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Surgery Date:  August 8, 2021
Starting Weight:  334 lbs.
Current Weight:  215 lbs.

What made you decide to have weight loss surgery? Children and my health.

How long did it take for you to decide to have weight loss surgery?  1 month

Did anyone either encourage or discourage you from having surgery?  My partner encouraged me.

What do you wish you'd known before the surgery?  Nothing they told me everything.

What things are you able to do now that may have been difficult or impossible before surgery?  Tie my shoes, go up the steps, walk, wear seat belt, and playing with my grandchildren.

Which conditions or diseases have you seen decrease or disappear since your surgery?  Blood pressure.

How has surgery altered your outlook on life, your emotions, and/or relationships?   Oh, my outlook is great. My partner can put his arms around me.

Why did you decide to have surgery with Dr. Eibes?  A friend.

What would you say about Dr. Eibes and his team?  Great.

What would you tell someone who is considering weight loss surgery?  Do it! And follow the book .

Is there any additional information you would like to share?  Love the IWLS team.

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