Meet our 2018 Orbera Challenge 10K Recipient – Susie Rogers
Meet our 2018 Orbera Challenge 10K Recipient, Susie Rogers! To date, Susie has lost 93 lbs. with Orbera. This is her story…
“Obera has turned my life around. My story started off just like so many ladies out there. I turned 50, started gaining weight, got divorced, and then depression set in. I gained so much weight that I couldn’t exercise because it would trigger my asthma. I couldn’t walk up a flight of stairs without having to stop and catch my breath. My blood pressure was out of control and I was on medication for depression. My life was spiraling downward and I had to take action.
My family physician recommended gastric bypass but I didn’t want to go that route. It was too invasive for me with too long of a downtime. Being responsible for my own bills, I couldn’t afford to be out of work for any period of time so I started researching other weight loss procedures and discovered Orbera. Within a week or so, I went in for my consultation and for my 52nd birthday gift to myself, I decided to I invest in me. It was the best choice I have ever made.
5 1/2 months later, I am down 93 lbs. I’ve gone from a size 18 in pants to a 6 and from a 3xl top to a medium. I no longer need to take medication for blood pressure or for depression. I go to the gym and workout at least three times a week and when not there I walk a few miles a day. 5 months later and it’s a far cry from not being able to walk up the steps. I have found a new level of confidence I never thought I could possess.
I never knew when I started this journey just how transforming this would be not only for my body but for my soul. Orbera changed my life.”