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My weight loss journey started during college. I just started putting on the pounds despite the fact that I would excersise and cut portions. It was a little nerve racking but I didn't really pay that much attention because everyone would constantly tell me how good I look lol. As I got older, it seemed that I would have to starve myself and workout for 2 hours a day just to be in a size 12. I just thought I had a slow metabolism and this just what I was dealt.
About a year and a half ago I started to track everything I did with my doctors. I got all of them involved because I was convinced that there was something wrong with me. I would wake up each morning to work out with a trainer and watch what I eat. Even though I was doing all of this, I would gain 7 to 12 pounds in a week and loose maybe 4. Along with some other symptoms, I did not pay much attention to (fungus on my neck, bad acne, no periods, high levels of testerone, excessive hair growth on my chin) my doctors diagnosed me with PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. I found out that it would be extremely difficult for me to have kids as well. The only ways to fight this syndrome is to lose weight but the sydrome makes you gain weight. So WLS can combat that. So here I am