PATIENT OF THE WEEK Terri Collins
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?
Terri Collins (TC) “Yes, very happy. No regrets whatsoever!”
CNY Would you recommend this to your friends and family?
TC “Yes I would. I have recommended it to several of my friends.”
CNY Have you told your friends that you have had surgery and what do they think about it?
TC “Yes I told all of my friends. Most of them were just as excited as I was”.
CNY Which procedure did you choose to have and why?
TC “Lap Band”
CNY What is the hardest lifestyle change that you have had to deal with?
TC “Giving up bread and cokes. Exercising regularly.”
CNY Are there any foods that you have trouble eating?
TC “Bread, steak, and lettuce.”
CNY What foods, if any, do you miss eating?
TC “Fried chicken, bread, and cake”.
CNY What types of activities do you do for your exercise?
TC “Walking. I just started doing Zumba and I love it!”
CNY Any words of wisdom for our present patients or for people thinking about surgery?
TC “If you are ready to make a change in your life, this is it! If you follow the advice that Dr Woodman gives you, you will do fine, but you have to be ready.”
CNY Thanks Terri! Keep up the good work!