Total Weight Lost: 92 pounds
Program: Surgical Weight Loss
I had RNY on November 29, 2016. My journey started with a wellness incentive from my job that included money. I went to the doctor for my physical and found out that I had some issues that I needed to deal with. I had always been the bigger girl, but my weight was spiraling out of control. I reached 316 pounds and was certainly not proud of it – it was the heaviest I had ever been. I also found out that I was becoming pre-diabetic and my blood pressure was elevated.
In several conversations with my doctor, she suggested weight loss through dieting or I could take medicine. I did not want to take medicine, so she suggested I attended a seminar with Dr. Waked and see what they had to offer. Immediately, I was hooked! Finally, something I would be good at to lose the weight and become a healthier me. During the process, I had many ups and downs which included being able to lose weight on my own, but also falling into my old food traps of soda and fast food. Without the support of Dr. Waked’s office and support of my family and friends, I would have never been able to be as successful! In this whole process, I have surrounded myself with positivity and with supportive people which I think has played a large part in my success. Currently, I am 3 months out from surgery and I have never felt better! I have more energy, my moods are better, and overall, I have more confidence in myself.
If I can give anyone a piece of advice, it would be to follow the guidelines and rules because this process works! Dr. Waked’s office and staff have given me the tools to be successful and to improve my life overall. I would also recommend attending the support group sessions; not only do you gain knowledge, but you gain friendships. I highly recommend Dr. Waked’s office and the amazing staff to anyone considering trying to lose weight and become a healthier version of themselves.