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mmckimmey

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About mmckimmey

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    Newbie
  • Birthday 02/24/1981

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Occupation
    Afterschool Site Coordinator
  • City
    Moab
  • State
    UT

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On the weekend of June 9th I had some serious back pain, By monday it had spread around my ribs. Tuesday morning the pain was so bad (8/10) that I had my brother take me to the ER. I got an ambulance ride to the nearest major hospital. I had air in my diaphram and they didn't know where it was coming from, so they did an exploratory surgery and found a hole in my stomach from an ulcer. So they did a gastic sleeve so he could cut out the diseased part. I woke up missing part of my stomach with a HUGE AND TERRIFYING list of rules. I cried. A lot. I wasn't sure I could live this way. So I'm looking for support, product recommendations, pep talks and knowing that life will go on.
I didn't need to lose weight and the doctor took as litlle as he could, so I don't know how this changes things for me, but I just needed people who get what this is like.

Age: 38
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Starting Weight: 199 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 199 lbs
Current Weight: 130.6 lbs
Goal Weight: 175 lbs
Weight Lost: 68.4 lbs
BMI: 22
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit:
Surgery Date: 06/12/2018
Hospital Stay: 3 Days
Surgery Funding: n/a
Insurance Outcome: n/a
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