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Before And After: Shela Takes Back Her Life With 115 Pound Weight Loss

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I lost over 100 pounds! Read my weight loss success story at the inspiration weightloss website The Weigh We Were. Beautiful black women losing weight with clean eating habits, lifestyle changes, meal plans and diet programs. Before and after African American pictures, motivation, fitspo and workout gym tips.
NAME : Shela
BEFORE WEIGHT : 315
AFTER WEIGHT : 155
POUNDS LOST : 115

WHEN DID YOU START DEVELOPING A WEIGHT PROBLEM?
After having my son I developed heart Blood pressure and almost became a diabetic.

HOW DID YOUR WEIGHT AFFECT ANY ASPECT(S) OF YOUR LIFE?
I became so unhappy that I was sluggish. I could not sleep I did not use the bathroom on a normal basis.

WHAT WAS THE “TURNING POINT” THAT GOT YOU STARTED ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY?
My son at the age of 2 years old ask me to come down the slide with him while we were at the park. I felt so embarrassed

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HOW DID YOU GET STARTED?
So the beginning of 2007, I decided to join LA Fitness. I also change my way of eating. I stopped drinking soda by replacing it with a lot of water. I started to eat a lot of vegetables like kale, spinach, dandelion, Broccoli and carrots. In the morning, before breakfast, I would hit the gym cardio for 30 minutes and lifting weight for 45 minutes.

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I would go to the gym six days a week. My breakfast included wheat oatmeal with flaxseed two hours later mix nuts or yogurt then lunch a salad and salmon and my dinner which include vegetables, bake sweet potato and chicken, but keep in mind I did not eat past 7 PM.

HOW LONG AFTER YOU STARTED DID YOU BEGIN TO SEE RESULTS OF YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS?
In 11 months, I lost a total of 115 pounds by changing the way, I eat and a lot of exercising. That brought my weight down to 155 pounds. 8 years later, I still managed to keep the weight off by stayi

WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART?
Going to the gym 5 to 6 days a week and lifting weights

DID YOU EVER WANT TO GIVE UP? WHAT KEPT YOU GOING?
No because I seen results as I continue to push myself..

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DID YOU HIT ANY WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAUS? HOW DID YOU OVERCOME THEM?
Yes.. So I change up my excersie routine instead of doing cardio I decided to lift more weights.

HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO LOSE MOST OF THE WEIGHT?
11 months

 

HOW DOES YOUR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COMPARE TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
I ate out everyday and everything

MY WEIGHT LOSS TIPS & TRICKS

  1. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away..
    Trying not to eat past 7 PM. Trying to exercise early in the morning.
  2. When you feel like quitting remember why you started
  3. Make your BODY the sexiest outfit you own
  4. After exercising eat a high-protein preppers or a green drink..
  5. Portion size all of your food..

I lost over 100 pounds! Read my weight loss success story at the inspiration weightloss website The Weigh We Were. Beautiful black women losing weight with clean eating habits, lifestyle changes, meal plans and diet programs. Before and after African American pictures, motivation, fitspo and workout gym tips.

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