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    Posted December 11, 2013 by
    BariatricLif
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    Indianapolis, Indiana
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    Your 'Aha' weight-loss moments

    From Fat to Fabulous: My Transformation from Size 24W to 4

     
    Formerly I was a processed food junkie who grew from fit to fat and developed diabetes, celiac disease, depression, acid reflux, asthma, and hypertension. I was in my 30s, morbidly obese and on ~10 prescription medications.

    Since 2003 I've maintained massive weight loss from gastric bypass surgery and remain free from 9 of the 10 prescriptions.

    Then in 2013 I underwent body contouring plastic surgeries with Dr. Joseph F. Capella who is skilled with massive weight loss patients, and removed the last traces of my former obesity.

    Nowadays I am committed to supporting the online patient community with outstanding resources and by sharing my life-long success in defeating obesity and obesity-related illnesses. You can find me posting as My Bariatric Life on HealthCentral, Twitter, RealSelf, and ObesityHelp.

    Today, I'm a size small (down from a size 24W to size 4) and living life larger than ever!

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