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Doxie

Gastric Bypass Patients
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About Doxie

  • Rank
    Junior Guru
  • Birthday 05/19/1964

About Me

  • Biography
    (Ret) Army wife and mom of 2
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    knitting, baking and cooking, sewing, travel, cross stitch, crochet and anything else that strikes my fancy
  • Occupation
    Retired
  • City
    Millington
  • State
    Tennessee
  • Zip Code
    38053
I previously had a lap band but had to have it removed after 8 years.  I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Generalized Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (gHSD) with early onset arthritis in 2016.  Due to chronic pain and fatigue I gained back all the weight I had lost plus a few.  My surgeon wasn't even sure he'd be able to do the RNY because of scar tissue from the band.   Thank God he was able to.  

Age: 58
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Starting Weight: 278 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 242.5 lbs
Current Weight: 216.4 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 61.6 lbs
BMI: 40
Surgery: Gastric Bypass
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 09/15/2021
Surgery Date: 05/09/2022
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
Doxie's Bariatric Surgeon
Memphis, Tennessee 38119

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