After the insertion of a hormonal iud . I started eating a lot and developing stress and anxiety.
HOW DID YOUR WEIGHT AFFECT ANY ASPECT(S) OF YOUR LIFE? I couldn’t play with my kids , I has no energy to clean or even walk up a flight of stairs .
WHAT WAS THE “TURNING POINT” THAT GOT YOU STARTED ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY? I saw a picture of myself posted on ig , and I was ashamed of how big I let myself go.
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED? I started logging meals on mfp and going to the gym .
HOW LONG AFTER YOU STARTED DID YOU BEGIN TO SEE RESULTS OF YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS? Within 3 months I started seeing results.
WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART? Finding time to exercise , living in a household were food and snacks were always around , stress of school .
DID YOU EVER WANT TO GIVE UP? WHAT KEPT YOU GOING? What kept me going was seeing how much of a better mom I was becoming for my twins . The added energy gave me the boost I needed to be there for them .
DID YOU HIT ANY WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAUS? HOW DID YOU OVERCOME THEM? I hit a plateau at 171 and I started to eat every two hours to activate my metabolism . I am now down to 160
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO LOSE MOST OF THE WEIGHT? About 6 months
DID YOU HAVE ANY NON-SCALE VICTORIES? Yes , I am a bridesmaid in a wedding and I purchased a size smaller because I knew I was going to lose weight . I tried the dress on and it was way too big !
WHAT DOES YOUR DAILY DIET LOOK LIKE COMPARED TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER? I still eat some of the same things , but in moderation . I don’t overindulge and I drink more water .
HOW DOES YOUR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COMPARE TO WHEN YOU WERE HEAVIER? I am soo much more physically active , I enjoy cleaning and walking and I try every class the gym has to offer .
MY WEIGHT LOSS TIPS & TRICKS
- Drink plenty of water
- Don’t deprive yourself of foods you love ,
- Eat in moderation
- Go to the gym !
- Follow people on your journey on social media !