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Lapband surgery due to Pituatry Gland imbalancement

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$12 of $30,000 goal
Given by 3 generous donors in 27 days

Help me stop being the fat kid that loves pies.

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  Auckland

whats the haps!!

Well being overweight teen is the highlight in todays headlines.

Obesity rates in New Zealand due to poverty rah rah rah.

Well my story has a little bit of everything in it.

I was diagnosed as a childhood obesity as early as 14 weighing in a 85kg 6 foot in height.

As a only child of a hard-working single mother she was totally broken. Being Maori she expressed love through Kai. Happy bellys and warm bed!!

According to the doctor I was insulin ressistance and needed to be medicated and diet controlled. (only later diagnosis found otherwise)

The next 4 years bought a love of healthy food and excersize in order to combat my disease.

The weight stopped gaining in the first year and the medication(metformin) reduced..

The second year I gained another 25kgs yet my diet remained in place and my physical movememt was still enjoyable i was keeping active.

The third year i hit 17years old!!! Im a male and i got lazy! I decided to complete my year at high school and get my licence.

I needed a job.

I needed motivation.... i slacked and gained weight.

In Dec 2019 I return to my GP and ask whats wrong with me Doc.... Im Tall Hairy and overweight!!!!

Skip to today 10/3/2020. I have a pituary and thyroid gland problem. Hormone related due to my pituatry gland producing to many of the wrong hormones.

So here i am overweight, tall, hairy and medicated and unhappy. I asked the doc will lapband surgery help combat all the diseases associated with my sickness?? He seems to believe it will have benefits.... and then i asked do i qualify for MOH funding... No... fat chance right hahaha

Doc says $25.000.00 and 6 months of dieting.

So here I am asking everyone to give me a fighting chance at not being the fat kid who loves pies.

cheers and thankyou

fat kid loves pies

Use of funds

Lapband surgery to combat teen/young adult obesity and help the treatment of Pituatary Gland hormone production


Latest update

Stop being a fatkidthatlovespies   11 March 2020

Posted by: kahu walker

Since this is a start point on my journey and I hope to keep all donors in the loop.

Current weight 136kgs

Currrent height 6 foot 3

Current BMI dr says obese at 37.5

Doctor requires 15kgs or more pre-op weight loss target.

Have a dietician and a low impact fitness programme begins 16 march.

Six months to go.

thankyou very much for your support and kindness.

Fatkidlovespies.

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