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Terry’s 75lb Weight Loss

before and after photo of weight loss patient, Terry who lost 75 pounds

I have struggled with weight issues for a most my life. It wasn’t until my last few years of high school and early college that I realized it starting to be a bigger issue. In my head I was always able to tell myself that I was fine and that I didn’t need to do anything about it. Then I was told I had high blood pressure, again I wasn’t as nervous because it runs in my family, so I told myself it wasn’t due to being overweight, it’s in my genes. But it wasn’t until I started hearing that if I continued down this destructive path I would end up with a lot more problems and could potentially not live as long as my friends. I woke up and realized that I’m 22 years old and I need a change, I didn’t want to live this life any longer. I was afraid to have pictures taken of me because I never liked the way they looked. I was always shy in social situations because I didn’t feel confident in how I looked.

So I decided it was time for a change. I was told about medical weight loss by my father. He had a client who had done the program and said it was well done and produced results. So I decided to give it a try. I started in early July and told myself I would give it my all until I got back to college. By the time late August rolled around I had lost about 45 to 50 pounds and I was amazed. All my health issues were gone; I was in normal health and never felt better. I started working out and was able to run for miles without feeling like I was going to die. I felt confident and it showed in social situations and it most definitely made my last semester at college significantly better. I have currently lost somewhere in the ball park of 75 pounds and only have about 25 more to go until I’m done. I couldn’t be any happier. I went from a size 3x at my biggest to XL and in some cases Large. In pants I went down almost 4 sizes and am now wearing clothes I had only dreamed about being able to wear one day. The best part is in some cases they’re too big and I need to buy them smaller.

Finally I would say that if you have any thought on losing weight, try this program out. These people know what they are doing and it works. Believe me I was skeptical at first but I gave it a shot and put in the work and it more than paid off. When I look back at it now, losing 75 pounds initially seemed like climbing Mount Everest, now it seems like it was only a bunny hill.

Thanks again for helping me get my life back on track!

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  1. Tracy

    Terry you are the one that we should be thanking you. You are the true meaning the self dedication. Being the age you are and the college environment you were in, was a challenge all on its own. You beat the odds with extreme success! Again total dedication. As you are an inspiration to all of at the office. Best days of the week are the ones when we see your name on the schedule!! Keep up the great work. Although today it has felt like a bunny hill, to others it very well may be Mount Everest with the same outlook you had that first day.. LOOK AT YOU NOW!! KEEP GOING TERRY… its all about YOU!!!

  2. Lisa

    Hey Terry, I just got back on the Doc Wendy bandwagon, and I wanted to tell you that you are an inspiration! Great job, and keep it up!! It’s a lifestyle, right? Best of luck to you!

    Lisa 🙂

  3. Sam

    CONGRATS Terry! You’ve grown into a more confident person and you have continued to flourish. You make us proud here at Medical Weight Loss! Keep up the great work 🙂

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