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How having Gastric Bypass made me a better doula

Four years ago today, I was heading to the hospital for my weight loss surgery. I was 21, a senior in college, and taking half a semester off to, hopefully, change my life. 
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Now, I know that some people might thing: Eeek! 21 is really young to have such major surgery. But make no mistake about it - I was FAT......and not like "Oh, I'm the chubby friend" fat; I was the “I'm not even 5'3" and I weigh over 340 lbs.” fat. 

Between doula work and nursing clinicals, my body ached and I had had enough.
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