Lee C. looks great!

I started off my weight loss journey in December 2017! I have always been a yo-yo dieter my whole life no matter what you do once you stop doing it you will gain the weight back so why not make it easier on yourself with a little boost from elevation weight loss! The program is so easy to follow and you can set your own pace!

In just 7 months time I have lost over 54.6 lbs and have also kept them off!!  Losing lbs is nice but losing the inches are the best part I started off with a 45-inch waist and got measured today in the office and I am down to a 37-inch waist! That is 8 inches off…. I have gone down in pants sizes from a size 18 to a size 11/12, most tops I can fit into a size medium and the most exciting this is I can cross my legs again yippee! I really never thought I would get back into sizes I was in as a teen but those days are fast approaching!

Every single day I get compliments and encouragement to keep going and I can say that it is possible with a little help! Why wait to make yourself feel better!! I did a little motivational exercise and I went to the store and picked up a 25 lb bag of sugar and walked around with it for a few minutes I was winded and my arms hurt! I can’t believe I was actually carrying 2 bags of that on my body! How did I ever get around day to day? I don’t want to go back to those added extra bags I will keep it off with the help of evolution!

-Lee C.

Kurt’s Weight Loss Story

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I started this process a little over 5 months ago. My journey began at 336 lbs which is by far the biggest I have been. I’ve always been a bigger guy and was ok with that, but it had gotten out of control. I needed a jump start to get me interested in losing the weight without getting discouraged.

The staff at Elevation in Weirton was more than helpful and full of positive reinforcement. In a short time, I noticed an increase in energy and motivation. I followed the meal plan the best I could and was seeing results. It was just the start I needed to keep me focused on the journey.
I’ve since lost 90 lbs. It’s by far one of the best decisions I’ve made!! My original goal was 50 lbs and to be honest I never thought that was possible. By the time I hit my goal I was all in and didn’t want to stop there.

I’m continuing to follow the meal plan and going to the Weirton office. I’m excited to see where this journey will take me.

-Kurt S.

 

Sheena M.’s Weight Loss Story

After having my second child I was so upset with the way I looked. I never had to try to lose weight before… I always had stayed around the same size my whole life.

 

For months after he was born, I tried everything. I worked out 5-7 days a week. I ran every day. Tried the 21-day challenge, counted calories, took Hydroxycut, tried to do AdvoCare again (which I loved when I had done the 30-day challenge about 2 years before) and only lost about 10lbs in 6 months. My body was tighter overall and I’m sure I built muscle but my goal weight was still 50lbs away and I was getting married in a year. Something had to give!

 

I started a new job and was recommended by a friend as well as other colleagues to go to Elevation Weight Loss in Green Tree. I made an appointment and began my journey with Dr. Cooper and her husband. There have been bumps along the way… I unexpectedly lost my mom and our wedding venue closed which resulted in us moving our wedding date up by 5 months!

 

I went to Dr. Cooper about the wedding to come up with a plan to get to my goal within 4 months. At this point, I had about 30 lbs to go. With her support and direction, I accomplished my goal by my wedding date! This guidance from the Elevation team along with the regimented diet and medication to help curb my appetite is the only reason I’m back to feeling like myself again!

 

I will be forever grateful and highly recommend anyone to give this a chance before you give up!

 

Thanks!
Sheena M.

P.J.’s Weight Loss Story

In January I remove turning that dreaded 40.. yes I was over the hill. I thought to myself that I could either get busy living or get busy dying. I made the choice in early February 2018 to make a life-altering decision that would completely redefine the person that I am today. I was determined to not only lose weight but to live a healthier lifestyle. I had to change the type of choices I made each day. I knew I couldn’t do this alone. I needed professional help! I needed help from someone that understood where I have been and where I wanted to be. That’s when I decided to visit Elevation Medical Weight Loss in Weirton, WV.

Their weight loss professionals helped put me on the right path to a new healthier life. They provided me with the daily meds and a diet plan that would be most suitable for my current lifestyle. I was amazed at how quickly the plan worked for me. I lost 12 lbs after the first 7 days. As I moved into the 2 weeks I noticed my energy and stamina increasing during my time at the gym. I noticed I was able to continue the treadmill for that extra 15 minutes. I started eating healthier and drinking more water since I wasn’t craving sugar. I started moving away from carbs and leaning more towards vegetables and foods high in protein. When I started lifting weights and watched my body transform into a younger me. I have three daughters that are all under the age of 12. I was now able to join them in activities and even wrestling with them in the backyard without getting winded after 5 minutes. I had lost a total of 41 lbs in 3 months and regained the endurance and muscle. In addition to my weight loss, I dropped 9 inches off my waist.

