California | Gastric Bypass
This is just the first step in the rest of my life. This tool has enabled me to see further down the path of my life, prepare me to help others who are struggling with these issues, and to let them know they are not alone. There are options out there for each one. “One size does not fit all.”
IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU HAVE SURGERY?
WHAT WAS YOUR HIGHEST WEIGHT BEFORE SURGERY?
WHAT IS YOUR HEIGHT?
WHAT MOTIVATED YOU TO HAVE SURGERY?
Current health concerns; Preventing future health concerns; Living longer; Controlling my pain; Controlling my eating; Recommended by family or friends
WHAT WAS YOUR LOWEST WEIGHT AFTER SURGERY?
DO YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL ISSUES THAT HAVE IMPROVED SINCE SURGERY?
Diabetes; High blood pressure; High cholesterol; Joint diseases; Lung (sleep apnea, asthma, etc.)
WHAT WERE YOUR CONCERNS ABOUT BARIATRIC SURGERY?
Complications or death; Future health concerns; Not losing enough weight; Personality change; Addiction
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; Less pain; Better family life; Improved appearance; Increased job performance; Optimism/life outlook; Self esteem