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Tricia Added More Movement To Her Regular Routine And Lost 100 Pounds

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Great success story! Read before and after fitness transformation stories from women and men who hit weight loss goals and got THAT BODY with training and meal prep. Find inspiration, motivation, and workout tips | Tricia Added More Movement To Her Regular Routine And Lost 100 PoundsName: Tricia Baker
Age: 33
Height: 5’4″
Before Weight: 218 pounds

How I Gained It: I am the youngest of three girls and my sisters are twins. Blonde-haired, blue-eyed, perfect little size four hourglass-shaped twins. Then there was me. My nickname was “Chubby” and even though I was around a size 10 for my teen years, I felt fat.

I went for a jog one day when I was around 14 past some boys out on the basketball court, and I heard one of the boys ask “Who is that?” For half a second my heart soared because someone had noticed me, but then the other boy answered, “Its one of the Malone girls.” The first asked, “Grace or Jeanne?” and the other answered, “No, the ugly one.” He didn’t know I could hear, he wasn’t trying to be mean, but that was how I was known. I was the fat sister. I am not saying that feeling fat made me gain weight. The truth is I was 218 pounds because I love food, and the little voice in my head that says “Don’t eat that” is not nearly as loud or as fun as the joy I get from eating.

Breaking Point: I found out I was pregnant in June 2011. At my very first doctor appointment, I stepped on the scale and it read 218.6. I nearly fell off the scale. The nurse made a note on the chart and asked, “About how much do you think you have gained so far?” I was only six weeks along, and I hadn’t been feeling well, so I knew I had probably lost weight in the last few weeks, but I lied and told her I had gained five pounds just so I could pretend the baby was part of the reason for my weight. I decided right then that as soon as my baby was born I was going to lose all the extra weight.

How I Lost It: My youngest was born January 20, 2012. My goal was to be hot — and hopefully 125 pounds — by the time I went to a wedding on September 30, 2012. It seemed like such an ambitious goal at the time, since I had only left the hospital with baby in tow that day. I was 213 pounds at the time, and that was actually five pounds less than I had been before I got pregnant. I needed to drop 88 pounds in about 8 months. I thought it was aggressive, but doable. Then I remembered I would be up all night with baby and up all day with toddler and it seemed impossible. But I will say I have one thing working for me: I am stubborn. I decided I was going to eat fewer calories than I burn and I was going to keep doing it even if the scale didn’t always tell me what I wanted to hear.

While I was pregnant, I had gestational diabetes and needed to take my blood sugar regularly and track everything I ate. I also had some tummy troubles and began having to eat in small amounts several times a day. By the time my little one came around this was normal for me, so I continued eating a balanced blood sugar diet. I focused on lean meats, lots of veggies and fiber, and limited my sugar and empty carb intake. I gave up all fast food, which was very challenging with a newborn at home and a hungry husband, teenagers and toddler to feed. Everyday, whether I felt like it or not, I went into the kitchen and made something healthy for dinner. I wanted to give up more times than I could count, but that date was coming and I was either going to be the fat sister or I was going to be hot.

I found adding a regular exercise into my routine a little too challenging on no sleep with a tiny baby in my arms and a toddler wrapped around my legs, so I vowed to become more active. I parked farther away, I took the stairs, I carried my baby everywhere, I danced in the living room with my toddler, I took him to the park, I looked through the mail standing up, I did the hard chores I usually assigned to my teenagers, I let the toddler ride on my shoulders around the house. When summer rolled around, I swam every day, but that was more for some sanity time.
I made my goal, plus five pounds extra for vacation cushion, and I kept it a secret. That was harder than the diet! My husband and 4 year old walked up to my sister’s house first. I grabbed my bag from the car and walked in. Both twins were there and they looked puzzled for a moment. One of them said, “Where is the rest of you?” The other just stood with her mouth open. I was actually thinner than either of them for the first time in my life. They insisted upon recording the moment when my mom saw me. I had a lot of moments like that over the next few weeks.

I would love to say the greatest part of being thin is feeling healthy, but I have discovered I am too vain for that! The best part is having people make eye contact with me. I am outgoing and friendly, but it wears on your soul to have people look away every time when you smile at them. Some women are nice enough to smile back, but most people didn’t even see me.

Clothes fit and look cute! I needed a whole new wardrobe! I don’t have to run from the camera now. And I have energy! My precious little angel still does not sleep, but I am able to function during the day and even keep up with my 4 year old and the herd of teenagers that descends upon my house in the afternoons.

