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Sarah8807

LAP-BAND Patients
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I am tired of struggling with my weight. I have, like most, done every diet known to man. I once lost 70lbs in high school, but I was always hungry, and pretty much just starved myself, then gained it all back when I started eating again. The only thing stopping me from getting the lap band is the worries of what it will be like afterwards? Yes, I want to be thin, I want to eat and be full, I want all of that, but I also want to enjoy every part of life. I could be wrong, but from some of the comments I've read I'm scared I wont be able to enjoy food anymore. I love to cook an I would really hate it if I couldnt enjoy the things I cook. I am also a little scared of the fills...I've watched some blogs on people that have had them and one lady complained that she had a hard time breathing afterwards.I hope I dont sound too extreme with my being a little scared...I really want to do this, but I would love to talk with some people that have already had it. I want to know the good and bad of it all. I go to my first appiontment soon to see if I qaulify....I cant wait to hear some of your stories!! :)

Age: 32
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Starting Weight: 250 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 250 lbs
Goal Weight: 140 lbs
Weight Lost:
BMI: 38
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/31/2009
Surgery Date:
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: n/a
Insurance Outcome: n/a
Sarah8807's Bariatric Surgeon
New Hope Bariatric Surgery Center
10787 Nall Ave
Suite 100
Overland Park, Kansas 66202
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