Letter to the Editor: How I Lost Over 125 Pounds

We LOVE reading your stories and hearing more about how you are conquering the world each and every day. Today’s letter comes from Marquita, a woman that struggled with several illnesses, but with faith, diet, and exercise, was able to overcome them all.

Thank you, Marquita, for sharing your story with us, and continuing to inspire through your walk!

– Bryana Holcomb, Associate Editor

Hi, Black Doctor.org,

My name is Marquita Wilson and I would love to share my story with you to bring awareness to diabetes, and many other health issues in which affects so many of us in our communities.

I began my journey sitting at over 251 pounds. I was emotionally drained from the death of my mother, providing care for