Transformation of the Day: Shadé Mallory lost 38 pounds. She was diagnosed with an Autoimmune Disease called Mixed Connective Tissue Disease in Aug 2019. Then, In Jan 2021, her diagnosis was changed to Lupus. Depression and frustration set in, her medication caused weight gain, and her overall health was suffering. By working with a Naturopathic Doctor and discovering her Big Why, she is creating a lifestyle centered on long-lasting wellness vs. temporary goals.
Nikeesha lost 45 pounds. Lupus and anxiety caused her weight to fluctuate. As the pandemic set in, social isolation led to even more weight gain. In Summer 2020, she decided it was time for a lifestyle change. She purchased a bike, switched up her eating habits, and refused to give up.
Valarie lost 22 pounds. She was faced with several challenges and ailments, including high blood pressure, PTSD, Anxiety, GERD, and Lupus. This mom is determined to see her children become adults and create their own families, so she changed her eating habits and hit the gym.
Transformation of the Day: Akiesha Crystal lost 63 pounds. The catalyst for her journey was being diagnosed with Lupus after suffering from the symptoms for almost a year. Depression, lack of activity, and being put on steroids led to weight gain, but she used dietary changes, fitness, and spiritual practices to take her health back.
Transformation of the Day: Donna lost 64 pounds. She did lots of cardio and made practical changes to her eating habits. Health and self-love are her motivations. She has Lupus, which causes joint pain, fatigue, and several other issues. Also, she realized that she was neglecting her needs in favor of helping others.
Transformation of the Day: Monica lost 130 pounds. This grandmother of 2 was sick and tired of being sick and tired. A stressful divorce, lupus, and fibromyalgia could not stop her. She changed her relationship with food and with herself. Being vegetarian and working out six days a week works for her. Check out her journey.
Clarinda lost 100 pounds. She didn’t let living with Lupus stop her from exercising. An herbal remedy helped her push thru the pain. Depriving herself of things like wine, bacon or chocolate was not an option, so she used moderation to get results. Check out her transformation story. What was your motivation? What inspired you to […]
Transformation of the Day: Richeel lost 92.4 pounds. She weighed 300 pounds at 5’2″ and was dealing with a number of serious health issues, including Lupus. However, it was a diagnosis of pre-diabetes that served as the wake up call she needed. Exercise classes, accountability via social media and limiting carbs in a reasonable way were […]
Weight Loss Transformation of the Day: Cherrie lost 53 pounds. Her daughter, who has Lupus, lost 28 pounds and improved her health. She made her weight loss journey a family affair and her household has lost a total of 168 pounds together. Find out how they did it… My name is Cherrie Eubanks. Last May, […]
May is Lupus Awareness month. We want to promote awareness of the disease because is affects the African-American community disproportionately. “African-American women are three times more likely to get lupus than white women. African-American women tend to develop lupus at a younger age and have more severe symptoms than white women. [source]” Athar was diagnosed […]