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This is Jamie’s Seven Year anniversary of her lap band to gastric bypass revision surgery. She successfully kept the weight off for all of these years. If you are struggling with a prior weight loss surgery a revision surgery could possibly be your solution.

Disclaimer: I work for BeLiteWeight but I'm doing a testimonial because I had surgery, lost weight and was pleased with the care I received at the hospital etc.

I had revision of my prior Lap Band surgery to a Mini Gastric Bypass on January 29, 2009. I had lost close to 90 pounds with my band* but after some other health issues (not band related) I found myself all the way back up to within 5 pounds of where I started originally back in 2003.

I couldn't live heavy any longer and found that I was missing so many vital things in my life like enjoying activities with my children. I wasn't looking forward to another surgery (I'm a surgery whimp) but I didn't see many other options since I was a total failure at dieting (obviously).

My revision surgery went well, I won't go into the fact that I think that all the surgeons we have are awesome but I wanted to tell you my experience with losing the weight.

At my one year surgery anniversary I wrote this for my blog:

Before Weight Loss Surgery I Weighed 92.5 Pounds More (Now its 109) and…

~Couldn't walk up a flight of stairs without being winded
~Couldn't bend over to tie my shoes without strategic propping involved
~Couldn't imagine that life would be any different than it was already was

Today I… Weigh Less Than I Did When I Was 14 Years Old and…

~Can walk long distances without trouble
~Can bend over to pick something up without feeling like I might fall over
~Can see great promise in future things to come my way and already have a life that is totally different from before

Now at my seven year anniversary I am STILL keeping the weight off and having weight loss surgery is STILL one of the very best decisions I have ever made in my life. I was a relatively "heathy fat person" so, other than having no energy, being heavy robbed me of more of my "life experiences" than anything else. Seven years later I am proud to say my revision surgery gave me those life experiences back. In the last few years I've gone on trips to Hawaii, Carribean, California, and around Mexico too. I can't believe how much easier it is to travel, work, and enjoy life. Each and every day I am so incredibly thankful to have had weight loss surgery.

Thanks for reading and allowing me to share my experience with you!


Procedure Lap Band to Bypass Revision

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