Hello all! My name is Kendra and I am the newest employee at Medshape Weight Loss Clinic in the Peoria office. As a child I was overweight, went on my first diet at age 12-13 and struggled with my weight on and off since then. After lots of dieting, getting my Associate’s Degree in Applied Science for Medical Assisting, some college courses in Nutrition Science and learning from experience, I have finally started losing weight the healthy, slow and steady way. That is just a little bit of what brought me to look for a job in weight loss. It is a dream come true to become a part of the Medshape team. Not only do I get to help people, but I get to help them and understand exactly what they’re talking about when they talk about their struggles and victories in weight loss; I get to be there to help them through tough times with encouragement AND get super excited when they have lost inches or overcome some kind of temptation…it’s awesome!
So, if you couldn’t already tell, this is the greatest place I could have ever been offered a job. I hope MedShape Weight Loss Clinic to be the last place I ever work! To make things even better, along with getting to help people through something I have a lot of experience in, I also work with some of the best girls I have met since I moved here from Missouri (and I’ve been here for 3 years now!). Right off the bat you can tell each and every part of this team is kind, compassionate and very welcoming….they care about each person who walks through the door and it shows (whether they’re in front of a patient or not). It doesn’t matter if you are someone who wants to lose 10 pounds, 200 pounds or even just come in for some injections and/or supplements as you eat according to your own eating plan…we are here to help. Period. No questions. No judgement. Medshape staff just wants to help.
I guess to sum it all up:
I have a past with quite a bit of teasing, feeling ugly, being the “fat” sister/friend and I finally did something about it in a very healthy way…I have an extremely true passion for my job even after just a few weeks because of that (and my love of helping people)
The people I work with are amazing and I can tell they have just as strong of a passion for helping people through a very huge part of their lives….they’re awesome.
ANYONE can be helped at Medshape. If you’re low on energy and just feel like you need a boost…we got you! If you feel like losing weight is just too hard and you’re the type of person who needs a structured plan for you to follow step by step with some weekly support along the way…we got you! If you want a little bit more than just a nutrition plan, we have Slim Now Therapy available to help boost your weight loss! If you hate injections…we have supplements. We just help in so many ways, it’s great.
The environment in the clinic itself is amazing! Everything is positive, nobody is judgmental, everyone is there to help everyone…I love my job!!!