Penny Alligood

Well here goes … Not sure if I am doing this right but here is me in a nut shell… long probably boring read ahead…LOL I was born in Florida to Herb & Carol Nichols and yeah my name was Penny Nichols. My mom has always told the story of […]

Shelly Christianson

  My weight-loss story! Hello my name is Shelly. I live in Austin, MN. I have 3 kids twins that are 14 (Faith &Dillin) and my last one is going to be 13 in December (Jasmine). I have been with my husband for 20 years, married for 17 years. I’m […]

Mason Weiner

So here’s my weight loss story. I love to share because I feel if I can help inspire one person to better themselves, then this has all been worth it. My name is Mason and I feel like my story starts out like most everyone else. I like to joke […]

Erica Fortes

My journey first started in 2008 I went to my first seminar I was 325 pounds. I was so excited I was finally going to lose weight, well my addiction to food won, I didn’t go through with it. I was dependent on food, it made me happy when I […]

Elizabeth Romero

Hello my name is Elizabeth Romero and I am 23 years old. My 1 year anniversary just passed on Sept. 26th. I got the gastric bypass RNY surgery and could not be happier with my tool! I started this journey after struggling with my weight for so long and my […]

Kathy Henry

I’ve been overweight my entire life. Diets? I’ve tried them all. On July 2013, I broke my back. I under went a L5-S1 fusion, while in surgery the paddle blade broke and Dr couldn’t retrieve it without potentially paralyzing me. I still carry around the blade just inches from my […]

Elaine “Laney” Key

My story starts at about age 9 when I hit puberty and my brother in law touched me inappropriately..from there at age 12 my other brother in law touched me inappropriately many times..My Mom married his Dad. Later he became abusive to my mom plus I figured out he was […]

Abbey Carter

Hiya so here’s my story 2 years ago I was on 40 pain killers a day and crutches to walk any distance! My disks in the bottom of my spine were degenerating at a drastic rate and my spinal consultant said I needed to lose between 6-7 st (38 -44kg […]

Sheri Linsky

May of 2015 I was having chest pain and heart palpitations and had been having them consistently for about 6 months at that point. I pretty much knew I was in aFib and ignored it mostly because I was scared and I knew the answer would be ‘Oh well, you’re […]

Harl Davidson

  Jump in, sit down, BUCKLE UP! The story of my life and BWL surgery get pretty bumpy at times! Hoping to encourage, inspire, and give hope to all, that seek this journey, to a healthier you, and better quality of life! Here goes! I’ve always battled the bulge, on […]

“Momma” Dee Godair

  I have been overweight my whole life…I can remember as early as the age of 10 being put on a diet because I was getting too big!! Going to visit my grandma in another state and she put me on a special diet while all the other grandkids got […]

Margaret Nuspliger Mueller

“A Sister, A friend, and one of the sweetest, kindest people you will ever meet” — Cassandra Crawford I found this family after surgery, and have never felt so at home with complete strangers. A little about myself. I have ALWAYS been fat. I started gaining weight at around 5 […]