Stories / Weight Loss

A Healthy Addiction

“I had been obese all my life, but about 15 years ago at 435 pounds I had a moment. While looking at my mother after open-heart surgery, …

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I’m 48 But I Feel 25!

“For 21 years, I have run a group daycare out of my home. In June of 2014, a family gave me a photo of myself with their children to than…

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My Wife is My Hero

“I want to tell you about my wife and amazing partner of 20 years, Lizy Gipson. She is the oldest of 11 and helped to raise her younger s…

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My New Way of Life

“I am a mother of a two and three year old. My husband travels constantly for work. Last summer, I was tired, worn out, feeling lon…

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A Healthy Addiction

“I had been obese all my life, but about 15 years ago at 435 pounds I had a moment. While looking at my mother after open-heart surgery, …

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A New Career at 58

Three years ago, Art Angelopoulos weighed more than he ever had and, at 28% body fat, was at risk for type II diabetes. With 25 years as …

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Size 18 to a 4!

Three years ago Wendy Del Signore was severely obese and suffered from multiple health problems. “I was miserable. I can remember looking…

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Goodbye Hypertension!

Vickie first entered the doors of a Zumba studio as a 400 lb+ shy woman; it was all so strange to her. “Had someone told me that I&n…

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My Wake Up Call

In 2010, Manny Carerras’ doctor told him that if he didn’t change his ways, he would be dead. Manny suffered from Severe Sleep Apnea, Ext…

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No Diets Worked!

At 230 pounds, Kerri was devastated that her weight had spiraled out of control, but she knew she had to do something. After trying every…

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90 pounds gone!

“Enough is enough,” JaMiah Myers told herself. Weighing in at over 300 pounds, she wandered into her first Zumba class and everything cha…

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The Doctors Were Wrong

In her late teens, Ashley Davidson was so overweight, she thought an eating disorder was the only way out. And after her son’s…

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