Funny downsides no one tells you about: I’m cold! I live in Arizona and the house is around 74 degrees, and I am wearing fuzzy socks and a robe and I am still cold. Seats everywhere are hard! I went to Disneyland a couple months ago, and I must have bruised my butt bones dozens of times. And seat belt panic! When I ride in my car I panic at least once every trip thinking I forgot to buckle my seatbelt because I no longer feel it cutting into me.

In the end, we have to look at the reasons we were where we were, and then either let them go or figure out a way to work with them.

After Weight: 118 pounds

Source: Huffington Post

195 Comments

  1. Cheryle Picco

    August 15, 2017 at 6:06 am

    you are an inspiration to us that were and are the “fat”sister, thanks for sharing your story with us.

  2. Teresa Thomaidis McCoy

    August 15, 2017 at 2:27 am

    Awesome! Any dietary changes?

    • The Weigh We Were.com

      August 15, 2017 at 11:20 am

      Within the next month, I’m adding a ‘diet/meal prep’ questionnaire to women on the site to see if they’ll share more specifics on their nutrition changes! 🙂

      • Tricia

        August 15, 2017 at 12:01 pm

        Yes. 90% of weight loss is diet. Exercise whether structured or just adding lots of movement won’t fix your weight if you just eat more to compensate. I started adjusting what I was eating before I even gave birth. I had to eat fewer carbs for the sake of my gestational diabetes and by the time baby came around some of the carb addiction was getting under control. I started with the easier meals to control. For me that was breakfast and lunch because I could eat the same thing everyday if needed to keep it simple. That way I could also adjust my family’s diet more slowly. As you can image all those boys were not anxious to switch from burgers to salads for dinner. I make the world’s best mac&cheese so they needed to be gradually stepped down into higher protein higher fiber lower carb and lower fat. It was good for them though. All of my older boys have lost weight and are healthier. Calorie cutting was gradual at first and a bit more aggressive towards the end. Don’t let anyone fool you into thinking that just because you lose weight fast you cannot keep it off. Some people have to quit food addiction the way they have quit smoking or drinking but for others it is not an addiction so they can make a more gradual approach. I am only about 8lbs heavier than my lightest weight and it has been 5yrs now so look honestly at why you are eating and decide on an approach. If you eat because you are bored then eating less when you are bored will only be a temporary fix, not being bored will fix the problem. If you eat when you are nervous then eating less when you are nervous is a temporary fix and you have to develop more healthy coping mechanisms an that may mean giving up nervous eating entirely to force yourself to do that. If you eat because your stomach is growling and the food taste good then it is a matter of will power and you just have to eat a bit less even though you like it. Every reason has an approach and every person is different but it always starts by being honest.

  3. Debra Texeira

    August 14, 2017 at 11:38 pm

    I am so happy for you!! What a great accomplishment!!!!

  4. Richard Gardner

    August 14, 2017 at 8:56 pm

    Lunch !

  5. Bonnie Ramnes Heagy

    August 14, 2017 at 1:23 pm

    Congrats for choosing a new path

  6. Sissy Woods

    August 14, 2017 at 9:30 am

    Wow congratulations

  7. Lauri Monteyne

    August 14, 2017 at 9:12 am

    You were beautiful then, and you are now. Great job Tricia!

  8. Michelle Reames

    August 14, 2017 at 5:15 am

    I love it! Good for you, Tricia. Congrats!

    • Shannon Demke

      August 14, 2017 at 6:35 am

      How’d you get the red text?

    • Michelle Reames

      August 14, 2017 at 1:23 pm

      Just type it and hit enter. If you click on it, it’s supposed to do a little video. (from my computer. I don’t know if you can do it from a device)

  9. Elaine Daniels

    March 6, 2017 at 3:28 pm

    Not even the same person.

  10. Ericka Gietzen Nicol

    March 6, 2017 at 2:37 pm

    Awesome job!!!

    Melanie Steinhauser
    Today’s story’s topic, exercise. It’s like the thread heard us.

  11. Michelle Ferren

    March 6, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    “Look at why we are where we are…fix it or get over it”…you inspire me! I like your real approach…

  12. Beverly Altieri Ciborowski

    March 6, 2017 at 7:51 am

    You look wonderful

  13. Debbie Derenski

    March 6, 2017 at 6:45 am

    You have inspired me!!!

