She shared her journey with us in 2015 after losing 105 lbs. Shortly after, she was hit by a car and regained 70 lbs over the course of 2 1/2 years. She shared with us how she reclaimed her health and got back on track.
During her six-year wellness journey, she has built a new lifestyle and figured out what eating habits and workout routines work for her.
This talented makeup artist wrote to us to share how she’s maintained her success with healthy food and exercise and her biggest lessons and insights.
At 47 years young, she was taking 12 medications, her health was declining and she was saddend to see the toll her health was taking on on her family. Determined to get healthy and fit, she had VSG surgery and transformed her lifestyle.
During her three year transformation, she worked with a nutritionist, prioritized exercise, and used trial and error to determine what worked for her. She also took time to become more self-aware and understand her triggers that were leading to emotional eating.
This proud mom was motivated to change her life when she began to experience circulation issues, blood clots in her lungs, and other health issues. Gastric sleeve surgery is one of the tools she used to transform her lifestyle.
She was unhappy about her weight gain and tired of getting exhausted doing simple tasks, so she decided to take action. She embraced tools such as the OMAD style of intermittent fasting to get results.
At the start of her journey, two of her loved ones faced significant medical challenges and she had every reason to quit, but she refused to give up. She worked with a nutrition coach, worked out consistently, and was accountable.
By working out and following a low-carb/keto lifestyle, she’s maintained her results.
Earlier this year, a routine physical revealed that she had pre-diabetes and high cholesterol. With her 3-year-old twins in mind, she decided it was time to make some serious lifestyle changes, like working with a dietitian.