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wecandoit

LAP-BAND Patients
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About wecandoit

  • Rank
    Advanced Member
  • Birthday 04/25/1972

About Me

  • Biography
    38, I am a mother, daughter, wife, lover, best friend, sister, I love life and all it has to offer, I want to be healthier for myself and for those who love me
  • Interests
    Reading, biking, hiking, scrapbooking (only since baby), I love to garden and being outdoors
  • Occupation
    RN / Homemaker
  • City
    Chicago
  • State
    Il
I am a new mom, our baby is 4 months old. I started looking into lap band last year when the doctor thought that we might be having trouble conceiving due to my weight. Then I was only about 55-60 pounds over weight. I am 5'8 and was about 210, now I am still 5'8 but 253. I have been approved for the second time to have the procedure done. I am going to go with the lap band. I am so nervous but I know this is the right tool that will help me reach my goals. I want to teach our daughter the proper response to food. I never really ate a lot of fast food or take out until I meet my husband and moved to Chicago. Then with the pregnancy it was difficult to get active. While I still walked and went to the gym, yes people made all sorts of comments while being so preg. but I got on that bike anyways! I know what needs to be done and I am doing it. I hope that my lesson can help my family grow.

Age: 50
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Starting Weight: 253 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 253 lbs
Goal Weight: 165 lbs
Weight Lost:
BMI: 38.5
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/01/1970
Surgery Date:
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: n/a
Insurance Outcome: n/a
wecandoit's Bariatric Surgeon
800 W BIESTERFIELD RD
SUITE 101
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL 60007

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