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Describe your behavioral and emotional battle with weight control before learning about bariatric surgery.
I was overweight my entire life. I think my mom put me on my first diet when i was 9. She would yell at me all the time that I needed to go on a diet, yet she was the one buying all the food and feeding me, how is that fair? I was the classic yo-yo dieter. I would go on either a crash diet (I've done them ALL) lose like 40/50 lbs. go back to regular eating and BOOM gain it all back quickly plus an additional 20 lbs to top it off. Talk about depressing! Made me want to just eat more. I was a food addict, no doubt about it. I used food as a drug; be it when i was upset, emotional, crying, bored, stressed out, whatever it didn't matter. I would stop at McDonald's drive thru in my town every day while my kids were in school and order a big mac, 2...
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My story is much like many of people who have suffered with obesity all of their life. I was always the chubby or big girl growing up. Sprung to almost 6' tall in high school and grew to 6' tall into my 20s. Met a guy straight out of high school, got married had five great kids (I have a set of twins, now 10 and a set of triplets, now 7) and he left me about six years ago, we divorced which was a blessing thank goodness. But in the midst of this my weight fluctuated up and down due to various extreme diets and exercise plans but I could never stick to them it was unrealistic and I always re-gained and then some. So here i am today.