Success Stories

Don’s Story

Three months ago I was suffering from joint pain both in my shoulders, knees, and lower back. Not from injury, but just from the bad food I had been eating. It was lots of sugar and all of that. Since then a lot of that has really been...

Chris’s Story

Thanksgiving 2016 we had family pictures taken. Up until that moment I knew I was overweight and had issues, but you know, hey everybody has issues. Everybody's got high blood pressure when you're overweight. But when we took our family...

Carla’s Story

Before I came to Mark and Michele, I was recovering from cancer, and I was kind of on my own health quest journey. And there's so much out there, it's hard to make sense of it all. And I was taking mountain loads of pills, and I was eating...

Cari Stuff’s Story

My health was pretty much the pits. I couldn't figure out why. Compared to everyone around me, I thought I was the healthy one, and I wasn't on a whole lot of medications, but you know, didn't feel good. I was always struggling. I knew...

Bob Harrison’s Story

Drs. Mark and Michele are so unique. Hi, I'm Bob Harrison and I have put on events in Hawaii for 37 years. For many of those years, we have had people from different avenues of health and wellness to share with our group and our audience....

Mike Rovner

Mike Rovner shares how taking steps towards wellness has not only affected his life but his $80 million dollar business. Mike Rovner is the Founder and president of Mike Rovner Construction, an $80 million/year general contractor. As a...

Cindy Heald

I've struggled for a long time with emotional eating and poor body image. And the more weight I put on, the worse those became. So, I was in a pretty low state. I never felt like an example. Being in the health field and teaching young...

Trampas Parker

I was just a typical X-Pro Athlete who though I knew everything, and I didn't have a problem in the world. But after coming here with my wife and meeting Dr. Michele, she set me straight on life. That's when I found out I was .01 away from...

Sherry Parker

I was a middle-aged woman with menopausal problems, high blood pressure and low on energy. I had gained a little bit of weight. Knowing my body, I knew something wasn't right. I had been told that I would just be on blood pressure medicine...

Rachel Fusselman

I honestly was fine being obese. I was an emotional eater and I didn't want to give it up. I didn't realize then that emotional eating was an eating disorder. I just thought it was the way things were now after 4 children and that I deserved it. Every night, once the...

Christine Mata

I am an installation technician for AT&T which requires a lot of heavy lifting, attic and crawl space work and climbing utility poles. As a 58 year old female, this is no easy task. Prior to visiting FMI, I was constantly fatigued, irritable, and experiencing joint...

Kimberly Shipman

When I came to see Dr. Mark Sherwood at Functional Medical Institute, I was struggling with my weight. I thought I was doing all the right things by eating healthy and exercising, but physically I was not seeing the results. In reality, I was eating some of the wrong...