"Power Couple" Loses a Combined 120 Pounds!
Updated: Sep 3, 2020
Age: 44 Age: 47
Height: 5’4” Height: 5'9"
Starting Weight: 258 lbs. Weight: 230 lbs.
Surgery: Gastric sleeve Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Date:8/13/18 Surgery Date: 8/27/18
Current Weight 177lbs. Current Weight: 162lbs.
Total Weight Lost: 81lbs. Total Weight Lost: 68lbs.
As our saying goes: “the couples who lose weight together, stay together.”
This is true for patients Yolanda and Antonio, who have been together for over twenty years!
Although Yolanda was thin when she met Antonio in 1987, life presented challenges which served as the cause for her weight gain. When Yolanda was 39, she got pregnant for a second time, and sadly suffered a miscarriage. Yolanda became depressed: she stopped eating well and being active by doing exercise classes such as Zumba. Yolanda also had her gallbladder removed, which also caused her weight to skyrocket.
For almost 20 years, Yolanda yo-yo dieted with no success. “I was on a diet longer than I wasn’t,” Yolanda explained of her lifestyle. She tried everything including: HCG shots, the 10-day lemonade diet, Atkin’s diet, Weight Watchers, and Jenny Craig. As a resul