I'm sure we all have tried every diet known to man and spent a tremendous amount of money looking for just the right thing for us prior to getting to this point so I'll spare you the dÃ©jÃ Vu. Lol
I am a funeral director by trade and see everyday that life is just simply too damn short! I joined this board 5 years ago and have come back to it from time to time but I was still hoping I would find the program that was right for me. Well after gaining 80pounds back from one of "those" plans, I decided I would try exercise since I've never really liked it in the past.
So, in January of this year I spent a ton of money and two weeks at The Biggest Loser Resort in Malibu California where they had us exercise from 6am to dinner 6 days a week! I actually loved every minute of it even though it was really hard. I would love to go back 100 lbs lighter and do it again. It taught me to enjoy working out more than I did and I found things that I like to do and gave me confidence to go into any gym and know what I was doing and not focus on being the fat girl at the gym.
I'm 44 years old and after 5 years of contemplation and yo-yo diets, I'm ready for bypass. Life is just too damn short!
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Starting Weight: 271 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 244 lbs
Current Weight: 165 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 106 lbs
Surgery: Gastric Bypass
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 08/08/2014
Surgery Date: 03/16/2015
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
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