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tamra.

LAP-BAND Patients
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About tamra.

  • Rank
    Struggling tam
  • Birthday 12/03/1982

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    Fast cars, cats, tequila, my daughter. not in that order ;)
  • Occupation
    Office
  • City
    Martinez
  • State
    CA
  • Zip Code
    94553
Welcome to my page!

My name is Tamra, 27 from the San Francisco Bay Area.

I have been heavy my entire life. I had accepted this would never change until I ran into an old highschool friend who had the gastric bypass. SHE WAS SKINNY!! I asked her what the hell diet she did, and that's when she told me about the surgery.

After much research I had my Dr send a referral to the Richmond CA Kaiser where some of the best surgeons are preforming.

After classes, meetings, and having to loose 35 lbs pre-band (Required weight loss first varies per patient) I finally hit my goal, and surgery was scheduled for 1/20/2010. I am having the Lap-Band®.

I look forward to making friends, and finding support!!

Age: 39
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Starting Weight: 285 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 247 lbs
Current Weight: 211 lbs
Goal Weight: 170 lbs
Weight Lost: 74 lbs
BMI: 33
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/29/2009
Surgery Date: 01/21/2010
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
tamra.'s Bariatric Surgeon
Richmond, California 94801

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