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Transcript: New clothes after surgery 

One of the things that I kind of gained the most and it's kind of an odd thing that I gained out of it was that I was never really, I didn't care about fashion. You know, you wear what you wear. I found that once I was able to get out of 54 pants, when I was able to get out of 4X shirts, guess what, at 34 and large shirts, there's a selection. You don't look like you know you're just putting stuff over you just to hide what you've got. You can actually be comfortable in clothes and there's more available. I can shop like everybody else can now. I don't have to get that shirt that's you know 4X/5X large.