I’m in better shape now than I was in my late 20’s.  I recommend Elevation Medical Weight Loss to anyone who wants to feel good again, anyone who refuses to give up, and anyone who wants to make that life change for the better. It’s not easy my friends!! You must be willing to alter your lifestyle. You need that drive to exercise when you are tired after work, order the broccoli instead of fries, and stop making excuses on why you can’t do it!! Yes… I promise you that you can do this. If I could do it anyone can. My kids are happier now! I’m happier now! Life has a funny way of keeping score. I’m glad I chose the winning team. Thank you Elevations Medical Weight Loss for guiding me to a new life I’ve always dreamed of having.

Your forever client and friend,

P.J. K.

Kristina V. Weight Loss Story!

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“How’d you do it?” is the main question people ask how I lost weight. When I first started the program at the beginning of May– I weighed 181 lbs. I have lost 18 pounds since my last weigh-in, and I’m continuing to lose more. It hasn’t even been a month yet!

I had quite a few things that have helped in my weight loss. One big tip is to drink lots and lots of water! Drinking water before meals helps me feel full so I don’t overindulge.  I was a huge soda and sweet tea drinker, cutting them out has helped a ton. Now I drink unsweetened tea and water with lemon. I jog every day at least 3 miles and try walking as much as I can. The final tip is sticking to the Elevation Weight Loss program! Without this program, I would not be where I am today! I feel like a new woman, comfortable with myself. Thanks, Elevation Weight Loss 🙂

-Kristina V.

Michelle N.’s Weight Loss Story

I started the Elevation Medical Weight Loss program a little under three (3) months ago. I was kind of skeptical and hesitant in the beginning because every time I tried to lose weight before; I always failed.  So, I thought to myself; let me just try this out because my niece told me about this program. She said she lost 20 pounds since she started the program. In the first month alone, I lost approximately 4 pounds.  I was so excited. Loosing that 4 pounds gave me more of an incentive to keep going back. Now, I have lost about 24 pounds total in three months. I believe this is a great way to lose weight and keep it off.

I just followed the program they gave me.  I eat 1600 calories a day, and I am not hungry.  I feel full. If I do get hungry; I drink a bottle of water, and I am good.  I found drinking water throughout the day and watching my calorie intake helps me a lot.  You really don’t have to exercise to lose weight. In the beginning, I didn’t exercise at all and I lost 4 pounds.  I do walk quite a bit though. I walk my dog every morning for about 45 minutes or so.

About a month and a half after starting this weight loss program, my job started a “100-day global challenge”.  This challenge is to help you get healthier. There are seven of us on a team. We all got a max buzz watch that counts all our steps, our calories, and our heart rate.  Our team is trying to stay on top. This has also helped me with my weight loss journey. I go into work early, park my car, and walk for about an hour a day. I try to have at least 7,000 steps before I go inside to work.  When I take my cigarette breaks, which I get two a day, I walk while I smoke which gives me more steps.

I feel so much better since I have lost this weight.  I am more alert. I don’t get tired throughout the day anymore.  I can do so much more than I thought I could. I am more active now than I have been in a long time.  I went to the doctors and they sent me for blood work because my cholesterol was high before I started at Elevation.  Since I have lost the weight, my cholesterol has gone down drastically.

I would recommend this weight loss program to anyone.  Don’t give up on yourself, give yourself a chance, and keep going back!  It really does work!  

Bernice K. Has Unbelievable Success!

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Two years ago after I gave birth to my daughter, I was the heaviest I had ever been, weighing in at 240 lbs.

Between pregnancy, not much exercise, and eating unhealthy, I couldn’t stand the way I was feeling. I was so happy with a healthy newborn, yet so miserable mentally and physically. I knew I had to make a change. Finally, in April of 2017 I had begun my journey. Dedication, hard work, discipline, and Elevation Weight Loss’s program.

So far I have lost a total of 70 pounds in 12 months. I made goals each month for myself. I pulled out smaller clothes and hung them on my closet as a constant reminder thinking “I want to wear this again one day, and I will make it happen.”

