She is determined to beat a family history of diabetes. With help and direction from her personal trainer, she feels healthier and more confident.
Her journey began after being diagnosed with high blood pressure and put on medication. Knowing her family’s medical history, she knew he had to take action. So, she joined a weight loss center and used VSG surgery and healthy habits to change her life.
Since she was 13, she has struggled with obesity due to PCOS and depression. At 24, she decided to heal herself holistically and take steps to avoid a family history of illness. VSGs surgery and working out at Planet Fitness are two of the tools she used.
Transformation of the Day: Venesia lost 60 pounds. In 2016 she lost her grandmother to breast cancer, and in 2019, her mother passed due to breast cancer. This took a toll on her, leading to depression. In April 2019, she decided to start her health journey, and her supportive husband joined her.
Update 2019: Shout out to Malika! She has kept the weight off for more than a year. “Four years ago, I was miserable and deeply depressed. I weighed more than I had ever weighed in my life, and I worked like a slave to make ends meet. I decided to “Create my own Reality.” I’ve […]
Transformation of the Day: Chandra lost 60 pounds. This Zeta Phi Beta soror was diagnosed with pre-diabetes and wanted to avoid a family history of the disease. She started her journey the day after that diagnosis and has not looked back. Her faith, connecting with supportive people and develping healthy habits have been the major […]
Transformation of the Day: Millicent lost 74 pounds. She recently finished a PhD in Special Education and achieving that goal was the most stressful thing she’s ever done. The stress led to weight gain and she knew that change was neccessary to avoid a family history of diabetes. Check out how this AKA soror changed her […]
Transformation of the Day: Tiffany lost 55 pounds in about 5 months. Facing PCOS, knee issues and a family history of serious illness, she decided to focus on what she was putting into her body and getting move movement. She sought out expert help, made up her mind and took action. Check out her story. […]
Weight Loss Journey: Pammieac lost 34 pounds. Being diagnosed with pre-diabetes was just the wakeup call she needed. She knew the toll diabetes could take because of a family history of the disease. Check out what she shared with us about how she changed her lifestyle to get results. Starting weight: 187 pounds Current weight: 153 […]
Transformation of the Day: Dr. Ebony lost 49 pounds. This Delta Sigma Theta soror had always been “the chubby one”. A desire to live a long, healthy life motivated her to change her “life trajectory”. Not only has she lost the weight and maintained her success for more than 9 years, she is helping others to do […]