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For more insight into weight loss surgery and how it could affect your life, read these stories by real bariatric surgery patients.
Age: 25 in 2006
Age at Time of Procedure: 21
Weight Loss Prior to Procedure: 220 pounds
Marital Status: Dating
Residence: Chicago, Illinois
Doctor: Dr. Loren Schechter, http://www.lschechtermd.com
Today, I maintain a balanced diet and comfortably exercise every other day. Furthermore, the gastric bypass procedure forced me to change my eating habits. I can no longer tolerate greasy, heavily processed foods or concentrated sugars. Each time I eat something intolerable, my body reacts and serves as a reminder of what I should not be eating. In the end, the gastric bypass and body contouring procedure changed many aspects of my life.