New You Contest Winner-Angie

Tupelo, MS
Weight Lost as of 6/2013: 215lbs*

*The success stories depicted in this section are representative of these individuals only and do not represent all OPTIFAST patients. The typical OPTIFAST patient loses over 50 pounds in 18-24 weeks. For many dieters, weight loss is only temporary.

At her heaviest, Angie weighed 444 pounds, and on her best days could barely walk a few steps. She was confined to a wheelchair due to her extreme weight. After a year of trying to diet on her own she had only lost 16 pounds and felt completely defeated.

Angie’s son heard about the OPTIFAST Program and encouraged his mother to join – feeling like it might be her last hope. In less than a year Angie saw truly inspiring results, she had lost nearly half of her body weight – an astounding 215 pounds.* Now Angie is looking forward to spending time caring for her aging parents and watching her grandchildren grow up. With her renewed self-esteem, Angie was even able to walk away – literally – from a job she found unfulfilling, to a career that feeds her passion for life.

“From the confines of a wheelchair, to the new joys of seeing the world on foot, OPTIFAST has changed my life forever,” said Angie. “Eleven months ago I started by doing what was necessary. Then I did what was possible, and now I am doing the impossible.”