  14. Natalie Lanning

    December 16, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    Congrats on your accomplishment!! I wish those boys on the basketball court could see you now.

  15. Gia Lobo

    December 16, 2016 at 12:34 pm

    Loved your story and your reasons behind your motivation! Truly inspirational! ☺️

  16. Phyllis Blottenberger

    December 16, 2016 at 12:27 pm

    Wow go girl

  17. Janet Davies Siegel

    December 16, 2016 at 6:38 am

    Ah…I remember those days when young, it was so easy to shed pounds.

  18. Theresa Padovano

    December 16, 2016 at 5:24 am

    Congratulations to you

  19. Jeanne Landolfi DeMonte

    May 26, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    Way to go you look MARVELOUS

  20. Dianne Suzuki

    May 26, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    Lookin fabulous!!!!

  21. Joanne Lennon-Koronczyk

    May 26, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    You are amazing and you look fantastic!!!

  22. Phyllis Blottenberger

    May 26, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    Awesome ! Congrats!

  23. Cyndi Anderson

    May 26, 2016 at 11:43 am

    You look great! Got that Bond girl thing going on. Lol. Very inspiring. 🙂

  24. Mary Capasso-Newman

    May 26, 2016 at 11:43 am

    You look amazing!

  25. Renee Richardson

    May 26, 2016 at 11:32 am

    You look great. Good job

  26. Wanda Fennell

    May 26, 2016 at 11:02 am

    You look amazing ! You did it !

  27. Theresa Padovano

    May 26, 2016 at 8:12 am

  28. Theresa Padovano

    May 26, 2016 at 8:12 am

    Congratulations what a great job well done.

  29. Mary Lou Wilhoit

    May 26, 2016 at 7:52 am

    Wow,you’re an inspiration! I’m trying to lose weight. It’s so hard,but I know I can do it!

  30. Janet Davies Siegel

    May 26, 2016 at 6:48 am

    Well Tricia, you DEFINITELY SUCCEEDED!!! You are HOT!!

  31. Patricia Baker

    May 26, 2016 at 5:20 am

    Hard to believe it’s been 4yrs. Thanks for the kind words!

  32. Barbie Holowell Hutchens

    May 26, 2016 at 5:19 am

    Fantastic

  33. Bethany Funk

    May 26, 2016 at 4:47 am

    Congratulations I myself am in the middle of losing weight. Thank you for your sharing

  34. Crystal Moore

    May 26, 2016 at 4:25 am

    Patricia Baker

  35. Audrey Moore Cooper

    May 26, 2016 at 4:22 am

    You look amazing! My story is similar to yours as I was always labeled “the fat one”. I have a beautiful 5 year old little girl, a 15 year old little sister, an amazing husband, work part time as a nurse, and am back in nursing school full time to further my education. Finding time to exercise and prepare healthy meals seems so challenging some days. Thank you for the inspiration to not give up!

  36. Melissa Donnellan

    May 26, 2016 at 4:21 am

    What an accomplishment!

  37. Jamie Alexander Rico

    June 24, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    She is cute at either size. Good job on feeling better. You look great!

  38. Kristy Myers

    June 24, 2015 at 9:21 pm

    Way to go!!!!!!

  39. Stephanie Andres

    June 24, 2015 at 6:34 pm

    Samantha Paige Stewart

  40. Tara Watson

    June 24, 2015 at 5:49 pm

    Congratulations!

  41. Debbie Beattie

    June 24, 2015 at 4:35 pm

    Wow

  42. Ruth Woodson

    June 24, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    I need to do this daily at least walk some….but i hate where im at to walk around.

  43. Ayysleth Delvalle

    June 24, 2015 at 3:55 pm

    Tillia Britt

  44. Paige Saunders

    June 24, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    awesome

  45. Tanya Michelle

    June 24, 2015 at 1:06 pm

    Yesenia

  46. Patricia

    June 24, 2015 at 12:56 pm

    My mom just shared this on FB so I didn’t know this was here previously. I can assure you the pictures are real, because they are me. Thank you for all the kind comments! It is nearly 3yrs since I reached my goal and I am still small and still active. Many people have this notion that you can either have fast or lasting results but not both. Its not true. Sometimes you have to retrain yourself to stop looking at food as reward and just like any dependency some people do better with cold turkey and others do better with step down approach. Another thing that I have learned in the last 3yrs is that loose skin gets better with time. That after picture is rather far away but I had a good bit of loose skin at that point, the vast majority of which is gone now thankfully. There was a lot of improvement in the first year and more in the last few months since I joined a gym and started putting a bit of muscle under it. If you want to see more up to date pictures (and better ones than Huffington chose to use) look me up on MyFitnessPal triciab79

