Kayla has struggled with her weight her entire life. However, when she was let go from her job, she became depressed. As she gained weight, she began to have difficulty walking due to knee problems. After hearing the news that she would be a grandmother, she decided to move forward with weight loss surgery. She lost 240 pounds in a year and a half, and her health and social life improved immensely.
“I really think that he (Dr. Minkin) saved my life. They all saved my life. Because I don’t know if I would be here. Or I wouldn’t be as happy and as changed as I am now.”