I feel great. My joints don’t hurt, I can now run a few miles without stopping, where I could not run for more than 2 minutes at my heaviest. And no longer am I depressed. Exercising is the best form of stress relief for me. I made sure to keep track of my calories every day. Small balanced meals along with healthier snack options. Visiting Elevation Weight Loss Center, weighing in, and having such an encouraging friendly team on my side was a huge help for me. Packing lunches, and not stopping for food on the go. Logging my meals and what I ate every day also helped immensely.

Losing weight is a process. Unfortunately, we all know it does not happen overnight. There were times I was so frustrated thinking “Wow I have only lost 10 lbs, I have 70 more to go”. No matter what, I kept pushing forward. Whether it was a brisk walk around the mall with the stroller or a light jog around the block, I took small baby steps to a better, healthier me. There’s beauty in every stage of this journey; celebrate small milestones, have a cheat meal or a piece of chocolate cake once in a while, we are all human. If I can do it, you can too.

-Bernice K.

Over 115 Pounds Down, Marijayne’s journey

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I started my journey at the beginning of 2017 when I decided it was time for me to get myself back together after years of diet struggles, failed weight loss attempts. I had tried everything g under the sun at this point. I have struggled with weight issues my whole life and it seemed I would lose but never be able to maintain it, and wasn’t interested in being on a diet my whole life nor saw enough results to continue being motivated.

In January 2017 a friend of mine was telling me she was about to start a program to promote weight loss as she just had a baby and wanted to lose the weight. She notified me of how things were doing for her as she started the program and she was getting a lot of success. This intrigued me, so I called Elevation Medical Weight Loss and made an appointment.

I was nervous, skeptical, and hoping that this was my answer to my weight loss troubles. I got to my appointment and even brought my mom with me. The staff and doctors were very nice, informative and supportive of my situation and goals. So I committed myself to the program and this started day one.

I adjusted my food intake and paired with the medications they gave me, I could see the weight coming off in the first week. Although I would have loved to have spent time in the gym as part of the process, it just wasn’t feasible as I  work two full-time jobs and go to school full time. I continued on this program for six months and lost a substantial amount of weight but I was nervous about what was going to happen once I stopped the program. So I decided to try that and see what happens. I stopped the program for six months and I continued to lose weight about 30 pounds over that period and although it wasn’t as fast it was still good progress. I decided to go back on the program in February of 2018 to reach my goal weight and it’s is working, I am still losing the weight! I couldn’t be happier and so grateful for Elevation Medical Weight Loss for their continued support in my journey. I also used their vitamin B shots to aide in my process. I would recommend them to anybody who has a desire to finally lose the weight. Give them a call!! I know I’m happy I did. My starting weight was 285 and my current weight is 167. Check out my pics for proof!!

Marijayne P.

 

Patty D. ‘s Story…

I started going to Elevation Medical Weight Loss a few years ago.  I immediately felt very comfortable and at ease with Dr. Cooper.  She worked with me through losses and gains (especially during the holidays) and she remained supportive the whole time.  When I look back at pictures I can see the difference in both inches and on the scale.  If I ever started to feel frustrated because of a plateau she would help me to start losing again.  I would recommend her and her staff to anyone.  They are professional, well-organized and friendly.  I highly recommend them and know they will help me to reach my ultimate weight loss goals.

 

Ashley Has Met Her Goal!

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As a child, teenager and into a young adult, I’ve always struggled with weight. I would go
home from school as a 3rd grader, crying to my mom about the other girls who made fun of me or what another kid on the bus said. My mother would always tell me I’m beautiful and to not let others get me down. As I got older I always had to have my hair perfect, my makeup perfect and my nails done every other week, but my weight was never a concern to me.

Going to college, I ate like every other college student and continued to gain weight.
Always feeling self-conscious and never letting go of the little girl inside, I always felt bad just never let it show. I would try diets, work out and cleanses, which would seem to fade away within a few weeks. I never made any significant progress or felt better.

It wasn’t until I started with Elevation Weight Loss that my life started to change. I began
to eat more healthy, become more active and began feeling better about myself. I was able to not only meet my goal but surpass it. I am able to lead a more healthy lifestyle, not to feel self-conscious and continue to make new goals to meet. I am no longer worried about health issues that could arise due to being overweight.

What I thought was going to be the most difficult thing to do, become more motivating
with every day that passed and every pound that was dropped. I am able to maintain my weight loss by drinking a lot of water, maintaining low carbs and avoiding sugars. I now eat a lot of greens and venison, which is lean and lower in calories than beef. While I am still on my journey to become more healthy and leaner, I could not have started, achieved, nor keep going without Elevation Weight Loss and support.

-Ashley G.