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pupichupi

Gastric Bypass Patients
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About pupichupi

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    Aspiring Evangelist
  • Birthday 07/15/1977

About Me

  • Biography
    I am a hard working single mom, and I just want to beable to be healthy and active for them!!!
  • Interests
    I love sports, watching and playing, I like hanging out with my kids, and just having fun.
  • Occupation
    yes, everyday!!!
  • State
    Massachusetts

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Hello, my name is Tina, I am 36 years old and I have had struggles with being over weight all my life, except for 2 years when I was 21 - 23. I was a large kid, and a large teenager, and a large adult, and I have finally gotten to the point of I can't take it anymore. I am a single mom and diets are hard, cause I always took the lazy way out and didn't want to prepare two different meals, or some excuse. I am finally at a point in my life where I know I need this and I need to help my kids also realize that eating healthy is best for them too. I don't want to see my kids grow up the way I did being ridiculed and picked on because of my weight. I want to be healthy for my kids and myself. I have finally meet a man that is an amazing man and loves to be with me, but before I can fully give myself to him for forever, I need to love myself, and I don't love myself the way I am now, so I need to take control of that and become what I want. I am hoping that by getting this surgery I will be able to love myself, but also show my kids that being unhealthy isn't the way to live life. This is my second time going in for a weight loss surgery. Back in 2010/2011 I had the Lapband done, however, I had to have it removed due to complications and it was so frustrating at the time that I didn't listen to my doctor then and just have the sleeve done when he took it out and I just went home and now I regret that cause I have been getting worse than I was back a few years ago. I am now ready though and have decided to jump in and get it done. I do however, don't have to wait as long as the last time or go to as many doctors appointments as I did when I first started this journey. I am very excited to get started and get to the healthier me!!!

Age: 42
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Starting Weight: 300 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 291 lbs
Current Weight: 175 lbs
Goal Weight: 175 lbs
Weight Lost: 125 lbs
BMI: 26.6
Surgery: Gastric Bypass
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/14/2014
Surgery Date: 03/19/2014
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
pupichupi's Bariatric Surgeon
New England Surgical Group, LLP
401 Chestnut Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01104
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