May 5, 2023 — Aryn Thirp, a 35-year-old mother and blogger from South Jordan, UT, knew something had to change last year when she saw the numbers in her lab results: her cholesterol and triglycerides, a type of fat found in the blood, were both twice as high as they should have been.
Thirp has hormonal imbalances caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome, which caused other weight loss efforts to be ineffective.
“I thought, ‘OK, this is it. I’m going for it,’” she said. “Those labs really made me panic.”
In April 2022, Thirp started on a weight loss injection called Wegovy, in the…