Describe your behavioral and emotional battle with weight control before learning about bariatric surgery.
Ok so iv been over weight for 12 yrs i started gaining weight after my 1 born son when i was pregnant i went up too 268 and afterwards i went down to 190 i worked out everyday after i got the ok and nothing would come off i didnt understand why this would come off so i stayed at 190 for 2 yrs had another baby stayed up too 220 i tried everything weight watchers atkins diet pills i gave up after awhile so i was battling depression due to my situation for 2 yrs and under so much stress and how about i lost 50bs due to stress so i was happy that i lost it and out of my situation i started feeling good i i wasnt a big snack eater i loved to cook all the time i was a busy person you know had 2 kids at the time going to school full time and football and ballet and cheerleading practices every night so i was actitve then 2008 comes i was pregnant again it was a difficult pregnancy i had to be on bed rest and while i was pregnant my father was dying it was the MOST difficult thing i have ever been threw i was put on anti depressants and on bed rest after i gave birth i stayed at 262 until now i notice i eat all the wrong things and with my husband working in the food industries he always bringing me home food eating late at night snacking all the time i was misrable and didnt relize what i was doing to myself until one day i couldnt put my own shoes on and walk up a flight of steps i wouldnt go afraid of what people would say about me so i decided to make the appt cause my fathaser had high blood pressure diabeties it took a toll on his life he was only 68 he was young hati wanna be around longer then that i had 3 kids to worry about so i made the appt for bariatric doctor and now im 2 months away from having surgery
What was (is) the worst thing about being overweight?
the worst thing for me was going out in public to me in my eyes i was soo digusting i hated the summer cause we would go to the jersey shore if it were my choice id stay home being on the beach looking at all these skinny girls would made me so mad also being over weight finding clothes was so hard nothing fit right and it so exspensive not being able to keep up with my kids running around getting winded no energry right now i have a certain way to put on socks and my shoes well they saty tied cuz bending over ha my face turns red and i get dizzy also just going out to places and worrying if ur going to fit ina booth which i dont but i struggle in one being over wt ofcourse i have insucurites from my boobs down lol i hate my stomach ughhh i look like im 9 months and im not
If you have had weight loss surgery already, what things do you most enjoy doing now that you weren't able to do before?
Ok I've been SLEEVED July 12 2012 so far just enjoying looking at the scale and seeing those numbers drop