Growing up in Alabama meant Stuart Fenton was blessed with warm summer nights and old fashioned southern comfort food.
Now at 52-years-old and living in Stevensville with his wife, Stuart’s eating habits hadn’t changed. Over the years Stuart’s weight continued to increase resulting in high blood pressure, diabetes, and a diagnosis of morbidly obese. At only 5’4”, Stuart weighed 265 pounds at his heaviest, with a BMI of 45.5.
Stuart with his wife. (before surgery)
Over the years I had tried every diet,” said Stuart. “Diets are great for getting you into a nice outfit for an event, but it’s all short term. I needed a permanent lifestyle change.”