A year ago, she began her fitness and nutrition journey after facing several medical challenges related to a hormonal imbalance. She invested time and effort into learning how to fuel her body and figuring out the right mix of exercise, healthy food, and other lifestyle changes.
Ashley lost 117 pounds
Update 2018: Shout out to Ashley. She’s lost 135 pounds! I want to give a Huge S/O to @blackwomenlosingweight for featuring my latest update on their blog Again!, #ANOTHERONE … supporting me and sharing my weightloss journey from the very beginning. You All Don’t know what that means to me, i definitely appreciate the recognition […]
Mahogany lost 45 pounds
Transformation of the Day: Mahogany lost 45 pounds. This young lady suffered the tragedy of losing her child during pregnancy due to weight-related hormone issues. After that, her doctor gave her a wakeup call about her weight and it was the last straw. She decided to start making choices that would ensure better health. Check out […]
6 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat
Spare tire, love handles, muffin top, pot belly- these are just a few of the funny names given to abdominal fat. Abdominal fat isn’t a laughing matter, however. Being overweight and having too much fat is of course not good for your health but abdominal fat can severely affect your health. (more on that topic) The […]
Can Diabetes Hinder Weight Loss?
In America alone, roughly 30 million people have diabetes according to a 2014 CDC report. That estimate includes diagnosed or not. Did you know that it’s estimated that 30% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed? Diabetes is a terrible disease that claims close to 3.5 million lives every based on United Nations Health Agency statistics. It’s also a […]
How Can Sugar Affect Your Brain?
When it comes to addiction in the United States, one of the most common addictions may surprise you. It’s not alcohol or some illicit drug. In fact, it is something children and adults consume everyday: sugar. Yes, sugar can be biologically addictive, just like any other refined chemical drug. A new study published in the American Journal […]
Why Does Birth Control Medication Make Some People Gain Weight?
One of the biggest controversies in women’s health is whether birth control causes weight gain or not.Many women complain that they’ve gained 5, 10 and even 20 pounds after getting on birth control medication. However, some studies seem to note that the pill and other types don’t cause weight gain. So, what’s going on here? Weight […]
5 Potential Dangers of Drinking Diet Beverages
It’s no surprise that soda is one of the most widely consumed beverages. Coca Cola and Pepsi lead as the most popular brands but you may be surprised that diet Coke is the second most popular soda here in the US. Diet drinks, especially diet sodas, may just be one of the unhealthiest beverages. Though […]
How Do Hormones from Your Cycle and Stress Affect Your Weight?
Hormones are responsible for everything from sexual functions to controlling the metabolism. Unfortunately, these hormones can also cause weight gain for many women. If you’ve noticed a couple extra pounds on the scale even though you’ve had no change in diet and exercise, you might be experiencing hormone-induced weight gain. Menstrual Cycles and Weight Gain Naturally, […]
Fighting PCOS: Kiah lost 55 pounds
Update: We featured Kiah‘s amazing story a year ago. She’s maintained her weight loss and dropped 8 more pounds. “I am down a total of 55lbs and have about 50 more to lose. I’m off my medication and losing weight naturally with PCOS. I’ve lost more inches than anything! I’m also teaming up with doctors […]