Pamela

City: Puyallup, WA

Weight Loss Surgery: Adjustable gastric band

Starting weight: 331 lbs
Starting BMI: 51.9
Total weight loss: 179 lbs*
Current BMI: 23.8

Percentage excess weight loss (%EWL): 93.7%

Co-morbidities improved/resolved:

  • Hypertension
  • Fatigue
  • Low back pain

Additional Procedures: Tummy tuck

In Pamela’s Words:

“At my sister's wedding I had a hard time finding a dress that would fit. It was a size 28. Notice my “glow” - I was always sweating, breathing hard and looking for a place to sit down. Now I have a new car, a convertible for my new life style—before I would never have wanted to ride in a convertible for all to see. Now the outgoing me actually enjoys going out with my husband. I look taller than him now since I wear heels. My new dress size? I’m a perfect size 10!” – Pamela 

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Krista

BeforeAfter
Total weight loss: 136 lbs. **
“Before I had Lap Band surgery, I felt my life was out of control. I was extremely unhappy. After graduating from college I gained a substantial amount of weight. For the next

Pamela

BeforeAfter
Total weight loss: 179 lbs. **
“At my sister's wedding I had a hard time finding a dress that would fit. It was a size 28. Notice my “glow” - I was always sweating, breathing hard and looking for a place to

Robyn

BeforeAfter
Total weight loss: 159 lbs. **
“Let me introduce myself, my name is Robyn and this is my story. At 35 years old, I had struggled with my weight my entire life. I wasn’t an obese child but was a little on the

Vicki

BeforeAfter
Total weight loss: 100 lbs. **
“As a child, I was very active and was able to maintain a normal weight, although I was never a skinny-minny. That changed once I reached my teenage years and did not participate

Andrea

BeforeAfter
Total weight loss: 247 lbs. **
“In May 1974, a 9 lb. 12 oz. baby girl was born into this world. By the time I was eight I weighed in 125 lbs. At age 12, I was nearing 200 lbs. and my parents sent me to see

Roberta

BeforeAfter
Total weight loss: 97 lbs. **
“Before my surgery, I had a very sedentary life. After all, at 246 pounds it wasn’t easy to get out and do stuff. I knew I had to do something to improve my health and my life.

Brian

BeforeAfter
Total weight loss: 165 lbs. **
“Before my surgery, I weighed 405 pounds and it was a real challenge to just get through the day. Now with all that extra weight off, I look for physical things that will challenge

Vickie

BeforeAfter
Total weight loss: 172 lbs. **
“I wanted my life back. I wanted to be alive for my daughter and to be the kind of mom that could play and run around with her. I wanted to see her graduate from college and walk
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