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Success Stories

Here we celebrate success and share stories! Weight loss is about confidence, and knowing that others have accomplished the same task you've set out to conquer can be powerful motivation to reach your goal.

See Who’s Had Weight Loss Success with BistroMD!

See Who’s Had Weight Loss Success with BistroMD!


Weight loss success is always something to celebrate, and bistroMD is certainly proud to recognize the achievements of all of our customers.

Weight loss is never easy, which is why success is so meaningful. It takes dedication and hard work to achieve your weight loss goals, and conquering this feat is something that is definitely worth celebrating.

Below are some of the most meaningful success stories from some of our most memorable clients. Read about their personal and life-long struggles with weight, and see how they experienced weight loss success with bistroMD.

Fat Man Unleashed Frank Cruz

Frank C. will tell you himself that he used to be a fat man. In a world where people are ashamed to attach the title of “fat” to their persona, Frank has embraced it to motivate others, and has even used it to promote a weight loss campaign of his own: “Death to the Yo-Yo Life.”

Frank was always a “chubby” kid growing up, and this, along with the stress of being a new father in his adult life, caused him to pack on the pounds.

“At one point, I was 5 foot, 11 inches tall and I weighed close to 300 pounds.”

Frank never thought of home meal delivery when it came to weight loss, especially since other diets he tried before never seemed to work.

After going through the vicious cycle of living life as a yo-yo dieter, Frank found a meal delivery diet that helped him achieve his goals of successfully losing weight and keeping it off.

“BistroMD helped me achieve my dreams. It's like I had a chef in my kitchen every day, cooking healthy and delicious meals for me. With a full-time job, and my wife working full-time and raising our kids, neither one of us really have time to cook for ourselves. With bistroMD, it’s like I have my own personal chef, and I get free support from a dietitian. I have all the confidence I need to succeed. It's also nice not worrying about shopping, cooking, or planning out my meals anymore.”

Since becoming a part of the bistroMD family, Frank has said goodbye to "yo-yo" dieting, and has been able to maintain successful weight loss.

To read the rest of Frank’s story, click here.

Weight Loss Success JerriJerri Schlacter: Saved by bistroMD

Jerri Schlacter has had a tough time in her life. With the tragic loss of her husband, and an addiction to food, Jerri emotionally ate her way up the scale, until she decided to motivate herself to live better.

Jerri's husband was Mark, a supervisor for one of the vendors in her convenience store. There was sparks between them from the very beginning.

“When he came into my store, my co-workers and his co-workers knew that there was something between us. We would exchange glances, talk, and smile at each other. They knew they had to get us together.”

“One night, they actually arranged it so that Mark picked me up for an evening out with the whole staff, which I didn’t know about. After that evening out, we both knew that it was the start of something special.”

Besides being a super sweet guy, Jerri noticed that Mark loved taking her out to dinner. In fact, Mark took Jerri out to dinner too often.

After only a few months of dating, Mark proposed to Jerri one day over a romantic lunch. They eloped the same weekend, and began living their life together as husband and wife.

Their newlywed life together was short-lived when Mark’s health took a turn for the worse. Because he was so overweight, Mark passed away from heart complications on he and Jerri's eighth wedding anniversary.

“For at least a year after Mark’s death, I turned to food for comfort and dug myself into a hole of depression. I was physically and mentally sick, and it came to a point where I had to see a doctor for all the physical pain I was going through.”

After being in the blues and eating her way to becoming a diabetic, Jerri decided to research “weight loss programs” in Google one day.

Since Jerri lived alone with her dog, she needed to find a weight loss diet that was easy and convenient. After doing some research online, she came across bistroMD.

Jerri ordered her first week of meals from bistroMD, and has been on the program since July of 2010. After over a year of feeling hopeless and depressed, Jerri finally found a weight loss diet that worked for her.

“When I first started bistroMD, I weighed 220 pounds, and now I'm down to 200 pounds after just two months on the program. It’s amazing how much energy I have, and I'm exercising regularly for the first time in my life!”

To read the rest of Jerri’s story, please click here.

To start experiencing your own weight loss success with bistroMD, visit our FAQ page to learn more about our program.

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