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Why I Had LapBand Surgery and How it Has Changed My Life

Virginia Avery: I have been overweight since I was ten years old. I have done every diet going and would lose then gain what I lost and more. I was getting bigger and bigger. Then my beautiful grandson Jacob was born and my husband and I realized we wanted to be around for him and be able to do things with him. So we looked into LapBand and started our journey to a new, happier, healthy life.

I have more energy, I feel better about myself, and I think I am a happier more confident person. I had my surgery on November 10, 2008 and since my journey began in July of 2008 I have lost 86 lbs.


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