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gabsbags

LAP-BAND Patients
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About gabsbags

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  • Birthday 08/01/1961
I have always struggled with my weight but the last straw began almost 6 years ago when my son, then 18 became suicidal and I had to begin taking an anti-depressant. Within 2 months I have gained 40 pounds thanks in most part to the medication. I have never been able to recover from that spike and now that I am almost 50, I have decided that it's time for it to be all about me. I had read about the lapband but late last year I began the process for real and now I am in the first day of my pre-op diet and my surgery is scheduled for October 5. I am very optimistic and most of all I am proud of myself for taking  this huge step.

Age: 61
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Starting Weight: 250 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 250 lbs
Goal Weight: 160 lbs
Weight Lost:
BMI: 40.3
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 02/23/2010
Surgery Date: 10/06/2010
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
gabsbags's Bariatric Surgeon
Southwest Bariatric Surgeons, PLLC
3705 Medical Parkway, Suite 210
Austin, Texas 78705

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