Weight Loss Success Stories: Amanda Lost 70 Pounds Just For Herself
NAME : Amanda
BEFORE WEIGHT : 220
AFTER WEIGHT : 142
POUNDS LOST : 70
WHEN DID YOU START DEVELOPING A WEIGHT PROBLEM?
I’ve always been a bit heavier growing up. I started to feel the pressure to lose weight at 12 and did the exact opposite. I piled on even more weight after a boyfriend broke my heart as a teenager. At my heaviest I was 200lbs. I’ve been working very hard for a year to become a happier, healthier version of myself. I’m so proud of my journey!!
HOW DID YOUR WEIGHT AFFECT ANY ASPECT(S) OF YOUR LIFE?
I was self conscious, I became an introvert and I avoided any evens that involved pools or beaches like the plague.
WHAT WAS THE “TURNING POINT” THAT GOT YOU STARTED ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY?
I woke up and realized I wasn’t happy about any aspect of my life. My job, my relationships, and especially my body. So I overhauled my life.
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED?
The gym 2x a week which progressed to 6x a week.
HOW LONG AFTER YOU STARTED DID YOU BEGIN TO SEE RESULTS OF YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS?
Within 3-5 weeks.
WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART?
Lack of motivation.
DID YOU EVER WANT TO GIVE UP? WHAT KEPT YOU GOING?
Many times. But I kept telling myself progress comes with work.
DID YOU HIT ANY WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAUS? HOW DID YOU OVERCOME THEM?
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO LOSE MOST OF THE WEIGHT?
DID YOU HAVE ANY NON-SCALE VICTORIES?
WHAT DOES YOUR DAILY DIET LOOK LIKE COMPARED TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
HOW DOES YOUR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COMPARE TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
MY WEIGHT LOSS TIPS & TRICKS
- Drink a lot of water.
- Wake up early and hustle!
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