I lost 12lbs in 10 days on ZepBound: My Honest Review.

Chevon Phillip
4 min readJun 8, 2024
Photo by Samuel Ramos on Unsplash

How it all started

Suppose you, like me, are a new father of two kids under 2. In that case, you might have known that eating healthily might not have been your top priority after working an 8-hour day, working on a master’s degree, paying for a wedding, and budgeting for an upcoming birthday party…All shows that time and meal planning are less of a priority when you have other, more pressing things to worry about.

Here is my quick backstory. I have always struggled with my weight and the motivation needed to dedicate enough time to a healthy lifestyle. At 29, I think of myself as pretty active with my kids and puppy, but things don’t always go as planned. Fast-forward to about two months ago, when my fiancé explained that celebrities like the Kardashians are using this new weightless drug called Wegovy and Ozempic (GLP1s).

I thought nothing of it too much until I saw a YouTube video of her favorite YouTube influencer who lost 50 LBs on ZepBound within months. Don’t get me wrong; I wasn’t too thrilled at the time, but when I saw a before-and-after photo, I was shocked and amazed at the same time.

My initial Research

I dedicated myself to researching (googling, reading blogs, YouTube reviews, etc.) the pros and cons of these…



Chevon Phillip

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