  47. Valerie Nickerson Loveland

    June 24, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    Awesome story! I love the part about adding more activity than formal exercise

  48. Jodi Brewer Bottillo

    June 24, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    Congrats you look amazing what am inspiration

  49. Jodi Brewer Bottillo

    June 24, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    Congrats you look amazing what am inspiration

  50. Angie Atkinson

    June 24, 2015 at 10:53 am

    I have also lost 100 pounds. Wrote a book about it. http://booksangiewrote.com

  51. Shoshana Schwartz

    June 24, 2015 at 9:50 am

    Wow. I’m a similar size to her starting weight but I don’t look nearly as big as she did. I also would hate to lose 100 lbs.

  52. Tiffany Farrell

    June 24, 2015 at 9:43 am

    Miaisha M

  53. Jacquie Blue

    June 24, 2015 at 9:21 am

    Hot damnnnnnn
    Way to go lady!! Also Yadira Velasco 30 is still amazing! Good work!!!

  54. Terri Salas

    June 24, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Yeah Christina but you are older! Keep it up!

  55. Rocky Joiner

    June 24, 2015 at 7:21 am

    You gotta get a move on. So much more goes well with more movement. The stronger you get the more you want to move. It’s a cycle that gives back. Life gets better.

  56. Jodie Card Nystrom

    June 24, 2015 at 7:16 am

    Awesome job. You look fantastic.

  57. Sandra Federico

    June 24, 2015 at 5:51 am

    You are amazing

  58. Yadira Velasco

    June 24, 2015 at 5:18 am

    Congrats

  59. Heather Pierson Kellogg

    June 24, 2015 at 2:41 am

    Congratulations! You look amazing!

  60. Tina Vietmeyer

    June 24, 2015 at 1:32 am

    U look great!!

  61. Alice Lewis

    June 24, 2015 at 1:29 am

    Keep up the good work !!!!

  62. Irene Pirker Jensen

    June 24, 2015 at 1:28 am

    Congratulations!

  63. Mike N Natosha Newport

    June 24, 2015 at 1:20 am

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  64. Matt Miller

    June 24, 2015 at 12:59 am

    Damn…..And I thought I was kicking ass having lost 36 lbs. over the last month and a half…lol…pretty cool story and definitely inspirational

  65. Midge Jeff Tyas

    June 24, 2015 at 12:54 am

    Congrats!!!

  66. Kimberly Bailiff Connell

    June 24, 2015 at 12:49 am

    So awesome!! Congratulations!

  67. Carol Nolan Vest

    June 24, 2015 at 12:32 am

    Congratulations
    You are such a inspiration
    God bless

  68. Casey Petrin

    February 28, 2015 at 5:29 am

    Thank you for this story!!

  69. Casey Petrin

    February 28, 2015 at 5:29 am

    Thank you for this story!!

  70. Meagan Christine Bufkin

    February 27, 2015 at 11:19 pm

    Then the next you post about losing weight….

  71. Meagan Christine Bufkin

    February 27, 2015 at 11:19 pm

    Then the next you post about losing weight….

  72. Doreen Petrillo

    February 27, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    Awesome job beautiful sister !!!;)

  73. Deb Owensby

    February 27, 2015 at 9:35 pm

    AMAZING transformation..you look stunning! Not to mention healthy!

  74. Lori D'Arezzo Grayson

    February 27, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    Tricia is my friend on myfitnesspal. She is such an inspiration!

  75. Chris Hirsch

    February 27, 2015 at 8:01 pm

    Kevin Lynch i was just saying this to you

  76. Vanessa Cruz Torluemke

    February 27, 2015 at 5:42 pm

    Congrats!

  77. Denise Asberry

    February 27, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    Look what it did for her. Impressive!

  78. Tina Wong

    February 27, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    Congratulations! U look great

  79. Kay Cole

    February 27, 2015 at 11:11 am

    So happy for you. You are a strong woman to do that.

  80. Tanya McClendon

    February 27, 2015 at 10:13 am

    Gorgeous!

