Kathy received Lap-Band surgery from Altru’s Bariatric Center of Grand Forks in 2010. Before surgery, Kathy struggled through diets and was subject to a number of health problems, including sleep apnea, high blood pressure and knee pain, among others. Kathy knew that she needed to do something.
After surgery, Kathy goes through her daily routine with extra energy and a smile. She did not lose hope, and neither should you.
Tie your shoes. Get dressed. Walk across the room. Go to the bathroom by yourself. Get in a vehicle.
For most people, these are everyday events. At 410 pounds at the age of 52, these things were a struggle for Jerry.
"I was big," said Jerry. "Four hundred ten pounds is huge."
His outlook on life changed drastically thanks to Altru's Bariatric Center and his commitment to his new lifestyle. Jerry's weight loss journey continues. Hear his words of inspiration.
What was your moment?
What if your experience created a life changing moment for another individual? If you are willing to share your weight loss journey with others like Kathy, or maybe just a piece or your journey in an anonymous quote, please contact Janet Schreier at (701) 780-6729 or firstname.lastname@example.org