8/2009 - started investigating gastric bypass - weight: 289
4/15/2010 - scheduled for gastric bypass, but cancelled
12/2010 - started investigating lap band
3/16/2011 - called new doctor, to consider VSG, tired of being treated like a child at previous practice.
10/2011 - committed to gastric bypass, and comfortable with it. Losing weight to shrink liver - weight: 274
11/15/2011 - surgery date - weight: 259
approximately 11/2013 - second total knee replacement
2/2017 - small stroke