When Doctors Told John Compton He Was Too Heavy For A Life-Saving Procedure, He Lost More Than 300 Pounds

January 26, 2015 1:07 PM

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When Doctors Told John Compton He Was Too Heavy For A Life-Saving Procedure, He Lost More Than 300 Pounds

How I Gained It: I ate anything and everything. Nutritional values or portion control were never things I thought about. I could eat two-thirds of a large pizza or a pint of ice cream in one sitting. But 2004 was really the year it spiraled out of control for me. I was going through numerous personal problems, and I turned to food as a way to cope with my emotions. With a steady diet of junk food and increased lack of exercise, it was easy to put on the pounds.

Breaking Point: In September 2011 I went to the doctor for a routine checkup and found out that I tipped the scale at around 487 pounds. I was then admitted to the hospital and diagnosed with atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter. They recommended a procedure to correct these problems, but they cou...

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