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Patient Of The Month Archives - Garden State Bariatrics
I’ve struggled with weight gain for the past 10 years. I had always been thin, but around age 26, poor eating habits and my love of food caused me to really pack on the pounds.
All of my life words like husky, big boned and fat were used to describe me. I remember being in the pediatrician’s office and hearing the words morbidly obese.
My life was eating food. And lots of it. My grandmother, mom and wife are all fantastic cooks. I couldn’t pass up a hot dog truck if I tried.
If I had to do it all over again, I would do it in a heartbeat!
Looking back over the last year, my weight loss journey has probably been one of the most rewarding and yet difficult transitions in my life.
My Journey began after I had my 3rd child. I would lose weight and gain it back all the time. I gained 60lbs when I was pregnant and could not lose it. I have yo-yoed dieted for 30 years. I...
On April 11, 2016, I made one of the best decisions of my life. After 3 kids and years of obesity, my weight soared to 290 lbs. After losing 100 lbs. on my own
My whole life I have been overweight and simply went about each day existing. I knew I relied on food to comfort me and the number on the scale to define how I felt about myself.
Following years of emotional eating, both happy and sad, and numerous attempts at weight loss, I decided that I wanted to be able to enjoy my life.
Let me start of by saying the best decision in my life has been having Weight Loss Surgery with GSBWC!! I have struggled with my weight my entire life...
Lucy DelGuadio - More than a year ago, I decided to change my life. Years of living dependent on depression and anxiety medication took a major toll on my health.
On July 30th, 2017 I weighed 432 lbs. I was on blood pressure medicine, diuretics, cholesterol medicine, asthma medicine, and two types of diabetes medication.
I have battled weight my whole life. I would manage to lose, then gain it back, plus some. It was a constant roller coaster. I have always been a very positive, upbeat person, who takes whatever life throws at you.
Hi I'm Heather Oset. I had the Loop Duodenal switch on January 18, 2017. I was 356 lbs with hypertension, sleep apnea, sciatica/back pain problems
I remember Dr. B saying, “Andy, from this point forward, this will be the last time you ever feel this much weight.” Surgery was the best decision of my life.
KRISTEN PHILLIPS - September of 2016 was such a huge life change for me. I struggled with my weight most of my adult life.
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November 2017 - Patient of the Month... Alicia - October 26, 2016 is what I call my New BIRTHDAY!
October 26th 2016 will forever be the day that changed my life dramatically and for the best! After years of dieting, exercising, weight loss programs
I guess you can say that I am an OG of gastric bypass surgery. I had my surgery on April 12, 2006 and never looked back.
Myself (Deanna) and my mother (Gina) have been struggling to lose weight for years.
Growing up, I had a hard time losing weight on my own. I had no confidence, I was bullied, I was shut out, I was depressed, and every day was a struggle.
Thank you so much on my new lease on life. I never thought in a million years that I would be under 200 pounds.
On January 20, 2016 i embarked on a life changing journey. After years of struggling with my weight, i decided to have gastric sleeve surgery.
Without Dr. Y and the wonderful staff I wouldnâ€™t be where I am today. For the first time in many years I can actually look at myself in the mirror...
Let me start by saying that my decision to have weight loss surgery with GSBWC was the best one Iâ€™ve ever made!
I made the decision to have weight loss surgery. I had a sleeve gastrectomy on 11/11/2015 and took charge of my health and my weight.
For a very long time I struggled with weight, excess weight. I often tried all kinds of weight loss programs and would get limited results but never permanent
Getting up the courage for the initial appointment was the hardest part. That morning, I wanted to cancel but knew I had to go. I
In April 2015, I came to Dr. Bilof as a 5â€™10â€, 269 pound man. I was on medication for high blood pressure and cholesterol and my primary physician told me...
Let me start off by saying I am a true believer that there are no coincidences in life â€“ thereâ€™s only synchronicity and everything happens for a reason.
A big thank you to Dr. Bilof and his staff!! Letâ€™s start at the beginning. I had a doctorâ€™s appointment in April of 2014.
I am a new person thanks to making an innocent phone call the summer of 2014 To Deborah Hospital after seeing an advertisement online when turning on the radio.
Initially, I had only thought about going for stomach surgery. I decided to attend Dr. Bilofâ€™s presentation on the different types of surgeries available.
Just wanted to send this your way. Thanks to the wonderful staff and the amazing Dr. Bilof for changing my life, boosting my health and self confidence.
Hello, everyone! My name is Heather Steinberg, Iâ€™m 30-years-old and from Woodbridge, New Jersey.
My name is Jeanmarie DeBiase and I am 54 years old. After the loss of my husband, a first responder of 9-11, my life took a drastic turn.
Weâ€™re the Raffaele Family. We never imagined weâ€™d be picked to be the first Family of the Month!
My name is Dawn Chokov and I am 40 years old. I had the Duodenal Switch on August 25, 2014 and have since lost 164 lbs and I am not done losing yet!
I have, health, happiness, confidenceâ€¦thanks to Dr Bilof and the amazing staff he has working with him!
My name is Tammy Greiss and I am honored to be patient of the month! My struggles with my weight began when I was just a child.
Before seeing Dr. Yurcisin, I was battling my weight at almost 400 pounds. I decided to have the Gastric Bypass on October 7, 2013.
I had my surgery in April of 2007. I weighed 445 pounds and am now 165 pounds. I have lost 275 pounds and feel wonderful.
My name is Bryson Jenkins IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m 28 years old ,a recent weight loss surgery patient and IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve lost over 250 pounds.
My decision to have this surgery was based on my familyâ€™s health history of diabetes as well as high cholesterol and the road that I saw myself on.