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crecia1975

LAP-BAND Patients
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About crecia1975

  • Rank
    Bariatric Guru
  • Birthday 03/16/1975

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Occupation
    Telecommunications Admin
  • City
    Fort Worth
  • State
    TX
  • Zip Code
    76133
The number one thing I hope to accomplish, by losing weight, is improving my health.  I’ve had issues with blood pressure, and joints, all because of the weight.  A 35 year old woman should not feel like she’s 100 years old.  My body is telling me to do something about the excess weight and that’s what I plan to do.  Pursuing the weight loss surgery is my way of ending the beating my body is taking on a day to day basis.   Losing weight will enable me to live longer so I can be around for my husband and children.  It’s hard to play and participate in their activities.  It would be so much easier if the weight was gone.  I would have the energy and the stamina to keep up with my family.  I have to be around to see my daughters get married someday and have their own children.  The odds of that are shortened with each pound I fail to lose.This will also help me in the process of rebuilding my self esteem.  I’ve noticed a slow decline in my self- image in relevance to the incline of the scale.  I think looking good goes hand in hand with feeling good on so many levels.  When you start dropping weight, and physically feel better, you start to look better.  I believe my outside would then start to match the inside.  Shopping for clothes used to be a fun experience for me.  I know that may sound unimportant to some, but I would love to get that joy back.  Shopping for clothes has become a chore I now dread and try to avoid at all costs.  Dropping even one or two sizes would be such a great feeling. I know weight loss surgery isn’t a panacea, but it’s the most important tool in my weight loss battle.  I think it will give me the one thing I need to allow me to succeed in this long and never ending journey.    

Age: 47
Height: 5 feet 3 inches
Starting Weight: 285 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 215 lbs
Goal Weight: 125 lbs
Weight Lost: 70 lbs
BMI: 38.1
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 03/20/2010
Surgery Date: 10/12/2010
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
crecia1975's Bariatric Surgeon
5204 Colleyville Boulevard
Colleyville, Texas 76034

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