“The biggest factor was my son. He had just started walking and I was getting tired of trying to follow him around. I was so inactive that I just wanted to sit down and play video games all day. I felt like a bystander in my own life.”
“Let yourself be hungry. A lot of people eat because they think they’re hungry or bored. Learn to listen to your body and understand what actual hunger feels like. You’ll find yourself eating less often and truly enjoying the food when you do eat.”
Hey! I originally wanted to lose weight just to shed a couple of pounds before my wedding so I could feel better in my dress! I started a ketogenic diet 2 months before my wedding and lost around 15lbs in that time frame. After that, I just loved seeing the weight fall off me and decided to stick with it! Another year on I can not even think about going back to my old eating habits!
I was always tired and didn’t find joy in doing the things I enjoyed before. I struggled with my self-esteem and wanted to feel more confident about myself. I remember at work, I would nod off at my desk, and would have to frequently buy and chug 5-hour energy drinks to keep myself going. I hit an energy wall again by 4 pm. I really needed something to change.
Hi! Tell us about yourself…why did you decide to start losing weight? Hi! My name is Danielle and I’m 26 years old. I’m a wife,
I knew I had to lose this weight for my children, they are my inspiration and the reason I have kept going. I want to be able to watch them grow up and be there for them throughout their life, being obese to the extent I was, was really jeopardizing that.
The day I realized I needed to make a change was the day I couldn’t keep up with my kids. I remember them outpacing me, that was the moment I vowed to lose weight, so I could be healthy for them.
Hi! Tell us about yourself…why did you decide to start losing weight? “I was always the big girl.” I decided to lose weight for my
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