Patient Success Stories
The beauty about bungee jumping is there’s no weight restriction. It was really neat to be able to do one of those crazy sports, and not have a weight restriction. One of the things you find as a heavier person is there’s no zip lining at a certain weight, if you’re over 250 pounds […]
I think about what got me to be that person, yeah, I can blame my parents, society, my family or friends but those are excuses. When I turned 18 the decision was mine to either be fat and miserable (the easy way) or to be healthy. For 35 years I chose the easy road and played the woe-is-me card. Knowing what I know now, that attitude killed my spirit and my relationships with men, my family and my friends. Now my attitude is vibrant. I am not afraid of talking to people and I am not afraid of going shopping. I am no longer invisible, which is an oxymoron. How can you be 244 pounds and be invisible? [Read more]
I was a twelve pound baby, so I’ve struggled with my weight all my life. At one point I was up to 440 pounds. In the fall of 2012, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Shortly after that, on the recommendation of my therapist I made an appointment for a consultation with the CNC. [Read more]
Always being teased in school and known for being the big girl with the cute face or the butt of all fat jokes. I don’t have one of those stories where I was slim and gained weight overtime; I’ve been overweight my entire life. I’ve had a life full of unconscious eating which led to me being overweight. [Read more]
I have been overweight since elementary school. In High School, I was on the wrestling team but had to wrestle in the heavier weight classes. During my junior and senior year of High School, my parents signed me up for a “teen” weight loss program. I felt out of place because I was the oldest one there. Some of the other kids couldn’t even run a whole mile, but at that time I could. I had limited success with that program. [Read more]
*Medical weight loss program results vary between individuals depending on the initial weight, medical condition and adherence to prescribed treatments. Speak to Dr. Lazarus about the results you can expect.