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Getting SKINny-Skin Removal Surgery

$4,550 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 118 people in 3 months
My name is Kayla, I am 5’2 and I used to be 280lbs. My whole life I was overweight and unhealthy. I used to drink a lot of alcohol and smoke cigarettes regularly and the idea of working out made me cringe.

I started my weight loss journey a few years ago when I explored the idea of getting  gastric bypass surgery. Although I qualified for the surgery, I decided I wanted to try to do it on my own through diet and exercise.

As you can imagine, I started off slow. I started to change the foods I ate and walking for 10-20 minutes on the treadmill a few times a week. Even this activity would cause me to be short of breath, but everyday I saw improvement.

As working out became part of my routine, I began to wake up at 5am to go to the gym, just so I could fit it in my schedule.  I began to dedicate my whole life and my daily decisions to staying healthy and inspiring others to do the same.

After all of the struggling and determination, I am finally at my goal weight. I only have one hurdle left, and that is to get skin removal surgery. I had hoped I could continue working out and I wouldn’t need the surgery, but after consulting with some physicians, this is the last thing I need to do.

I am determined to reach this goal as I have gone too far to give up now. I’ve picked up extra jobs for when I’m not in my day job or in night classes. I am saving as much money as I can on my own.

I am asking that if you are inspired by my story and would like to be a part of my journey, please help me raise the money I need to complete my goal.

Every little bit will make a difference.

Thank You!
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Looking at dates to schedule the surgery! Let’s see if I can reach the final goal of $10,000
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I have officially lost 1/2 the person I was. I started out at 280lbs and I am currently 140lbs and feeling amazing!
I’ve lost 1/2 of me
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