124 Pounds Lost: I did it for me!
NAME : Jessica
BEFORE WEIGHT : 330
AFTER WEIGHT : 206
POUNDS LOST : 124
WHEN DID YOU START DEVELOPING A WEIGHT PROBLEM?
I started struggling with my weight shortly after college while both my parents were dealing with health problems and the unexpected death of a close friend I looked up one day and wondered how did I get here
HOW DID YOUR WEIGHT AFFECT ANY ASPECT(S) OF YOUR LIFE?
My weight was keeping me from living life to the fullest I was suffering from depression and just wanted a change
WHAT WAS THE “TURNING POINT” THAT GOT YOU STARTED ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY?
One day it just clicked I woke up and knew I had to change my life
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED?
I started with working out with a friend she held me accountable
HOW LONG AFTER YOU STARTED DID YOU BEGIN TO SEE RESULTS OF YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS?
Immediately after making my mind up for change I seen results, I was sleeping better my skin was clearing up I was moving around with better ease
WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART?
The challenges I had to over come was emotional eating if I was sad I wanted to eat. I was happy I wanted to eat. If I was bored I wanted to eat I had to find a new outlet for my emotions
DID YOU EVER WANT TO GIVE UP? WHAT KEPT YOU GOING?
After seeing results I never wanted to give up it became a way of life and I wanted it more than ever
DID YOU HIT ANY WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAUS? HOW DID YOU OVERCOME THEM?
I hit plateaus but I kept telling myself to trust the process and just stay the course because I knew the Plan worked
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO LOSE MOST OF THE WEIGHT?
DID YOU HAVE ANY NON-SCALE VICTORIES?
My nonscale victory is having clients walk into my office and notice a change in me right away
WHAT DOES YOUR DAILY DIET LOOK LIKE COMPARED TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
Now I’m eating clean and several times a day I don’t eat fast food and when I’m full I stop eating. before I ate just for the satisfaction of eating
HOW DOES YOUR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COMPARE TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
I’m running now and working out 5 days a week previously my physical activity was walking to the refrigerator during commercial breaks
MY WEIGHT LOSS TIPS & TRICKS
- Trust the process
- Always remember this is a lifestyle change not a diet
- Make yourself and your fitness goals a priority
Originally posted 2017-01-19 19:39:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter