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.

Jeff N. is down 55 pounds

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My name is Jeff N. In one month, I lost 30 pounds by taking the diet pill and following the meal plan provided by Elevation Medical Weight Loss. Not only did I lose the weight but it also made me have more energy and feel better about myself. I continue to follow this plan and am down a total of 55 pounds.

Thank you,
-Jeff N.

Cindy G. Weight Loss Story

My story is simple, I slowly became comfortable with gaining weight. I hated it but had come to terms with how It was happening. I have never been a small person, I have never weighed any less than 180 in my adult years so somehow rising more and more above the 200 was acceptable to me. My family is mostly heavy, quite a few gastric bypass surgeries in there over the years, so I just assumed that was my destiny. On Black Friday 2017, something in me just changed. I was scrolling FB and saw a friend of mine talking about how much better she felt since losing weight. I asked her the secret and she told me about Elevations. That very day I took a shot as a walk in and never looked back. I can’t say I feel so full of energy I can’t run a marathon or anything, but it’s definitely easier to play with my grandson and to hike with the family now. I don’t have to stop near as much. So far I have lost 50 pounds in 6 months. About another 35 to go! YOU can do this with  Elevation -they are amazing people and you never feel judged or alone!

Thanks!!
Cindy G

 

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Stacie G.’s Weight Loss Success

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The day I walked into Elevation Weight Loss, was the beginning of my journey to a healthier me. My wake up call came in June of 2017 when I lost my baby due to a miscarriage. We had been trying for years and it was a dream come true and then that dream was taken away from me suddenly. I was devastated. I looked at myself in the mirror and didn’t recognize the woman that I once knew and loved. I was miserable and was tired of being overweight and wanted a new beginning.

I began walking shortly after that and had lost 27 lbs, but that was not enough. I wanted to start teaching my fitness class again but would not do that until I felt comfortable enough to get back up on that stage. Teaching was and still is a passion of mine because you get to see firsthand the transformations that take place and the inspiration that comes from one person to another. It is very rewarding!

I work hard at eating healthy and exercising, we all know that this is not an easy task. It feels amazing to look in that mirror now and see the reflection of the woman I have worked so hard to become. I am proud to say that I am teaching fitness again and the words of encouragement that I hear is my motivation to keep pushing and inspiring others to do the same.

I have lost a total of 70 pounds since I first began my weight loss journey almost a year ago. I have gone from a size 22 to a size 14. It feels INCREDIBLE and I could not have done it without the help of Elevation Weight Loss!!!

Thank You Elevation for helping me get my life back and the confidence I had been looking for for a long time.

-Stacie G.

Cliff K.’s Story

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Dear Valerie,

I want to thank you and the people of Elevation. I started out weighing 383.6 lbs (11/18/2017). Since following your system, I am happy to say that as of today (5/24/2018) I weigh 328 lbs. Not only do I feel much better but I have a lot more energy.  I sleep better, focus better, and even do my sales job better. I did take off a little over a month from the program and to my surprise, I did not gain a whole lot but maintained mostly. As soon as I started back up, the pounds began to fall off again. I wonder how far down I would have been had I not taken the time off.  I can walk without straining to breathe. It was embarrassing when I would tour a customers facility and have to stop to catch my breath. No more! I fit into clothes that I have not worn in years. Again, I can’t thank you enough. I’m even sleeping better and my sleep apnea is nowhere near what it once was. People ask me how I did it and I send them to you.  Forever grateful.

Best regards,

Cliff K.

With support from friends and family, Beth G. is doing phenomenal with her weight loss progress

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I am a single mother of 2 grown sons that I devoted my entire life too.  They came first, along with all of their activities and such, and I put myself last.  Over time I just got used to being heavy and thought that is how my life was going to be.   I tried every diet possible and had success at times,  but it never lasted.  I also battled a few health problems and I contributed that to some of my weight gain.  But I had to finally admit to myself, I like food, and lots of it, and I had to get control.

A few of my friends were on Elevation Weight Loss program and they were having amazing results.  So I reached out to them and they told me how wonderful the program was and how amazing doctors and staff were.   I made the decision, after Christmas I would go and find out about the program for myself.  So on January 9, 2018, I drug one of my best friends with me, and we went and took the plunge and signed up for the program.  It was honestly the best decision of my life.

I have lost 50.4 pounds so far and would like to lose about 20 more.  I have amazing energy and feel absolutely wonderful.  I kicked the habit of drinking Diet Coke (which is a large feat for me) and learned to drink lots of water now, and eat the right way. The best thing of every week when I weigh in is the text messages I send to my sons telling them what I lost that week and their replies saying how proud they are of me.  It’s all worth it!  The combination of the program, exercise and phenomenal support group, I know I can reach my goal.  Thank you Elevation Weight Loss for giving me my life back!

