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Renee said she could sit—but couldn't turn over. "My skin is very fragile," she said. "I have areas that actually leak weep fluid. I've never seen them myself; I just know they're there."
Then, Renee's doctors delivered a startling message—if she didn't lose weight, she would not live to see her 30th birthday. Renee decided it was time to undergo gastric bypass surgery. "I have two daughters, and I just want to be here to see them graduate from high school and college and get married," she said. "I want my life back for me. I want my life back for my daughters."