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Success Stories

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...

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...

Carla Odom

Where was I? When I came to FMI, I was recovering from cancer and was confused by all the information available. Even though I was eating healthy and consuming mass quantities of supplements, I was still in pain and unhealthy. I was anxious, depressed and...

Jennifer Cyr

I didn’t feel like myself. I didn’t have any energy. I was tired all the time and just feeling like I needed a change. It’s a pretty significant mental game that first three or four weeks as you start to grieve the things that you’re...

Ricky Burr

Where I used to be... I began my journey to wellness, weighing 268 pounds, having a 47 inch waste, blood pressure in the hypertensive range, and with glucose levels in the pre-diabetes range. I suffered from acid reflux and required several antacids every day, just to...

Carla Hanes

A big issue was blood pressure that was out of control. I was having some medication changes that didn't seem to really help. Also, I was having some inflammation in the body that couldn't be identified. I didn't really know what to do...