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karen_marie

Gastric Bypass Patients
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About karen_marie

  • Rank
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  • Birthday 02/11/1983

About Me

  • Biography
    Like many others, I've been overweight almost my entire life. I looked into gastric bypass back around 2010 but my insurance didn't cover it. Now, years later, my current insurance covers the procedure and I'm sooooo ready for it!
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    Classic cars, interval running, my dogs, family get togethers, video games, YouTube, true crime shows
  • Occupation
    International Project Specialist
  • City
    Pingree Grove
  • State
    IL

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  1. I'm doing something I never thought I'd be physically able to do - I'm participating in a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser called High Ropes for Habitat. By hitting a fundraising goal, I'll be able to rappel down 21 stories from the roof of my office building! HOW COOL YET TERRIFYING! lol 

    My awesome company is going to be donating half of the minimum fundraising amount, but I wanted to spread the word and share this super cool charity activity. If you're feeling giving, feel free to support my rappel with any size donation you'd like - it's all tax deductible (for US residents), so you're helping a great charity and helping your tax refund at the same time :) If nothing else, see if your local Habitat for Humanity is holding a similar event. I am challenging myself to do this because if I were still 100+lbs heavier, I would never even consider doing it.

    http://www.chicagolandhabitat.org/goto/KarenMWilliams

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