“I feel like this is exactly who I have been my whole life, just trapped in a different body,” says Megann Gaylor of Iuka.
“I can cross my legs, ride weight-restricted rides, fit in an airplane seat—so many things I never realized I was limited in because of my weight. I can walk in public and not want to be hidden.”
Since having weight loss surgery in October 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Megann has lost 140 pounds along with her joint pain and acid reflux. “Do it for yourself,” Megann urges others. “The only regret I have is not doing it sooner.”