MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – “Having the surgery was probably the bestdecision I made health-wise,” said David Aucoine.
David and his wife Misty have turned their lives around for thebetter, and now they want to inspire others to reach the finish line and tackleweight loss goals.
They both recently received Gastric Bypass surgery, which is asurgery that shrinks the stomach as a means for weight loss.
At his heaviest, David was 296 pounds back in July of 2018. Misty was 230 pounds.
David said, “From my heaviest in July, I’ve lost 135pounds.”
If you look at the before and after photos, the results speak forthemselves, and the husband and wife team didn’t just do it to look good.
Misty said, “I was diabetic. My doctor kept increasingmy insulin because I couldn’t get my sugar under control. I had high blood pressureand high cholesterol.”
Now, those health issues are no more.
She said, “[before] I would eat half a dozen donuts. I canonly take two bites now!”
On top of healthier choices, the pair now runs marathons and Mistyis training to become a certified personal trainer.