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Weight Loss Struggle


Hinton, AB

I did a lot of research into the lap band and Dr. Ortiz. He came highly recommended and he had great pricing.

I have struggled with my weight most of my life. My weight would fluctuate depending on what was happening in my life. I used food as comfort. At my highest weight I was between 260 and 270 pounds. I was tired and incredibly unhappy. I had a friend approach me about the lap band so I started to do some research. In March of 2012 I had Dr. Ortiz put a lap band around my stomach. It was the best decision I’ve ever made. To date I’m down between 110 and 120 pounds. I’m more active. I’m comfortable in my own skin now and even wear a bikini. I can go shopping and not have to worry about sizes. I’m so very happy with my band and especially for choosing Dr. Ortiz.