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(Height 5'5)

Back in 2012, I weighed in at approximately 285 pounds. I was extremely unhappy and unhealthy. So, I decided to do something about it! I didn’t go on some gimmicky diet like Weight Watchers or Dr Bernstein, (not like they won’t work, they just weren’t for me) but I did completely change my eating habits. I cut out as much salt from my diet as I could, same with sugar and starchy foods. I limited my dairy intake, and drastically cut down my portion sizes.
I worked out every single day. For me, the treadmill was it! For 45 minutes a day, I would speed-walk on a steep incline, carrying a 30lb body bar. From
February 3rd 2012 - July 3rd 2012, I lost 80 pounds. Since then, my total weight loss has reached 125 pounds. For the first time in my life, I am happy with the way I look, and feel. I don’t live my life around food anymore, and it’s an amazing feeling! I enjoy eating healthy now, and I can have treats and not feel guilty. It’s all about portion control and moderation!