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From Health Scare to Health Care

Sara Shannon Before and After Pictures
My journey to health began in the wee hours of the morning in early 2014 when I awoke to an unsettling, fluttering sensation in my chest.  Lying in bed, I put my fingers to the side of my neck to check a pulse. I glanced at the bedside clock and timed the beats over one minute.  Two hundred and twenty beats. More than double a normal hear...
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Drew Loses Weight & Gains New Life!

Drew Loses Weight & Gains New Life!
I don’t much like doctors. In fact, I only made the appointment with Dr. Carney because I needed some medication before heading on a trip out of the country. I had no idea that this one appointment was going to change everything in my life. I’m 6’1” and at the time I weighed about...
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Mike Tops Out at 571 lbs Before Changes

Mike Tops Out at 571 lbs Before Changes
Around Spring Break of 2012, I was invited by some friends of mine to go to an Engine 2 Potluck. I hadn't realized how much weight I had gained, and when my I started to try on some clothes, I realized I was unable to fit into my 5X jersey from my friend who...
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