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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.com5 years ago I started a journey but I had no idea where I was going to end up.  I was 229 pounds and even though I knew I was fat, I wasn’t willing to do anything about it – until the issue was pushed.  My sis in law had a baby and she wanted to lose the baby weight so she asked me if I would be willing to lose weight with her.  Suprisingly I said yes but since I was married, my husband would need to be a part of this as well.  We cut calories and started walking – the weight dropped pretty easily.  I then joined a gym and it changed how I viewed exercise and myself.  I was talked in to starting a walk/run program.  I hated it, I hated running with everything in me but I was determined to run a 5k.  So I kept working at it and eventually found myself running a full mile.  Well I ran that 5k and a passion was born!  I actually loved running, even when it was really hard.  I have since run a 25k, many 5k and 10k races and will run a half marathon in February!  To me running 10 miles is simply a great way to relax and unwind.  I am a much happier person and feel younger and healthier at 40 then I ever did at 20!  I have so much more self confidence both from losing weight and running.  I enjoy shopping for clothes now, something I hated before.  I don’t mind my picture being taken but that wasn’t so 5 years ago.  I just love life and appreciate it more now that I am fit and healthy!  Side note – my SIL lost all the baby weight plus some and my husband lost 60 pounds  🙂

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