Success Stories

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...

Charlotte Simpson

I became a momma at the young age of 17, got married and was blessed with 2 more daughters and a stepdaughter. Family life was in full swing and I just stopped taking care of myself and took care of everyone else. I felt so out of control on my nutrition. I would go...

Darren Schrum

What brought you to our clinic? I have tried to work out over the years, but for the past 10 years I have really seen no change. In the past couple of years I began to feel really sluggish. I also experienced no strength gain…actually, I was probably losing strength....