  81. Naomi Ruth Sparks-Gabbard

    February 27, 2015 at 9:43 am

    Just goes to show everyone that it can be done….awesome job. ..you are beautiful

  82. Mary Capasso-Newman

    February 27, 2015 at 9:21 am

    Wow beautiful

  83. Betty Weaver

    February 27, 2015 at 8:11 am

    Well done. At work, when I am waiting on the printer to finish (several times a day), I dance! Thankfully, my clients can’t see me! But it adds more movements to my day.

  84. Linda Mueller

    February 27, 2015 at 7:25 am

    Agree with all posts!

  85. Lorna Betsinda Reina Gonzalez

    February 27, 2015 at 6:56 am

    A great job well done!!

  86. Elaine Jones

    February 27, 2015 at 6:41 am

    I am happy for you You look great

  87. Trudy Lowther Hess

    February 27, 2015 at 6:38 am

    Congratulations! What an inspiration!!

  88. Melissa Hendrix Shuping

    February 27, 2015 at 6:34 am

    Well done…. incredible

  89. Tina Larrabee

    February 27, 2015 at 5:47 am

    Incredible amount of hard work, determination, and honesty! Congratulations!!!!

  90. Natasha Nastee

    February 27, 2015 at 5:30 am

    Loved your story!!! Simple but the truth!

  91. Tamara LyNece Smith

    February 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Awesome!

  92. Tamara LyNece Smith

    February 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Awesome!

  93. زهرة ألاوركيده

    February 27, 2015 at 4:51 am

    Well done bravoooo xx

  94. Rachel Kennedy

    February 27, 2015 at 2:37 am

    Wow, wow,wow, you look incredible, well done!

  95. Carol Nolan Vest

    February 27, 2015 at 1:24 am

    Congratulations
    You Look awesome
    I did a awesome job
    God bless

  96. Cindy Stroud Miles

    February 27, 2015 at 1:18 am

    Congratulations! You look amazing.

  97. Norma Sequeira

    February 27, 2015 at 1:10 am

    Amazing! Such an inspiration!

  98. Elizabeth Tevacile Lopez

    February 27, 2015 at 1:08 am

    Wow she looks beautiful!

  99. ReeNee Langan

    February 27, 2015 at 1:07 am

    Great job! What a great change. Very encouraging

  100. AmyandMichael Reed

    February 27, 2015 at 1:00 am

    Awesome!!!!

  101. Linda Thompson

    February 27, 2015 at 12:53 am

    Just awesome! Outstanding! Your my hero! Wow!

  102. Alisa

    October 11, 2014 at 8:40 am

    For the people saying it’s not the same woman here’s a lil FYI I was friends with her on my fitness pal and followed her. She has before and after pics with her family as well… it most certainly is her! Don’t discredit the hard work this woman has done just because her her results are awesome. Anyone who puts their mind to it can have the same outcome. Congrats Tricia you earned this girl!

  103. Yvonne Villalobos

    August 10, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    GREAT JOB (y)

  104. Matthew Thompson

    August 8, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    John Burch, if it’s not her, it’d have to be one of her sisters. You can zoom in and see its the same face.

  105. Karen L. Clagg

    August 8, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    You go girl. An inspiration to all of us,

  106. Moira Emily Rose

    August 8, 2014 at 11:13 am

    There’s you!!! You came out and you look so very happy and healthy!!!

  107. John Burch

    August 7, 2014 at 7:49 pm

    Probably not the same woman since we aren’t able to click on the pic and compare the face!!!!!!!! Really?????

    • Patricia

      June 24, 2015 at 12:13 pm

      Yep it is the same person. Its me. Look me up on Myfitnesspal.com triciab79 3yrs later and its still me, still small, still healthy, still eating less and moving more.

  108. Millie Orr

    August 7, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Wow!!!!!!!!

  109. Brett Lapp

    August 7, 2014 at 5:13 am

    Onesti Lapp

  110. Wendy Wooding

    August 6, 2014 at 11:44 pm

    Interested

  111. Karen Champion

    August 6, 2014 at 11:15 pm

    How

  112. Carol Mendoza

    August 6, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    I mean your journey towards your weight loss begins.

  113. Carol Mendoza

    August 6, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    I think when you have decided in your mind, then your journey to your weight begins. And read and be motivated and encouraged by this stories of triumph and hard work.

