How Amy lost 90 pounds and got off her meds


Amy suffered from a number of different diseases and was overweight and medicated. When she found keto however, she managed to turn her life around. Here is her story.

Amy’s story

In December 2018, I was 250 lbs (113 kg). I had diabetes with an HbA1c of 6.8, celiac, PCOS, and endometriosis. My toes began getting a numb sensation. My blood sugar numbers were well over 200. I blacked out, and fell next to my bed, no idea how long. Fast track to January 2019 when I began a very strict keto diet.

I began at 250 lbs (113 kg). I am now 160 lbs (73 kg) working on the last 30 (14 kg).

I am off all meds. My HbA1c is a 4.9. My blood sugar numbers stay under 90. My celiac is controlled. My period is back. I have not had any endometrial flare ups.

I have lost 90 lbs (41 kg) to date. My fitness is at a much better point. My physical health has done a 100% turn around. My mental health has changed dramatically. My quality of life is better than it has ever been.

Learning to love myself again has ultimately changed my life. I would never dream of going back to the person I was before. I don’t recognize that person. It is like I woke up one day to this completely new version of myself. It is like I clawed my way out of who I was to be who I am today.

That is my short story.


Congrats on your amazing transformation, Amy! Your story is a powerful example of how it isn’t all about the weight. Keep up the great work!

/ Dr. Bret Scher


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