PATIENT OF THE WEEK Mary Guynn
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.
Club New You (CNY) Are you happy that you had bariatric surgery?
MG Best decision I ever made!
CNY Would you recommend this to your friends and family?
MG Absolutely and have
CNY Have you told your friends that you have had surgery and what do they think about it?
MG Yes and most have a positive response and are supportive.
CNY Which procedure did you choose to have and why?
MG I chose the gastric sleeve as I thought it was the best choice for me at my age after much research.
CNY What is the hardest lifestyle change that you have had to deal with?
MG Giving up diet soda!
CNY Are there any foods that you have trouble eating?
CNY What foods, if any, do you miss eating?
MG I miss ice cream but now I just freeze my nonfat yogurt and use it for ice cream replacement.
CNY What types of activities do you do for your exercise?
MG Treadmill and walking
CNY Any words of wisdom for our present patients or for people thinking about surgery?
MG This is a life-changing experience. But realize it is only a tool to help with your journey and you are still responsible for the changes you make and your success. Dr. Woodman’s office staff and Dr. Woodman will give all the support you need.
CNY Thanks Mary! Keep up the good work!