I have always been a big boy. As long as I can remember I had struggled with my weight, but always had a goal—a dream to be at a healthy weight. As I got older and after many failed attempts to lose weight, my dream seemed to become just that, a dream. My knees were aching, my breathing was labored, my sleep patterns were horrible and my overall health was not doing well. My confidence, self-worth and self-love was almost non-existent, from a young age I would always be made fun of due to my weight.
One night I was looking at myself in the mirror sadden by what I saw, sadden that I have gotten so far off from where I wanted to be at the age of 29. I knew that I needed help to be able to reach my goal and to become the person I knew I was on the inside. To have my inner beauty reflected on the outside. I made the decision to reach out to Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians (RMAP) to start my goal, and now my happiness is apparent to everyone. My co-workers, friends and family have commented on my countenance and its change. They haven’t seen me so happy before, and I can honestly say that I’m happy with my decision to have weight loss surgery.
I have been able to make a life-long change that will ensure that I have a healthy long life. I continue to take the motivation that I got from this journey and allowing it to motivate me, in school, work and my social life.
Read more patient stories here.
Interested in learning more about weight loss surgery? Learn more information here.
If you would like to share your weight loss surgery story with others and on other social media outlets, contact Jessica at Jessica@rmapinc.com.
Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians
1160 East 3900 South, Suite 4100
SLC, UT 84124