109 Pounds Lost: The struggle is real!
NAME : Kelly
BEFORE WEIGHT : 286
AFTER WEIGHT : 177
POUNDS LOST : 109
WHEN DID YOU START DEVELOPING A WEIGHT PROBLEM?
After a car accident in 1997 when I crushed 5 vertebrae in my back and had too much pain for exercise. In 2012 I finally lost 72 pounds! I became unexpectedly pregnant with my 3rd child in 2014 and gained everything back! I become so depressed and had so much self hate I developed Trichotillomania and knew I had to get myself back. As soon as I could I started my journey again and 8 months post pregnancy I had dropped 109 pounds.
HOW DID YOUR WEIGHT AFFECT ANY ASPECT(S) OF YOUR LIFE?
I never socialized…..
WHAT WAS THE “TURNING POINT” THAT GOT YOU STARTED ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY?
When my husband started skydiving and I went on an observation flight….they could barely get the safety chute onme. I felt embarrassed for him.
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED?
HOW LONG AFTER YOU STARTED DID YOU BEGIN TO SEE RESULTS OF YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS?
WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART?
DID YOU EVER WANT TO GIVE UP? WHAT KEPT YOU GOING?
I loved not going into the plus size section!
DID YOU HIT ANY WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAUS? HOW DID YOU OVERCOME THEM?
I am currently in the plateau stage and trying to push past it!
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO LOSE MOST OF THE WEIGHT?
DID YOU HAVE ANY NON-SCALE VICTORIES?
Went from a size 24 to a size 11/12
WHAT DOES YOUR DAILY DIET LOOK LIKE COMPARED TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
Once a day…fast food usually
HOW DOES YOUR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COMPARE TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
I have my own gym!
MY WEIGHT LOSS TIPS & TRICKS
- I challenged myself daily! If I walked 10000 steps one day I’d walk 11000 the next!
- I gave myself a cheat day
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