Shirley G.’s Weight Loss Story

I have tried every weight loss program out there and have struggled year after year.  When I walked into Elevation Weight Loss 4 months ago, I will admit, I was a little apprehensive and thought to myself, “Here I go again!”  Then I met Lauren.  As a licensed healthcare provider, she was so knowledgeable and understanding.  She took the time to explain the products and helped me choose the very best options based on what I wanted to achieve.  The visit was all about ME and not about the “sale”.  With Lauren’s personal guidance and encouragement, I have lost 40 lbs in just 4 short months!

Thank you, Lauren and Elevation Weight Loss for giving me my self-confidence back!

Shirley G.

 

Joyce R’s Journey to Weight Loss

When a woman turns a certain age her whole-body changes. Well, when I turned 50 I looked at pictures of myself that were taken at my 50th party and I thought to myself “What happened to me”? I was at least 40 lbs overweight. I was miserable. So, I mentally got my mind set to start watching what I ate and to start taking better care of myself.  I did do just that, and I lost 40 lbs!

It was very slow and hard to do! I slowly became more active, started to exercise, do 5K walks, weight training, the works. I felt awesome. I kept that weight off for over 4 years. Then in one day, my life changed drastically. The heartache, loss, and circumstances that I was dealing with left me extremely stressed and depressed. It led me to eat constantly. Eating seemed to be the only thing that made me happy and it didn’t take any thinking to do it. 

I ate my way to gaining all 40 lbs back and more all in one year. I stopped exercising and walking. I did nothing but work, eat and lay around. I was miserable. I tried several times and several ways to diet and get the weight back off. Nothing would work! The weight gain made me even more depressed. Finally, a friend told me about Elevation Weight Loss. I wasn’t thrilled about trying it but after realizing that I could not mentally lose the weight myself I called and made an appointment. I met with the doctor, received my pills, shots, and information and left thinking this will never work! One week later when I went to weigh in I had lost 6.4 lbs. I was so amazed and so happy! It worked! The pills curbed my appetite enough to make me not eat as much or to crave things. I drank water again because I was thirsty, and it tasted good. I continued the next week watching my calorie intake, which wasn’t really that hard because I just wasn’t hungry. The weight continued to come off every week.

In a little under three months, I had lost 22 lbs. and several inches. My attitude changed, and depression started to leave. I felt so much better, happier and active again. I started to get back to being myself. I can’t even explain how Elevation has helped me in so many ways. If your overweight and it’s making you miserable, depressed, unhealthy and you just can’t lose the weight then try Elevation. It’s easy and wonderful. The ladies are all so nice and so encouraging. I still have a few pounds to lose but I know I can do it!

Joyce R

 

 

Farin W.’s story

My journey started in August 2017. I had been on a low carb/high protein diet for 2 years and had lost 30 lbs already, but just couldn’t seem to break through the plateau I had hit at 185 pounds. I heard about Elevation from a friend of mine, so I made an appointment and here I am 10 months later down  2 lbs below my original goal weight of 165 lbs. That’s 22lbs… I haven’t been this size, physically fit or as healthy since HS. Being on this program has given me the control and energy I needed to break through my plateau and make great strides to getting to my goals! Losing weight has always been a struggle for me, and I have tried every diet fad out there and never had the results I’ve seen with Elevation. I highly recommend giving it a try! The products are easy to use and they work. Period. The staff and Doctors are always friendly, helpful and encouraging! I have set a new weight goal of 155lbs. Don’t hesitate to take the first step to the new you! I promise Elevation gives you the tools and support you need to get there!

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Aimee M.’s Weight Loss Story

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As a child of the clean your plate generation I have always had trouble pushing the plate away.  I didn’t want to waste food and would stuff myself until I was full, not comfortable.  When we went out to eat I always ordered the richest item on the menu.  My diet consisted of pasta, bread, sweets, and sweet tea was my only beverage.  It wasn’t that I didn’t like healthy food, I just didn’t eat that way.

As a result, I have always been one of those people who fights their weight.  To make matters worse my doctor diagnosed me with hypothyroidism and asthma, so my body wasn’t going to make the fight any easier.  I was continuously starving myself to lose a couple pounds just to gain it back a week later.  There isn’t a fad diet or exercise program I didn’t try and fail.  At one point I even had liposuction which was miserable and expensive.  Everywhere we went I was comparing myself to other women, wishing I had their bodies or looked like them.  I hated the way I looked and felt so I ate to feel better, which only made me feel worse.

When I started the program on 4/12/2018 I was a size 12/14 with a 37″ waist and weighed 170 pounds, at 5’2″ I was overweight, unhealthy and unhappy.  My life has changed dramatically in the past 3 months.  I started the program with the appetite suppressants and HCG shots for the first month.  The second month I was taking the appetite suppressants and now I’m only taking a weekly B-12 shot.  I have learned to eat smaller portions of healthier foods and I’m drinking lots of water.

On my last check in on 7/10/2018; I say with extreme pleasure I am down 30 pounds, weighing in at 140 pounds with a 28″ waist and wearing a size 7.  I go to the gym 4 days a week and without all the extra weight I can work out without using my inhaler.  I smile all the time and don’t compare myself to anybody.  I feel beautiful in my own skin which is something I haven’t felt since junior high.  My husband who has always been supportive and loving has seen the difference in my attitude and is so proud of my accomplishments. I have so much more energy and want to go out and do things.  I am confident at my new healthy weight and happy to have found this life-changing program.

For anybody considering this option I can honestly say, if you follow the plan and stick with it, IT WILL WORK!

Thank you Elevation Medical Weight Loss for helping to make me a better version of myself.

Aimee M.

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.

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.

Andrea M.’s Off To a Great Start!

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Hi! I started my journey with Elevation Weight Loss in Weirton on March 9, 2018. I was tired, sad and could barely walk up my steps. When I walked into Elevation, everyone made me feel very welcome and comfortable. One of the first questions was did I have a goal weight I wanted to achieve? I figured I had a lot of weight to lose, so for now, I will set a small goal of 50 lbs since I had soooo much to lose! Now, here I am 2 months later and I’m down 43.5 lbs so far.

I’m feeling wonderful at this point and have no intention of stopping at 50 lbs! I have more energy than I had for a long time. Participating in aerobic swim classes and now even starting to attend a trampoline ounce class… I’m looking forward to the next few months to achieve my goal weight and to keep on going further– no stopping me now! Thanks Elevation for giving me that extra little help I needed to start to change my life!

-Andrea M.

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.

 

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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