Christy’s Weight Loss Surgery Story #ChangingMoreLives
“130 lbs lost, countless pants sizes down and well over 10 inches off my waist, DFW Bariatric turned it all around.” – Christy *
My Weight Loss Story*
Procedure: Gastric Sleeve
Weight Lost: 130 pounds
In 2006 I got married, I told myself I was going to get fit and healthy. In 2008 I had a baby and I told myself I was going to get fit and healthy. In 2009 I had severe chest pain and after several test my doctor couldn’t tell me what was wrong. He commented on how fatty my liver was and set me up on a diet (blah, I hate that word). So once again, I told myself I was going to get fit and healthy.
In 2010 I went to an amusement park and my niece asked me to ride a Rollercoaster with her. When we got on the ride my safety bar would not latch down because my legs were too big. I was asked to remove myself from the ride. That was a wake up call kind of day. I went home and started researching weight loss surgery. I was hesitant, asked a lot of questions, met 4 different doctors and I still couldn’t make up my mind. It’s a big decision and a big commitment to yourself. So I waited. I didn’t feel ready and I knew this was something I needed to be ready for.
In 2014 I met Dr. Kim and I knew I was ready. I made a promise to myself and to my family that I would be 100% committed to this process. For me that meant following Dr. Kim’s plan and being active. I had surgery November 4, 2014 and I completed my first 5k February 2015. I was slow, I hurt all over, I was miserable. But in the end I crossed the finish line and I balled like a baby, I was overcome with pride and love for myself. In 2015 I have completed 12 5k’s and my first 10k. I’m scheduled for my first 15k soon and my first half marathon will follow. I have done things I never dreamed possible, zip lining, bootcamps, working out with UFC trainers, 2 hour horseback ride in the mountains and so much more. I have lost 130 lbs, gone from a size 22 to a 6. It’s almost too unbelievable to imagine but I’ve worked hard for it and I’ll continue to make myself and my family proud by living life fully.
*Individual Results May Vary
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