Here is my story about a journey to achieve weight loss goals and a healthy lifestyle less than 1 year after having a baby.
I’ve come a long way from where I began. I think back to where I was 5 years ago, the struggle with my food addiction that led me to an unhealthy, unhappy lifestyle. Now, with the choice I made to become healthy, I have no regrets!
I woke up early every morning for 90+ days to eat my oatmeal with cinnamon and have my 4 egg whites… Having my 12 raw almonds for my snacks and chicken or fish for lunch, with my healthy carb (brown rice or sweet potato), more almonds a few hours later and then dinner (chicken, fish, bison or lean turkey). My late night snack with my Herbalife Formula 1 and PDM.
Drinking a minimum of a gallon of water a day, 1 hour of cardio workout daily and then strength training and toning. I have done so many squats, sit-ups, crunches and fire hydrants that it just became routine. Morning squats before showering, afternoon lunges to the bathroom and sit-ups while playing with my 6 month old.
Before I started on this journey, I was always tired and without energy. A month into the routine my energy came roaring back. I was bouncing around the house, trying to get a minimum of 10,000 steps a day. Walking everywhere, to the park, the store and around the block 4 times a day. All while working in my nutrition club and juggling my 2 kids between school and activities.
And then the results started to come… 2lbs, 5lbs, 10lbs, 20lbs, 40lbs and a total weight loss of 55 LBS!
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Finally the day came where at then at the age of 41, with a 6 month old baby and an 11 year old, I competed in my first bikini competition the past weekend and won 3rd place.
Was it on of the most challenging thing I had ever done? Heck YES!
Did I want to give up? Heck YES, but I did not. I couldn’t, I made my decision with no regrets!
Thank you to my inspiring coaches and mentors, Brian & Cari Treat and everyone who pushed me, motivated me and BELIEVED in me, (yes, I am tearing up right now)
I lost 55lbs, 4 sizes and my body fat went from 30% to 15%.
If you are where I was and want to be where I am, just know that this road will lead to a happy healthier you. There is hope and it’s about the decisions you make while on your journey. Message me if you want help on your personal quest to be healthy!
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