Tomorrow is my 3 year lapband anniversary
It all began three years ago
On December 14th, 2009 I took the plunge and had lapband surgery. I went from 287 pounds to now 169. It has been a great adventure for me and a very successful one. I never looked back after I had my surgery.
The weight loss has helped me tremendously. I would have to say if I had to do it all over again, I would do it in a heart beat.
It wasn't always easy and still at times isn't when I look at food and think how addicted I was to this horrible thing that made me almost 300lbs. If you are considering weight loss surgery, just know that you need to research surgeons and make sure they give you full instructions on everything.
So many are misguided when going in to weight loss surgery and come out with no education. I am healthy and happy and have had my ups and downs but have been able to maintain my weight for three years. It was a good choice I made but not one take lightly. I got my life and health back and it was one decision I can surely live with for the rest of my life.
All in all my life has been normal throughout this adventure but I have become more positive with my self esteem and do not worry about my image any longer. I love the new healthy me and will forever be indebted to my surgeon who helped me get my life back to the fullest it can be.
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