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Weight Loss Success Story: Keisha Loses 79 Pounds And Transforms Her Body

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WHEN DID YOU START DEVELOPING A WEIGHT PROBLEM?

I went to the doctor and he told me I was obese at the age of 17. I got on depo shots at the age of 15 years old that’s when I started putting on weight.

I lost over 70 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 : Lakeisha
BEFORE WEIGHT : 254
AFTER WEIGHT : 175
POUNDS LOST : 79

HOW DID YOUR WEIGHT AFFECT ANY ASPECT(S) OF YOUR LIFE?
I didn’t want to go anywhere and I hated taking pictures. All I wanted to do was eat and sleep.

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WHAT WAS THE “TURNING POINT” THAT GOT YOU STARTED ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS TRANSFORMATION?
I got off the depo shots and became pregnant. My daughter was my motivation. I was embarrassed to take pictures with her because I gained so much weight. I weighted 254 pounds. I couldn’t play with her outside because I was always tired.

HOW DID YOU GET STARTED?
I bought a workout dvd and I started working out from my bedroom. Day and night doing sit-ups and my workout dvd. I was eating vegetables and drinking water.

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HOW LONG AFTER YOU STARTED DID YOU BEGIN TO SEE RESULTS OF YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS?
After a month of working out I went back to the doctor. I went from 254 pounds to 200 pounds and a month he was like what did you do you look amazing.

DID YOU EVER WANT TO GIVE UP? WHAT KEPT YOU GOING?
No. My daughter and my son was my motivation.

HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO LOSE MOST OF THE WEIGHT?
One month

DID YOU HAVE ANY NON-SCALE VICTORIES?
The scale is evil I go by inches

WHAT DOES YOUR DAILY DIET LOOK LIKE COMPARED TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
I ate a lot of soul food fast food you name it I was always hungry. That depo shots made me hungry all I wanted to do was eat.

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HOW DOES YOUR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COMPARE TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
My fitness level today I’m more advanced. I workout 6 to 7 days a week. This my lifestyle now. I don’t want to go back to the heavier me when I couldn’t go up and down the stairs because I would give out of breath.

MY WEIGHT LOSS TRANSFORMATION TIPS & TRICKS

  1. Even if you mess up just keep going it will balance out
  2. Keep driving and never give up
  3. Remember the reason why you started
  4. meal prep on Sunday and drink a gallon of water a day
  5. No excuse
    Take before and after picture
    Don’t get discouraged by the scale
    Don’t quit

I lost over 70 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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