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ms.rhonda

LAP-BAND Patients
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About ms.rhonda

  • Rank
    I will Survive!!
  • Birthday 07/23/1971

About Me

  • Biography
    I am 41, married for 25 years with two children and two wonderful grandsons!
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    Anything outdoors!
  • Occupation
    Criminal Case Manager, Administrative Secretary West Columbia Police Department
  • City
    West Columbia
  • State
    Texas
  • Zip Code
    77486

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I have been overweight all of my life. At the age of 8 I was put on my first diet. For 30 years I have yo-yo dieted and now, diets just don't work. I have often thought about weight loss surgery but every one I knew had gastric by-pass. I had seen good and bad, but I was not ready to go to that extreme. One of my co-workers had lapband in October 2009 and after seeing him the first month, I decieded to go ahead and make the call. I am so glad I did, I had my surgery April 8th 2010, my post-op weight was 370 at highest and 352 the day of surgery. I want to be off medication and want to be able to live a healthy and energetic life style.[u][b] UPDATE 1/15/13 :[/b][/u] Today I weigh 248 and I am off all medications except for my thyroid medicine. The weight came off fast at first and then slowed down, mind you I never exercised if I would have it would have came off faster and I wouldn't have plateaued the way I did. I started a exercise program this year 1/1/13 and I am determined to get the last 75 pounds off.

Age: 51
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Starting Weight: 352 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 250 lbs
Goal Weight: 175 lbs
Weight Lost: 102 lbs
BMI: 41.6
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 11/04/2009
Surgery Date: 04/08/2010
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
ms.rhonda's Bariatric Surgeon
1200 Binz
Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77566

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