The couple met 11 years in the past at a weight-loss clinic and weren’t capable of have intercourse in any respect throughout their relationship as a result of their weight. But the couple turned even stronger on their journey.
“Our relationship has definitely improved. We can do stuff for ourselves more and don’t have to rely as much on others,” Lee advised Newsweek, including that they plan to get married ultimately. “We will be together until death do us part!”
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On the present, Lee received assist from bariatric surgeon Younan Nowzaradan, M.D., who pushed him to maintain making progress. At one level on the present, Lee had solely misplaced 9 kilos and advised the physician that he was retaining water and was nervous about being malnourished. “Do you look like you’re malnourished?” Nowzaradan replied. “You’re overeating, and whatever you’re overeating you’re throwing up. It means the surgery is working to hold you back when you make bad choices, and it’s the only reason that you didn’t gain 100 pounds these last two months.” (Kick-start your new, wholesome routine with Women’s Health’s 12-Week Total-Body Transformation!)
The physician additionally advised Lee that he’s been given a software to assist change his life. “Now that you’ve had the surgery, the physical drive to eat is gone. So you have to deal with what is driving you to eat,” he stated. “That’s the hard part and you don’t want to do it. And you’re running from it and self-destructing.”
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Lee tells Newsweek that issues are higher now. He’s even capable of stroll and drive, which he wasn’t capable of do prior to now. He additionally went on Facebook and thanked individuals for his or her help. “Me and Rena are better people now,” he stated.