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"It was getting pretty scary," Felix Cirillo, left, of Garden City, said about his weight as well as his wife Betty's and son Robert's. "My wife is a diabetic and on insulin, but our biggest concern was our son. He was young but getting huge, pushing 300 pounds." Cirillo said it was his wife who took charge. "She literally put us in the car and drove us to Jenny Craig on a Sunday morning." Following the program, the trio has collectively lost 195 pounds. Read the family's full story to find out exactly what worked for them by clicking here.(Credit: Cirillo family; Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara)

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Dropping lbs: LIers share weight-loss success stories

Photos from Dropping lbs, our health feature highlighting weight-loss success stories. Do you have a weight-loss story? Send it to ann.smukler@newsday.com


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