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Weight Loss Before and After: I Lost 80 Pounds After Having Enough

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I lost 80 pounds! See my before and after weight loss pictures, and read amazing weight loss success stories from real women and their best weight loss diet plans and programs. Motivation to lose weight with walking and inspiration from before and after weightloss pics and photos.I have struggled my entire life with my weight.
A friend took my before picture of me in 2008. I saw it and started crying.
I am lucky enough to work where there is a small gym, so I started going down on my lunch breaks and walking on the treadmill.
After that I started counting calories, and then did Weight Watchers. I was 255 pounds and lost 80 pounds over the course of a year. I kept it off for about a year but then started getting depressed and fell off the wagon.
I was being too strict all the time and then I would lose control and binge. I gained back up to 218 pounds. Last April my ex husband and I separated and I got angry. I started working out harder and smarter.
I jogged every other day and hit the gym on opposite days which I still do now. I eat what I want within reason, avoiding breads and fried foods.
I LISTEN to my body now and if I really want a hamburger or a cookie, I have one. It seems to be the trick for me. Now I am down an additional 17 pounds from my original weight loss. I still would like to lose 10-20 pounds but this time I am not obsessed completely and I am taking my time to get where I want to be.
I am much happier and I know I won’t go back to where I was because it feels too good to be able to run and move and have energy!
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