Weight Loss Success Story: Kia’s 30 Pounds Weight Loss Transformation
WHEN DID YOU START DEVELOPING A WEIGHT PROBLEM?
I started developing weight problems after I had my son and lost my grandmother back in 2008. Losing my grandmother was the hardest thing I have ever went through, She was my world but I also gained an angel my son Jamon when he came into my life my whole world changed for the better.
NAME : Kia
BEFORE WEIGHT : 324
AFTER WEIGHT : 294
POUNDS LOST : 30 pounds
HOW DID YOUR WEIGHT AFFECT ANY ASPECT(S) OF YOUR LIFE?
My weight affected me in so many ways I stopped wanting to go places every time my friends would ask me to go out I would make up an excuse so I wouldn’t go.
WHAT WAS THE “TURNING POINT” THAT GOT YOU STARTED ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY?
Going to the doctor and being told that I may be a pre diabetic and may not being able to have kids in the future because of my weight. Hearing that really opened my eyes also seeing my son I knew I had to live not only for me but also for him.
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED?
The very first thing I did was research healthy foods and recipes, I then started looking at workouts that I would like (Zumba) is my bestfriend!!
HOW LONG AFTER YOU STARTED DID YOU BEGIN TO SEE RESULTS OF YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS?
I would say within my first month!!
WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART?
DID YOU EVER WANT TO GIVE UP? WHAT KEPT YOU GOING?
It was plenty of times I wanted to give up but looking at my family and looking at my before and after pictures that I always take kept me pushing. It’s not easy and does not work over night it’s really a mind and dedication thing you have to want it!
DID YOU HIT ANY WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAUS? HOW DID YOU OVERCOME THEM?
No I haven’t hit any Plateaus
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO LOSE MOST OF THE WEIGHT?
About 3 months
WHAT DOES YOUR DAILY DIET LOOK LIKE COMPARED TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER?
I didn’t really eat a lot of junk food I just really loved Sodas!! Dr. Pepper was my favorite soda I use to love Zaxbys fries also!!