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Karlzmom

LAP-BAND Patients
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About Karlzmom

  • Rank
    Guru in Training
  • Birthday 02/10/1971

About Me

  • Biography
    39, Wife, Mom and Prosecutrix
  • Interests
    food [obviously], reading, Disneyana
  • Occupation
    wearing the white hat
  • State
    California
Just starting the process....well, actually I've been on the road for years and didn't know it.  Monday was a watershed day, as my doctor asked me at my monthly appointmentwhat I knew about lap band.  She told me to go to the information the following night, and my appointment with the coordinator was the moring after the session....so in less than 48 hours after my doc suggests that it is time to consider a surgical option, I'm off....Its strange, as while "fast", the ground work has all been laid.  I'm a multiple diet, long term exercise failure.  Meds?  Been there, done that....Spent the evening pulling my documents together and trying to wrap my head around the notion that this could all be less than 8 weeks off.  I'm nervous, but excited.  I truly believe this is the final option for me.


Age: 48
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Starting Weight: 257 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 251 lbs
Goal Weight: 180 lbs
Weight Lost: 6 lbs
BMI: 41.8
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/05/2010
Surgery Date: 04/19/2010
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
Karlzmom's Bariatric Surgeon
Bakersfield, California 93309
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