Sheri Cornett, Newland


“I’m a food addict, and my addiction was killing me. I knew I had to do something about it, but nothing worked. I’d always been heavy; I weighed 160 pounds in first grade, and before my surgery, I was taking 22 pills a day for every health issue imaginable. Having weight reduction surgery at Catawba Valley Medical Center changed my life. I went from 308 pounds to 145, and I have more self-confidence. One of the hardest things to realize is that it’s not a cure-all; it’s a tool to help you conquer your weight and health issues. It’s a way of life, and it’s worth it if you do it for the right reasons.”

Sheri Cornett

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