PATIENT OF THE WEEK *Lynn Pepper*

Pepper posotp

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Many patients want to hear from other patients. One way of achieving this is to highlight patients in our new ‘Patient of the Week’ blog. Time allowing we will ask many of you to share with fellow patients some of your keys to success.

Congratulations Lynn! You are doing great and you are the ‘patient of the week’!

Club New You (CNY) Are you happy that you had bariatric surgery?
LP “I am thrilled! This was the best decision I have ever made.”

CNY Would you recommend this to your friends and family?
LP “Absolutely! I am trying to get my mom to sign up. I recommend it to everyone.”

CNY Have you told your friends that you have had surgery and what do they think about it?
LP “Yes my friends all know. They have been very supportive and are amazed at the transformation.”

CNY Which procedure did you choose to have and why?
LP “The Lap Band. I wasn’t comfortable with ‘re-routing’ my anatomy.”

CNY What is the hardest lifestyle change that you have had to deal with?
LP “Not drinking with meals.”

CNY Are there any foods that you have trouble eating?
LP “Bread sometimes if it is soft. Crackers are fine.”

CNY What foods, if any, do you miss eating?
LP “None!”

CNY What types of activities do you do for your exercise?
LP “Walking, swimming, and jogging”.

CNY Any words of wisdom for our present patients or for people thinking about surgery?
LP “Research whichever procedure you are interested in, know all you can. Make sure you are mentally committed to following Dr Woodman’s instructions – he knows what he is talking about. Then go for it!”

CNY Thanks Lynn! Keep up the good work!

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