Cynthia – 64 lbs. Weight Loss

Cynthia – 64 lbs. Weight Loss

My name is Cynthia, I’m a 53 year old mother of one and wife of 23 years. I’m a short 5’1”, and until a year ago, very overweight. When I began dieting, I weighed 224 lbs. I wore 2x clothing and a size 7 shoe. I began going to Dr. Scinta’s Weight Loss Clinic in June 2010. I just had my final doctor’s appointment on July 26, 2011. I had gone to Dr. Scinta’s office in Manlius every Tuesday night for more than half a year. Most of Dr. Scinta’s patients stay in her full program 14 weeks. I didn’t know how I’d stay on that diet for 14 weeks, the end of September. All summer long and through the New York State Fair! I usually go to the Fair at least 5 of the 12 days. Not only did I stay on the 14 weeks, but I stretched it out to a full 25 weeks. The Optifast program is only difficult in the beginning. I now wear a size 12/14 clothes and a size 6 shoe. I had lost 12 before starting with Dr. Scinta, but with her wonderful staff’s support, the counseling and Optifast products, and a little help from Dr. Scinta’s medication to curb some of my appetite, I did and have continued to lose weight. Officially, at Dr. Scinta’s office, I’ve lost 64 lbs. Really thought I’ve done a total of 76. I had a “tummy tuck” done in June 2011. It does take determination and does cost money. When I think of the cost, I remember how much it would translate into the things I used to eat that now I never have near me! Plus, whatever wasn’t covered under my health insurance, I took off my taxes as a medical expense. I have absolutely no regrets at having started and stayed on the program. I had great results, and a new understanding of how I need to eat to maintain my health and continue to lose weight. I have another 15 lbs. to go. Thank you Dr. Scinta, your wonderful staff, and Thank God for the Optifast Diet Program!

*Medical weight loss program results vary between individuals depending on initial weight, existing medical conditions and adherence to prescribed treatments. Speak to Dr. Scinta about the results you can expect.
Sam
Cynthia, You look amazing! I hope you have continued your success and wish you the best! -Sam @ Medical Weight Loss

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