Cody Bloemker - Bariatric Surgery - Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Lost 192 lbs.; dropping from 317 lbs. to 125 lbs.
Cody Bloemker lost 192 lbs. after having Gastric Bypass RNY. Prior to surgery she had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, GERD, IBSD. She also had migraines, back pain, shortness of breath and depression. She decided to have bariatric surgery because she was tired of being depressed embarrassed and miserable. Cody said, "I felt invisible and I knew my health was a serious risk. I did not want to die young."
After surgery, she is running marathons and hiked 12 miles into the Superstition Mountains. Her health is improved and she no longer takes multiple medications. Cody said, "I can look in the mirror and actually LOVE myself. I like what I see and I know I can maintain my current weight and be a success story. If you follow the guidelines and do not give up, you WILL succeed."