Shawn Depew

Here’s my story. Sorry if it’s too long, but I hope you read it anyways.  I’m not sure if I was ever a normal size kid, all I have ever known is being bigger than everyone else. In elementary school, I was the chubby kid who ate a lot. I […]

Dimarys

Here is my story My name is Dimarys, I was born and raised in Puerto Rico but I’m actually living in Philadelphia, PA. Mother of 6 girls. As a child I was never overweight. My weight problem started after my 3rd pregnancy, I thought that as soon as I had […]

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 […]

“Momma” Sherri Scarborough

I was sleeved 11/18/2015. I had been denied or bariatrics was excluded for several years prior to surgery.  My obesity started at a young age.  Vivid memory: I remember visiting my grandmother and my aunt, who lived next door, chasing me with a measuring tape. I was devastated and cried […]

Alesha Cook

Hello! My name is Alesha and I’m 23 years old. I grew up in Dallas, Texas currently in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. As a child I was always chubby and bigger than the other children so that was always hard on me. By the time I was in 10th grade I […]

Jackie Dufalla

So here is my story My name is Jackie, I have been struggling with my weight as long as I can remember. When I was in high school I got myself down to 119lbs but did not do it in such a smart way. Starting my senior year the weight […]

Brandy Sydow

My life started out like everyone else for the most part. I grew up in south Florida living either in the swimming pool or the ocean. My weekends were spent at the horse barn riding. My parents split when I was 3 or 4 and my mom was left a […]

Tina Lynn

I have always struggled with my weight. Weighing 245 at my Highest I was always on yo yo diets. Finally losing about 50 lbs I was at a good place. Got pregnant and gained 30lbs and ended up losing my baby.. got pregnant again 5 months later and gained 22lbs […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]