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StrangeDz

LAP-BAND Patients
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About StrangeDz

  • Rank
    Bariatric Guru
  • Birthday 06/18/1968

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Occupation
    Office Assistant
  • City
    Albuquerque
  • State
    NM
  • Zip Code
    87102
September 1, 2017
Scheduled for a revision with the sleeve.

~April 23, 2008~

It's going to be a long, and at times, extremely difficult journey towards a healthier me.

I didnt have the gastric bypass; although sometimes, I wish I had... I'd be skinny by now! The risks with the that surgery were just too great. I chose the lapband, and it makes me work for my loss... which is slow, but natural.

I have setbacks sometimes, and as much as some people say it was an easy way out, it has been far from easy. It's hard work, but it has definitely been worth it.

I have come to realize that no matter how much weight I lose or how healthy I may become, I will always be a fat girl inside. It's part physical, but mostly mental. I love food. Especially sweets.

My friends and family have been VERY supportive and I feel so incredibly fortunate to be given this chance to change my life for the better; for my girls as well as myself.
 
 

Age: 54
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Starting Weight: 266 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 152 lbs
Goal Weight: 166 lbs
Weight Lost: 114 lbs
BMI: 27.8
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 10/16/2007
Surgery Date: 04/23/2008
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval

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