-Beth G.

Karen’s Weight Loss Story

Growing up I was always naturally athletic, and never really struggled with my weight.  When I had my first child, however, everything changed.  I was young and wanted to make sure my baby was healthy, so I ate whatever my body craved, which also led to a 65-pound weight gain.  Throughout the next 30 years (and another baby) I struggled with increasing weight gain. As a mother, I sacrificed a lot for my children and family, and unfortunately, my weight was one of them.

Not long ago, my husband decided that he wanted to lose weight so that he could play with our new grandbabies and I witnessed him lose over 100 pounds with the help of Elevation Medical Weight Loss.  After seeing his results, I felt I owed it to myself to try to get on a plan that would assist me in my new outlook on a healthier, happier life with my husband. Currently, I have lost over 80 pounds and feel better than I have in decades.  Although I was extremely happy with my weight loss, it also left me with a substantial amount of excess skin.  The skin became so much of a hindrance to me that I had no other choice but to have a procedure to have it removed.

Before coming to the Elevation I felt stuck.  I dreaded traveling far due to the constant fear of not fitting on a plane seat.  Even though I know it was not the case, I felt like every other traveler was watching me and waiting to watch the spectacle of me trying to squeeze into a seat designed for a person half my size. Even if I avoided flying, I was never comfortable and lost all joy in traveling. I was always “on edge” thinking people were looking at me.  Now I can fly without hesitation and get to watch my grandchildren experience the world without worrying about “Nana’s problem” getting in the way.

Since my procedure, I feel I can now follow the doctor’s advice and start exercising.  Although I do not enjoy it, I feel it has really changed the way I feel.  I am starting to feel more confident in my own body again and play with my grandkids in ways that might have put me at risk for serious injury prior to my losing the weight.

I’ve tried to lose weight before with limited success, but having my new-found motivation, and the information that Elevation has provided me with has really simplified the whole process and has made all the difference. I still have a lot of work ahead of me to keep the weight off and live a healthier lifestyle, but I’ve been able to learn so much already about how different foods affect my body and what kind of diet makes it easier to maintain my new weight.  Elevation has provided me with the tools to continue my maintenance.

Thank you so much for the Elevation Medical Weight Loss staff and doctor for helping me reach my goals, and set new ones. I feel like I have many more fulfilling years left to spend with my family.

Donna’s Weight Loss Journey from March 10, 2017 to September 2017

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Dear Dr. Cooper,

I wanted to share with you my weight loss story which would have never been possible without you and your amazing staff at Elevation Weight Loss of Weirton.

I came to you on a Friday afternoon in March of 2017 (the 10th).  I was so discouraged after having tried everything from Weight Watchers to a personal nutritionist and trainer and spending an amount of money that I do not care to remember.   My weight on March 10, 2017 was 206 pounds.  I was exhausted all of the time, depressed, and very uncomfortable.

On previous programs, I would loose a little bit of weight, even up to 30 /35 pounds and then quicker than I lost the weight, it would come right back.

I decided after speaking with a few people that your program might be a final chance for me.  I was embarrassed with my situation, as a teacher and educated woman, that I could not conquer this weight issue on my own.

I can honestly say that you and your staff made me feel so comfortable and listened to my story with so much compassion and understanding.

I started with the HCG Diet injections.  Within the first weeks I was seeing weight loss.  After two months on injections, I switched to the Diet Medication and I continued to see the pounds drop.

I additionally came in for the B12 injections to help with my inflammation and this was finally a program that was successful for me.

The nutritional guidance that Dr. Cooper and her staff gave to me was invaluable.  Combining the programs medication, nutritional program and the exercise guidance, I was finally in control of my weight.  By mid April I had lost 25 pounds and was down to 178.  By June I was 160 pounds and today I am maintaining at 3 pounds below my goal weight at 142 pounds.   64 pounds and nine (9) inches less in my waist later plus  six (6) months of hard work, dedication and amazing support and I feel fantastic.

I cannot thank you enough for allowing me to be back in control of my life.  I recently traveled to Barcelona, Spain and walked an average of 25 miles each day.   I bicycled along the Mediterranean for two (2) hours and never was even out of breath or tired.  I am enjoying shopping for clothes again and I have regained my confidence.

Thank you doesn’t seem enough for all that you have done for me and my family.  I cannot ever thank you enough.  I continue to visit Elevation for B 12 shots to be sure that I am staying on my maintenance program.  I cannot stress enough that it was a challenge, however, one that was well worth achieving.

If anyone is in the situation that I was in March, I would encourage them to come to Elevation and Dr. Cooper and trust in this program.

Thank you,
Donna