  114. Latrell Mixon

    August 6, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    congrats!

  115. Malinda Gilbert Sherman

    August 6, 2014 at 7:49 pm

    I love stories like this. They are so motivational.

  116. Jec Puyat

    August 6, 2014 at 7:14 pm

    Yani Puyat

  117. Gladys Lebron

    August 6, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    Be proud and own it!!!!

  118. Nicole Ann Johnson

    August 6, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    U look awesome! !

  119. Carla Long

    August 6, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    Loved this article. The things she mentioned at the end are so true, not to mention being able to sit comfortably in a chair that has arms on it vs. feeling like I had vice grips on my thighs.

  120. Jane Wortman

    August 6, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    Congrats to a job well done and keep at it.

  121. Michelle Pollard-Vaughan

    August 6, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    AWESOME!!!

  122. Keke Rogers

    August 6, 2014 at 2:37 pm

    So motivating……you are beautiful

  123. Rethabile Molikeng

    August 6, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    Thank you so much. This is big inspiration

  124. Tricia Felton

    August 6, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    You look Tricia!!!

  125. Gentry Fitness

    August 6, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    CONGRATS!!!!!

  126. Rethabile Molikeng

    August 6, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    What was her daily routine

  127. Lisa-Marie Esparza

    August 6, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    I love this page. These stories of weight loss journeys have truly helped me to stay motivated and on track. Thank you!

  128. Lacey

    August 6, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    Wow! Thank you so much for sharing your story. I am around your age and I am 220 and thinking of trying to start a family. Your story has further motivated me to lose weight before baby and add more movement to my daily routine.

  129. Jennifer Ruark

    August 6, 2014 at 11:48 am

    Congrats!

  130. Ivan Parra

    August 6, 2014 at 11:38 am

    I can’t relate but I enjoyed her triumph and humor … good 4 her

  131. Kathryn Hedjasi

    August 6, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Awesome! You are amazing. Congrats! Great discipline. I love the way you describe your journey. By the way, you look absolutely drop dead gorgeous. But more importantly, from the sound of it you are happy and smiling now. I got about 60 lbs to go.

  132. Teresa Thomaidis McCoy

    August 6, 2014 at 11:08 am

    Awesome!!

  133. Vicky Faulhaber

    August 6, 2014 at 11:01 am

    Congratulations Tricia way to go girl!!!!

  134. Tina Rowe

    August 6, 2014 at 10:57 am

    Amazing!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  135. Diane Roorda Molyneaux

    August 6, 2014 at 10:57 am

    HELP!

  136. Yvonne

    August 6, 2014 at 10:51 am

    Unbelievable… You’re an inspiration!

  137. Kim Asbury

    August 6, 2014 at 10:50 am

    Congrats!

  138. Joseph Gillen

    August 6, 2014 at 10:45 am

    great job

  139. Ginny Bennett-Helmick

    August 6, 2014 at 10:40 am

    I really love this page! It is so motivating! Losing weight is so much harder than putting it on and I feel like I am constantly planning the next meal, or snack, or fitness class. It is really awesome to see real people who have the same responsibilities and obstacles that I do find success. Thank you to everyone who shares their story. You are truly an inspiration!

  140. Kym Velazquez

    August 6, 2014 at 10:40 am

    LOL Girl you are not kidding about the butt bone!! After losing weight I sat on the bleachers at school to watch a volleyball game..man that hurt! Rock on with your hot self!!! Very inspiring as I have about 20 more I want to lose myself!!! You look hot. You have always been amazing!

  141. Danielle Daigle

    August 6, 2014 at 10:34 am

    🙂

  142. Kelsey Radford Thomas

    August 6, 2014 at 10:16 am

    Great story! Very motivating 🙂

  143. Erin McVeigh Leary

    August 6, 2014 at 10:13 am

    You go Tricia! Looking fabulous !!! 😉

  144. Heather Shelton Gum

    August 6, 2014 at 10:08 am

    AWESOME JOB TRICIA!!!! “Weigh” to go!!! I know you feel amazing and are beautiful inside and out. I’d love your input on my page http://www.facebook.com/heathershealthyhabitsdoingitforme. Congrats!!

  145. Pat Meyers

    August 6, 2014 at 10:08 am

    Wow!

  146. Melissa Moreno

    August 6, 2014 at 10:07 am

    Awesome

  147. Lisa Mezurek Gott

    August 6, 2014 at 10:04 am

    Simply amazing!

