California | Gastric Bypass

I feel confident and capable now. I realized a hurdle and over came it. That matters more to me than why I was over weight.


IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU HAVE SURGERY?
2005

WHAT WAS YOUR HIGHEST WEIGHT BEFORE SURGERY?
300 lbs

WHAT IS YOUR HEIGHT?
5′ – 8″
WHAT MOTIVATED YOU TO HAVE SURGERY?
Preventing future health concerns; Living longer; Controlling my pain

WHAT WAS YOUR LOWEST WEIGHT AFTER SURGERY?
167 lbs

DO YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL ISSUES THAT HAVE IMPROVED SINCE SURGERY?
Joint diseases
WHAT WERE YOUR CONCERNS ABOUT BARIATRIC SURGERY?
Complications or death; Future health concerns; Not losing enough weight; Inability to enjoy food; Personality change; Opinions of family/friends

WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT WEIGHT?
175 lbs

WHAT IS THE BEST THING ABOUT HAVING WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY?
Losing weight; Improved health; More energy/better quality of life; Less pain; Better family life; Improved appearance; Increased job performance; Optimism/life outlook; Self esteem