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 […]

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 […]

Jamie Stotts

I’m living proof this TOOL can change your life! I started this journey in August of 2016. I was at my HW of 416 lbs. I was diagnosed with an eating disorder, along side depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder, and PTSD. I was emotionally, physically and sexually abused from the […]

Trina Johnson

Before my surgery I weighed 317 lbs. I always fell an had health problems an talked to my family doctor about lot of stuff that was happening to me an they came up with me having the roux-en-Y surgery. An before Surgery i could eat anything but after surgery you […]

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 […]

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 […]