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RetroChic86

LAP-BAND Patients
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About RetroChic86

  • Rank
    Made of Awesome!
  • Birthday 06/24/1986

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  • Website URL
    http://mydressdiary.wordpress.com

About Me

  • Interests
    Ren Fairs, Sewing/Dressmaking, Singing, Dancing, Being with friends, Hanging out, Sleeping, TV, Computers, card games, RPG's
  • Occupation
    Freelance Photographer and Seamstress
  • City
    Newark
  • State
    Delaware
  • Zip Code
    19713
I am 23 years old, and have always been big throughout my life.  My being fat is part of what built my personality.  Although fat, I have always been active.  I danced, I was a cheerleader, I was in marching band, I played volleyball and basketball, and was very active, even for being fat. I was always told that I held my weight very well, because being tall the weight was distributed evenly.  It wasn't until I became unhappy when looking at pictures of myself in my senior year in highschool, which I was a size 16, that I decided to take the journey with lap band surgery.  Right now I am 343 pounds and a size 20-22, sometimes 24.  I always told myself that if I went above a size 20 it was time to start losing weight. I have been on multiple diets, exercise regimines, and even went to the point of skipping meals thinking it would help.  I would lose a few pounds at at time, but ultimately I gained it all back.  I am at the point where I have accepted myself and I love myself, and in loving myself I know that I need to lose weight and be healthy, and that is what being banded will do.

Age: 36
Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Starting Weight: 343 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 343 lbs
Goal Weight: 225 lbs
Weight Lost:
BMI: 50.6
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/01/1970
Surgery Date:
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: n/a
Insurance Outcome: n/a

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