Well, I did it. I made my weight loss goal! I am very proud of myself.

If you've been following along, you know I have promised myself to become a bit more healthy for my family. My son is seven and runs circles around me, and I want to be able to keep up with his rambunctious spirit. To do that, I want to be at peak health for my age.

I decided to share this very private journey with the public, because if I find something that works for me, maybe it'll do the same for you. I also want to erase the stigma of women and losing weight, and believe everyone should have the chance to enhance their inner selves.

Dr. Brian Gillis and his manager Chris Weeks at the Medical Wellness Center in Oakland, Maine, introduced me to a vital addition to my daily regimen for a healthier lifestyle.

LOOK: My Journey Beginning the Popular Semaglutide Shots

About 'The Shot'

It's called Semaglutide.

Semaglutide serves as an antidiabetic medication prescribed for type 2 diabetes treatment, and also functions as a weight loss medication intended for long-term weight management. This was developed by Novo Nordisk in 2012, and as per Wikipedia, it operates by mimicking the action of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptors, essentially telling to your body that you are full.

This regime has truly worked wonders. I started on November 1, and since then, I have lost over 40 pounds and hit my goal weight. I self-administer a shot into my abdomen each week.

For me, this was always meant to be a temporary solution. I've stopped taking it now, and have successfully maintained my weight loss through regular exercise at the gym and by sticking to a healthy diet. I also drink tons of water, because water is life.

Don't get me wrong, my appetite has returned somewhat. But because I've changed my lifestyle, I find it easier to manage and avoid overindulging.

It's crucial to mention that alongside taking the shot, I put in a lot of exercise, adopted healthy eating habits, and leveled up my water intake. I consistently emphasize that I didn't solely rely on the shot to achieve results. This balanced approach contributed to the speed and effectiveness of my progress.

Radio Host's Transformation Working With Maine Wellness Center

So many of us grapple with the disconnection between our inner beings and our outward appearances, making it difficult to know where to start on the journey of personal growth.

And if you think it's too expensive, it's not. Affordability is key to the center's winning and successful formula. It's not just about an injection, its about an experience! It's your health journey, and Dr. Gillis wants to help you start today. The weight loss management they practice is based on science and knowledge combined, and are on the cutting edge of the newest and best out there.

Get to Know Doctor Brian Gillis

Doc is a renowned expert in anal-rectal pathology and physiology, with a subspecialty in defecatory disorders. He knows what he's doing, and is licensed by the State of Maine as an Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon. He has privileges at Maine General Hospital and at Northern Light Inland Hospital in Waterville Maine, where he previously served as Vice Chief of Staff.

A current member of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Gillis served as Chief of Surgery at Inland Hospital from 2008 to 2011. He lives in nearby Belgrade, Maine, with his wife and three children, and owns and operates the largest anorectal defecatory laboratory in the state of Maine. It's a major referral center for patients suffering from fecal incontinence and chronic constipation.

He practices personalized medicine where YOU are the priority. So leave your worries about the scale behind, because they are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way.

Check out everything Doc has to offer at the Medical Wellness Center! 

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