"People started telling me that I was definitely getting too thin and it seemed to me that nobody liked the new me," says Kerri, who came on the show seeking Dr. Phil's help about coping with reactions from her loved ones to the changes in her life.
Her mom, for example, said Kerri was on "a very short fuse," and her two daughters agreed that she was nicer when she was heavier.
Kerri admits that she took her weight loss efforts to the extreme. "It definitely became an obsession," she says. "Being on the Dr. Phil show was a huge wake-up call for me ... At the time, I really didn't think I looked as pale and gaunt as what I saw on TV."
Once Kerri implemented the balance that Dr. Phil discussed, her
"Over the last year, there have been huge changes for me," says Kerri, who recently got engaged and purchased a home. "Dr. Phil, I am eternally grateful to you for jumpstarting me on my road to recovery."