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My NEW Life, Thanks to Lap Band - Atlanta, GA

As I was approaching my 40th birthday I knew, deep...

As I was approaching my 40th birthday I knew, deep in my soul that I needed to make some changes in my life. Life was passing me by... I was sitting on the sofa wishing, hoping and dreaming instead of taking action.

I was 325lbs and miserable with my life. I saw an ad for a local bariatric clinic and went to a Lap Band seminar. I knew it was for me! After 4.5 months of insurance hurdles, I had my surgery. Since then, my life has changed so much. I started following a passion and dream of becoming and actor. It's still a scary journey and I have my hurdles and challenges, but I have this little device inside me to keep me in check. I'm down 110lbs since 2009!

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The hardest thing about my journey has been...

The hardest thing about my journey has been overcoming emotional hunger, and really eating when hungry. I've always been an emotional eater. I am thankful that part of my insurance approval process was counseling which made me realize I was an emotional eater. Even though I am several years out from my surgery date of 2009, I still have to think "Am I hungry, or am I EMO-EATING". Now I know how to identify the signs and stop it.


Hey there!!! I'm from Toccoa Ga and was thinking about doing this. I look in the mirror and just feel disgusted and start crying because of what I look like.... Can you please tell me the place that you went to.
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Surely, yes it was $450... out of pocket costs to me. My insurance covered almost all of my surgery as well as my after care.
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Surely not $450.00?

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Christopher Hart

He was awesome! Very to the point and real with me and my expectations.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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