Our Patients: Meet Susan

Meet Susan.

This is Susan before she had bariatric surgery with Dr Ponce in 2006. She says: “Other then getting healthy I wanted to be able to get on my horse with out my husband boosting me up there, building me a set of steps, or holding the stirrup on the other side so I would not pull my horse over on me. At the time I had the band my boys were Jr. Rodeoing and I wanted to be able to travel and ride with them without them being embarrassed.”

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Susan lost 97.5 pounds. “Dr Ponce is a wonderful man. I love him dearly, he has changed my life so much.  Now I’m able to saddle my own horse, get on, and ride with my boys wherever they want to go!”

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“Dr. Ponce saved my life, my migraines have decreased, my cholesterol is way down from what it was and I don’t feel like I am carrying boulders around on my chest.

I eat healthier. I have not had a Pepsi in 7 yrs and I was a die hard Pepsi addict. I recommend the band to all my friends and my best friend had it done and she has grand children and is so much healthier and happier.”

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My best advice to anyone having lapband done is to keep a photo diary. To see how far you have come on this amazing journey. I hold a special place in my heart for Chattanooga Bariatrics!

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