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Kevin DeGroat | Vero Beach, FL, USA

Nick name in the forums: Muffinman1119

Already lost 126 pounds!

Starting Weight: 402 pound

Current Weight: 276 pounds

Weight lost to date: 126 pounds

Goal weight: 220 pounds

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August 25, 2011
402 pounds
Kevin DeGroat's Picture
April 19, 2013
276 pounds

"All my life, I have been on the heavy side. When I was younger kids would pick on me and call me every nasty name in the book referring to my obesity. As I progressed through school I got bigger and bigger and bigger. About a year and a half ago upon being offered employment at my current workplace, I was required to submit to a pre-employment physical. I stepped on the scale and I was shocked by the number I saw...402.4 pounds! The doctor told me that I was pre-hypertensive(high blood pressure) and that I needed to lose weight and he was serious. He discussed the DASH diet with me and I told him I would give it my best effort. So I started watching what I ate, like a hawk. I started going to the gym 3 times a week, then 4, then 5. Then I came to a plateau and also never feeling full. I had noticed that while I was on my diet, I never had that satiating feeling. So I spoke to my doctor about this and he recommended Phentermine. I didn't think anything of it at the time, but then I hit another plateau and actually gained 20 lbs. I said to myself this has to stop. I made another appointment with my doctor and here I am a little over a month later, down 13 pounds thanks to Phentermine helping me feel full and curbing my cravings. I'm so glad that Phentermine exists. Not only does it help those in my situation, but it helps so many others across all the aspects of the dieting world."


A new lifestyle
What is the deciding factor that made you decide to change your lifestyle?
When I saw 402.4 pounds on the scale. During the months that led up to that, I kept saying to myself, you're no more than 350-375. Boy, was I wrong.
What was the most difficult adjustment to your new lifestyle?
I would have to say going to the gym as often as I do. I participated in marching band in high school and college, but there were a multitude of motivating factors to get me to do that. Whereas I had to provide my own source of motivation to go to the gym.
What is the most rewarding part of your new lifestyle?
I feel like my weight loss journey has helped develop a new me. One that is conscious of the dietary world around me. I feel like I have a new lease on life. I am more physically active than I ever have been. I look healthier, but most importantly I feel healthier.
Do you have any words of advice for the community?
Consult with your doctor about taking Phentermine before you do, but if you feel like you're fighting a losing battle, just talk to your doctors, friends or family. They'll be able to motivate you and provide you with support in many areas. And most of all, don't ever say you can't do it! If you have that attitude you'll always be 100% right. Don't ever give up and never stop striving for your own personal goals!