Transformation of the Day: Lava lost 110 pounds. For this Rail Operator and proud mom, her daughter is all the motivation she needs to live a healthy life. By cutting out unhealthy food and walking daily on a local track, she has achieved great results.
What was your motivation? What inspired you to keep going when you wanted to give up?
My daughter is my motivation and my inspiration.
How did you change your eating habits?
I basically went cold turkey when it came to healthy eating habits. I stopped eating carbs and sugar. Instead, I started eating more veggies and baked lean protein. I decreased my calorie intake and did not exceed 1000 calories a day.
What did your workout routine look like?
I power walked or jogged on the local track field at St. Joseph’s University, doing five laps a day. I do 100 crunches with my legs in the air (crisscrossed) before I get out of bed in the morning. I also do 100 crunches at night before going to sleep.
How often did you workout?
What was your starting weight? What is your current weight?
My starting weight was 300 pounds, and my current weight is 190 pounds.
What is your height?
5 ft, 2 inches tall
When did you start your journey?
How long did your transformation take?
Is weight loss surgery part of your journey?
What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned so far?
I learned that food and temptation is the root of all evil.
What advice do you have for people who want to lose weight?
A journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step.