its taken me so long to finally decide to do this.
Three years ago in January of 2013 I got very sick, though it was the flu and though that kicked the Fibro into a flare up .. 6 months later in July I found out I have Lyme Disease..I've been struggling with pain ever since then and I've developed arthritis everywhere, hips, spine, shoulders, knees... you get the idea.. so of course my weight started ballooning  .. and now its a vicious cycle.. I feel like I have to have this surgery or I won't have a life worth living anymore .. so this is my story ..

Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Weight Lost:
BMI: 62.5
Surgery: Gastric Bypass
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/28/2016
Surgery Date:
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: n/a

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