Michelle's Story - Gastric Bypass

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patient Story
October 18, 2016
By uclahealth
1 min read

Surgery: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass - Total Lost: 210 pounds*

*Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read disclaimer | More patient stories

"Before my RNY on 10/22/12 I was killing myself with food. After surgery I am a whole new person." —Michelle

I act, walk and talk differently. I am finally feeling the way I was meant to feel. I have participated in 5k, 10k, half marathons and did the whole 26.2 LA marathon. I am able to walk, dance, work and etc without needing to sit down every few minutes.

This surgery and the support from Dr. Erik Dutson at UCLA and the staff allowed/helped me to be successful. Weight loss surgery is not a diet it is a whole new life! I embrace every single day with a new blessed attitude.

As I am truly blessed! I am not perfect but perfectly me! Thank you Dr. Dutson!!

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Michelle Before
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Michelle After

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Michelle's Story - Before and After Gastric Bypass Surgery
Michelle's Story - Before and After Gastric Bypass Surgery
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