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Raina – Gastric Sleeve Patient

 

Kelsey – Gallbladder Surgery Patient

 

Dana – Gastric Bypass Patient

 

Alicia – Gastric Sleeve Patient

 

Ginni – Gastric Bypass Patient

“My life has changed a hundred times for the better!”

Ginni has lost 118 lbs. and counting!!

I chose to have weight loss surgery when I reached my highest weight at 297 lb. I had health concerns such as diabetes, back pain, knee pain and I was always tired. So after a couple of years of not feeling good, I was tired of my back hurting and was recently diagnosed as being pre-diabetic, I decided it was time to make a change.

A friend of mine told me about gastric bypass and I had already thought about it, but I really didn’t have that push to do it just yet. But one day it hit me I need to make a change now! I wanted to do more. I wanted to be able to live a full life, participate in family activities such as bike riding sports, etc. I want to be able to go upstairs without being winded. I didn’t want to be in chronic pain when I got older due to weight related issues. I just wanted more for my future.

So one day I just decided to go to a weight loss seminar at Mobile Infirmary and I listened to Dr. Hannons’ seminar and watched the Powerpoints and I even talked to him for a few minutes afterwards and from that point I knew this was for me. I felt like I was listened to that he truly cared that his group would care for me! I then called and made an appointment and I met with Dr. Dusty Smith and she was just absolutely amazing. Just as with Dr. Hannon I felt listened to, I felt like she cared about my future and what was best for me. She answered every question I had. The staff that works with her also helped me out with any questions. They helped me with every step I needed to do to make my dream a reality! Once at all the paperwork and everything was taken care of and insurance was taken care of everything sped up from there. I submitted my paperwork and scheduled surgery.

I feel like my surgery went extremely well. I had very little post-op pain not any more than I would expect. I went home. I came back for check-ups everything was wonderful! I feel like the surgery really helped me with so much. I have more confidence in myself I have the self esteem i never had before. I want to do more, I want to exercise, I want to be healthy. I can do so much more than I could before surgery my life has changed a hundred times for the better! If I had it to do all over again I would totally do it it was the best decision I made for me! Thank you so much Surgical Association of Mobile!

Wendy – Weight Loss Surgery Patient

I feel better at 52 than I did at 22

Wendy has lost 103 lbs. and counting!!

I have been overweight all of my life. I was approaching my 50th Birthday and I was determined that I was not going to be this big for the rest of my life. I saw Dr. Weinstein for a different problem and we discussed weight loss surgery. After numerous tests he said I was a perfect candidate. I never had a doubt that this was what I wanted to do, so when I got the approval from my insurance company, there was no stopping me. We set the date, I had the surgery, and it was the best decision I could have made. I lost a total of 100lbs. I no longer crave the foods that I use to. I work on the 4th floor at my job and I use the stairs everyday. I feel better at 52 than I did at 22. If you are thinking about surgery, don’t hesitate, you will not regret it!!!

 

Theresa – Gastric Bypass Surgery Patient

I haven’t looked back

Theresa has lost 118 lbs. and counting!!

I have struggled with my weight for most of my life. I decided one day to go see Dr. Lane! I had to attend a seminar. I got Caroline to get my surgery approved. I haven’t looked back. I had my surgery on 03/06/17 and I feel great. I have a great support system.

I could not have asked for a better doctor and the whole staff is awesome from the front desk, the medical assistants, Caroline, Jill, and Dr. Lane. I have recommended several people to him.

I love my new tool.

Stephanie – Gastric Sleeve Patient

would it again

Stephanie has lost 111 lbs. and counting!!

My brother was my motivation to get this done to. He had his done about 2 years before mine. I had the Gastric Sleeve on Feb. 10, 2017. Dr. Forrest Ringold is my Dr. My insurance wouldn’t pay for it so we had to pay out of pocket and I would do it again to.

Back in mid October I decided to get back into Taekwondo again. I’ll be aiming for my Junior Black Belt later on this year. Without this surgery I don’t think I can do a lot of the kicks, stretches etc without the surgery.

 


 

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