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Lola'sMom

LAP-BAND Patients
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About Lola'sMom

  • Rank
    Advanced Member
  • Birthday 01/26/1983

About Me

  • Biography
    I am a Ph.D. student who was banded on October 29, 2009!
  • Interests
    I love to travel, go out, and stay at home with my chihuahuas Lola and Sofi! No I am not a totally crazy dog-lady :)
  • Occupation
    I am a full time counseling Ph.D. student and a graduate assistant
  • City
    Reno
  • State
    Nevada
Hello!  I am 27 years old and I am in a great place in my life right now!  I am doing what I have wanted to do for a long time, which is working on a Ph.D. in counseling educational psychology. I decided to get banded once I realized how overweight I had become and frankly I had just had enough!  The odds were against me really, to lose weight from just a diet and to keep it off. And trust me...I tried over and over and over! I was an active teenager who was in fairly good shape.  But,I gained weight through all of the numerous years I have been in school, and now is the time for it to come off!  I am excited to finally be banded and I am continually working through all of the new feelings and listening to my body.  I look forward to doing everything I can to make this tool work for me and feel wonderful.  I was able to drop 100 lbs at right around 5 months post-op.  I literally work my butt off for the success that I have had.  I hope to hit my ultimate goal of weighing 170 lbs by Jan 1. 2011.   

Age: 36
Height: 5 feet 11 inches
Starting Weight: 354 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 230 lbs
Goal Weight: 170 lbs
Weight Lost: 124 lbs
BMI: 32.1
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 09/15/2009
Surgery Date: 10/30/2009
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: Self Paid
Insurance Outcome: n/a
Lola'sMom's Bariatric Surgeon
Western Bariatric Institute
645 North Arlington, Suite 525
Reno, Nevada 89503
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