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About renebeau

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  • Birthday 05/29/1963

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    getting sleeved 12-31-09!
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    beads! cooking, artsy-fartsy stuff
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    testing coordinator at a high school
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I'm new to lap band and to posting on forums/blogs. I am still trying to decide if lap band is right for me. And to convince my husband, who has never had weight issues. I have been a type 1 diabetic for 16 years. My weight has gradually crept up to nearly 200 lbs. I will not qualify for insurance funding because my BMI is only 33. I don't want to wait until I meet their requirements. I fear that the longer I wait, the harder it will be.One of my biggest concerns is whether I will be able to give up the foods I love. I love to cook and especially like cooking for family. Will I still want to cook? Will I really be satisfied with just a few bites? It is hard to wrap my head around that idea.If I can convince my husband (and myself!), I will get banded. Any comments from others welcome and appreciated!

Age: 59
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Starting Weight: 200 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 200 lbs
Goal Weight: 135 lbs
Weight Lost:
BMI: 32.3
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
renebeau's Bariatric Surgeon
18220 Tomball Pkwy #300
Houston, TX 77070

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