Maryland | Gastric Bypass
I think I pretty much say it all in my video EXCEPT that through surgery I’ve found wonderful support and encouragement from a community I created called Bariatric Foodie, where I help fellow post-ops learn to “play with their food.” Anyone who needs support is welcome to join us at bariatricfoodie.com.
IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU HAVE SURGERY?
WHAT WAS YOUR HIGHEST WEIGHT BEFORE SURGERY?
WHAT IS YOUR HEIGHT?
5′ – 8"
WHAT MOTIVATED YOU TO HAVE SURGERY?
Current health concerns; Preventing future health concerns; Living longer; Controlling my pain; Controlling my eating; Appearance; Recommended by family or friends
WHAT WAS YOUR LOWEST WEIGHT AFTER SURGERY?
DO YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL ISSUES THAT HAVE IMPROVED SINCE SURGERY?
WHAT WERE YOUR CONCERNS ABOUT BARIATRIC SURGERY?
Insurance coverage; Finding the right surgeon or program; Complications or death; Not losing enough weight
WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT WEIGHT?
WHAT IS THE BEST THING ABOUT HAVING WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY?
Losing weight; Improved health; More energy/better quality of life; Improved appearance