156 Pounds Lost: a walk in progress
NAME : Susan
BEFORE WEIGHT : 440
AFTER WEIGHT : 284
POUNDS LOST : 156lbs
WHEN DID YOU START DEVELOPING A WEIGHT PROBLEM?
I have been over weight my whole life
HOW DID YOUR WEIGHT AFFECT ANY ASPECT(S) OF YOUR LIFE?
I had low self esteem, no friends
WHAT WAS THE “TURNING POINT” THAT GOT YOU STARTED ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY?
My personal trainer! He knew i could do it before i knew i was gong to do it.
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED?
One day i was eating myself to death and i ask myself if Martin, my personal trainee would take me as a client i would give it a 150%. He did and I’ve been working hard ever since
HOW LONG AFTER YOU STARTED DID YOU BEGIN TO SEE RESULTS OF YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS?
I saw results in the first couple of weeks
WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART?
Mental, I’m my own worst enemy. Cravings
DID YOU EVER WANT TO GIVE UP? WHAT KEPT YOU GOING?
All the time until one day my trainer said stop saying your going to quit. He said you know your going to finish so stop saying the word quit
DID YOU HIT ANY WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAUS? HOW DID YOU OVERCOME THEM?
I haven’t yet
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO LOSE MOST OF THE WEIGHT?
I lost the weight over a year. Slow and steady
DID YOU HAVE ANY NON-SCALE VICTORIES?
Yes! Did my first 5k
Walked 103 miles in the month of June
Walked 207 miles in the month of aug
I went from wearing a 34x dress to a size 3x
WHAT DOES YOUR DAILY DIET LOOK LIKE COMPARED TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
HOW DOES YOUR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COMPARE TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
I went from couch potatoe to gym rat!
MY WEIGHT LOSS TIPS & TRICKS
- It’s very mental
- Take one meal and day at a time
- Your going to feel like quitting that’s when you work even harder
- Scale is just a number take measurement oncea month
- Rome wasn’t built in a day. It take time
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