  148. Kayla Camper

    August 6, 2014 at 10:03 am

    Nic Marie motivation for after my bald peanut comes out(:

  149. Angela Phelps

    August 6, 2014 at 10:01 am

    Wonderful!

  150. Kirsten Tschida

    August 6, 2014 at 10:01 am

    I have 120 to lose in an entire year, this woman has re instilled my motivation. It can be done!!

  151. Joan Little

    August 6, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Gorgeous.

  152. Susan O'Banion Deveaux

    August 6, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Wow…great, great INSPIRATION !!!!!

  153. Jackie Martin

    August 6, 2014 at 9:47 am

    Very inspiring. Loved your detailed honest account of your journey to hotness

  154. Kristina Yonaka-Gordon

    August 6, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Outstanding!!!

  155. Elizabeth Tevacile Lopez

    August 6, 2014 at 9:41 am

    Wow!

  156. Edwina Lee

    August 6, 2014 at 9:37 am

    Great job

  157. Vanessa Lee Walsh-Carpenter

    August 6, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Simply Gorgeous! 🙂

  158. Lorri Beth DeRoy

    August 6, 2014 at 9:30 am

    AMAZING!!!

  159. Daphne Wallace

    August 6, 2014 at 9:29 am

    Congrats

  160. Sharon Jo Buechel Schirman

    August 6, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Awesome

  161. Camille J Hubbard

    August 6, 2014 at 9:25 am

    I’m so proud of her. I pray I can be that strong

  162. Kjersti Kraakenes

    August 6, 2014 at 9:25 am

    I lost 27 kilo, just by walking 🙂

  163. Charles Martin

    August 6, 2014 at 9:24 am

    Wow

  164. Brad Patrick

    February 8, 2014 at 9:05 am

    Great story!

  165. Shawn Julian

    February 8, 2014 at 8:55 am

    AWESOME for her.

  166. Carisma Lucero

    February 8, 2014 at 7:17 am

    inspiring

  167. Donna Carney Kinney

    February 8, 2014 at 6:51 am

    great story

  168. Shivangi Sharma

    February 8, 2014 at 6:17 am

    awesome!

  169. Brenda Burke

    February 8, 2014 at 5:34 am

    I think that a lot of young people put on so much weight is because they eat so many processed foods. They need to use Tricia as an example. Eat healthy.

  170. Connie Loop

    February 7, 2014 at 10:11 pm

    Awesome story!

  171. Jennifer Winchester-Young

    February 7, 2014 at 8:32 pm

    wow!

  172. VeronicaandDavid Ybarra

    February 7, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    U look amazing great job keep it up

  173. Kolokea Houghton

    February 7, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    🙂 you are awesome Tricia!

  174. Helen Moyle

    February 7, 2014 at 5:31 pm

    That is the right way to do it!

  175. Jen Richer

    February 7, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    I like how the title says “added more movement to her regular routine….” Lol
    She worked for it, changed her diet, which is the #1 thing, and became active. You can’t just “stand up to read the mail. Funny they made it found like she didn’t have to do much to lose 100 lbs. good for her!!!! That’s awesome!

  176. Tish Hill Odom

    February 7, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    Thank you for sharing your inspiring life change.

  177. Heather Phillips

    February 7, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    the thing I love about this is that I worry all the time how will my stomach area get smaller…..this gives me hope!

  178. Rakiba Simons Bassadien

    February 7, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    very inspiring story.well done!!!!!!

  179. Jen Ehrhart

    February 7, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    Great job!!!

  180. Galleta Gonzalez

    February 7, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    u did great baby keep it up

  181. Cindy Talbert

    February 7, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    Very heart warming story I could relate to everything that you have written congrats on your new life even though I don’t know you I send you kuddos

  182. Shanda Stribling

    February 7, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    Congrats! :-)…Looking gooood hunbuns!!!…

  183. A Winning Loser

    February 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    AWESOME

  184. Sheila Herndon

    February 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    Wow you look beautiful! Great story, thanks!

  185. Sonia Lopez

    February 7, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Wow!

  186. Danielle Williams

    February 7, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    That is like jaw dropping 🙂

  187. Lynette Lambert Atchison

    February 7, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    She looks amazing!! And her health was all the better for losing all that extra weight 🙂

  188. Mindy Martin

    February 7, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    One word…WOW! Great job!

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