Hello! My name is Deborah Coker. I began my journey on February 9, 2009 weighing in at 349 pounds.
As you can tell by the look on my face I was not happy. I knew I had to have the Lap-band to save my life! I received my lap-band on February 26th (now my 2nd birthday) and my life was changed for the better. I have discovered that there will be ups and downs on this journey but that’s ok. Life happens. [Read more]
Choosing the Lap band was not a difficult decision to make when you have been struggling with weight your entire life. My highest weight was 409 pounds!! Over the years I have lost weight with Weight Watchers but slowly regained. I felt frustrated and disappointed. Talking with friends that have previously had the lap band […]
Wow…What a Journey! When I first started I was 308 lbs. One year later I had gotten down to 245lbs. Having the Lap band surgery was the best decision I’ve made in a long time. Sometimes it gets kind of hard learning to do things that Dr. Bagnato and stuff teach you. It is WORTH […]
I wish I could say that my main reason for wanting the lap band surgery was to preserve my health. Although that is one of the reasons, my main reason was to see myself as my sweet husband sees me; beautiful and sexy. I have always been overweight. You know, the biggest one in my […]