|Surgery date or program start date:|
|My highest adult weight was (lbs):|
|My current weight is (lbs):|
|I first noticed that my weight was a problem:|
|As a child|
|Tell us in your own words how your weight has affected your life:|
|The bullying began in grade school . I was teased on a daily basis for being over weight . I remember hiding in the rest room and peaking out the door till all the students were upstairs .I made a mad dash to my class room . .By doing this I was able to avoid the bully and avoid getting teased in front of my class mates.. I often did not make it to the classroom before the bell stopped ringing . Then I experienced getting in trouble from my teacher for being tardy. This was the beginning of my very low self esteem/self confidence and depression which followed me into adulthood. It held me back from pursuing the life I deserved ,because I didn’t believe in me or believe I was worthy . I could write a book… Who knows maybe I will !!|
|Tell us how surgery and/or medication has helped you get control of your weight issues:|
|Sometimes.. you have to hit bottom before you can change. On the way home from a family vacation the stewardess on my plane yelled to the front of the plane.” I need a seat belt extension on seat 15 A. “I wanted to crawl under my seat. I had reached an all time high of 353 pounds .I was in so much pain both emotionally and physically . I wanted to die . When I got home from the trip I made the decision to lose the weight . I started the next day and never turned back. I lost 60 pounds with the help of the Journey Lite Team..|
Jan 26 ,2022 Dr .Curry performed my surgury with no complications. . The team has been very supportive..
I would still like to lose another 50 pounds . I’m confident I will accomplish this goal. I am able to travel comfortably … No seat belt extension ! Go me !!
I can cross my legs !! I can walk miles.. I can ride a bike !!
I can get onto the back of the boat without being hoisted up !
I can snorkel ! I can swim continuous !! I enjoy walking miles on the bike path with my granddaughter !! I sleep good .. I don’t snore any longer . My labs are much improved. I can wear cute clothes & I wore a bikini for the first time this year. I wish that I would have been able to get the surgury sooner . I was a self pay so we had to pay out of pocket. I believe the surgury saved my life just in the knick of time.
|Tell us about the support you have received from the team at JourneyLite and how it has impacted your success:|
|The team at Journey Lite has been fantastic and very supportive. I have felt comfortable every step of the way. The process was seamless and I have referred many to Dr . Curry .|
|What’s one thing you can do now that you couldn’t before you lost the weight:|
|My entire life has changed !!|
But the main thing is that I am physically fit & active & able to walk miles !! Go me
|Big Thank you to Dr Curry & team !!|