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My Journey Through the Fat

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Read her success story! Before and after fitness success motivation from women who hit their weight loss goals and got THAT BODY with training and meal prep. Learn their workout tips get inspiration! | TheWeighWeWere.comGrowing up I never thought myself to be very pretty. There was always that one girl who was thinner and prettier and who always dated the guy I secretly had a crush on. Of course I never said anything because I was to fat for him to notice. I went through Middle School and High School with this view of myself. I was always the quite one that was sweet but not much else. I never had a boyfriend or had a guy who was chasing me around wanting to get to know me. I admired things from afar, like playing sports and interesting people. I always wanted to do something about it but I never knew how to go about it.

College came around and I was just as quiet as ever. Just going to class and coming home. I was never a good student, I was always too depressed to really care. My entire family had a weight problem so I knew I could never really lose weight on my own. I had lost about 15lbs Senior year in High School but that was only because I never ate anything.

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Finally, we all joined Weight Watchers together and I slowly became a woman who cared. A woman who wanted to healthier and stronger than she had ever been. I wanted so much out of life. I wanted to run and play sports and to find a husband. Someone who would love me as my skinny self and who never knew me when I was really big.

I went an entire year thinking I would find someone because I had lost a lot of weight but I never did, not until the end of 2007. His name is Andrew and he is the best thing that has ever happened to me! He is a triathelete and has inspired me in so many ways. I don’t swim but I bike, run and lift weights. I am not as skinny as I would like but I am very fit and love being an athlete.

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My Ah Ha moment has been slow coming but it is finally coming full circle. I am getting stronger as the weeks go by and I can’t wait to see how I will come through the other side.

I plan on running a duathlon and marathon this year! I am so excited about the future. Being healthy has made my life so much better. I am able to focus on other factors in life and not worry about how I feel or what I am going to wear. Losing weight was the 3rd best thing to ever happen to me (1st is Jesus and 2nd is Andrew).

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