Tackling my biggest insecurity,& answering my most asked question; do I have loose skin? Yes. I’m reminded on it every time I bend over. But, it has tighted up so much(yes, it does that) Anyone that is close to me know how self conscious this makes me…DID make me. You’re body is capable of amazing things. Enough people are going to judge you in this world, so why judge yourself? I’d pick having a little loose skin over being obese again any day. Again, it’s a big deal for me to post something like this to share with you guys. I like to keep it 100 percent real. There are too many pages out there that promote pictures of the “ideal” perfect body,with their six pack,green smoothies, and detox teas.Let me tell you,no detox tea is going to get you happy with youself if you start a journey as hating yourself because you don’t have that perfect body. #teamproscince #onaquest #fitness #selflove #powerlifting #diet #exercise #beforeandafter #beforeandduring #transformation

Fitness has changed my life. It has changed not only my body, but also my spirit. Being active makes me feel alive. Being strong gives me confidence in myself. Being healthy allows me to function more efficiently. I wish I could document not just the physical, but also the mental progress that has taken place since I started this journey. And now I have been given the amazing opportunity to help other achieve those same positive changes. Overwhelmingly grateful for all the support, love and encouragement I’ve received! ❤️💪🏼😊 #transformationtuesday #transformation #weightloss #beforeandafter #noshortcutstraining #instafit #fitness

This is a very big win for me. I bought my first bathing suit since I was 14 today, I’m 23 now, so that’s pretty wild! The photo on the left I was on a beach trip with my family back in 2012 and I remember I literally refused to step out on the beach in a bathing suit. I’m heading to Dallas in a couple of days and this will be the first time I’ve ever actually felt good in a bathing suit. Pretty excited guys (:

Throwback Thursday goes to one of my very first “before” photos taken. Be your own motivation. Although it’s very sad to minute, I did not love the girl before in the picture to the left, but why not? It was so fixated on the things the I thought they need physically unattractive, there is so much more to life than that. Learn to love yourself from the inside out.#teamproscience #fitness #beforeandafter #weightloss #weightlifting #powerlifting #throwbackthursday

One year ago vs. today. I didn’t realize how different my body looked until about a month ago when people kept telling me I’ve changed so much. So when this picture popped up on timehop today I was just like 😮😱lol. So that was me not even at my biggest last year lol. I gained a bunch more weight in October/November. You may ask yourself how I lost all that weight? one word: R U N N I N G. And also I changed the way I eat completely but that’s not for here LOL. Thanks again to @runner13boy for getting me into running. Look at my hot bod now ;))) lol kidding love youuuu #bless #beforeandafter #comparison #ftm #trans #running #FTMrunners #runningtransformation

I don’t even recognize myself in the photo on the left, that was in October 2013 at almost 280 lbs & I never really felt like me back then. I was constantly hiding my body & who I was, I HATED that I had to show my arms in that dress and HATED wearing the dress in general. I still get real weird about showing my arms, people think I’m messing around when I say I’m fat currently but when you were as big as I was it really messes with your mental state & your preception of yourself is totally off. I have no idea what my body truly looks like anymore. I don’t know if I’ll ever get used to being so much smaller, every day I find a new bone in my body & I’m like where the hell did that come from?! Lol. Anyways goodnight everyone! ♡
#transformationtuesday #tt #motivationmonday #beforeandafter #beforeandduring #fattofit #fitgram #fitfam #healthy #progress #born2transform #transformation #weightloss #weightlosstransformation #fitness #fitnessjourney #weightlossjourney #me #personal #motivation #fitspiration #fit #getfit #fattohealthy #blondie

I was struggling this morning. Looking in the mirror, hating everything I saw. Feeling like a failure for being at my plateau so long….. then my mom called. And she reminded me that 2 years ago I wasn’t near where I am today. And to take a look back at how far I’ve come and to use that as motivation to push myself forward to my goals. It was exactly what I needed…. so I want to tell anyone out there today who is just beginning or struggling or just feeling down keep pushing, keep moving, and always remember how far you’ve come. Not how far you have left to go. 💕💕💕💪💪💪😃😃 love yall.

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have 💪💜 #Transformation #tbt #throwback #weightloss #fatloss #abnehmen #gesund #Progress #beforeandafter #vorhernachher #fitness #fitstagram #fitgirl #fitfam #gettingfit #healthy #losingweight #100lbsdown #Motivation #Tattoo #ink

You’re body is beautiful and can do amazing things. What I didn’t understand, back when this first picture was taken, that’s I needed to love MYSELF regardless. And to be honest, I still struggle with it now. It is a process in loving yourself. It is a process in getting shredded. There’s process for going through school and onto higher education. Everything in life is a series of processes. BUT, learning to love yourself in forms is what will be optimal for you in the end. #newviewnewyou #fitness #beforeandafter #beforeandduring #weightlifting #weightloss #powerlifting #iifym #happy #balance

You don’t realize how far you’ve come until you actually see it! This is exactly why I recommend everyone take progress pictures on your journey, they can be so encouraging on the bad days. Height: 5'7" 1st Photo: 245lbs (starting weight) 2nd Photo: 186lbs 3rd Photo: 160lbs I’m here for anyone that needs any advice or questions to help them on their own fitness journeys (:

I was 15 in high school weighing in at 260 pounds. I had always been “the big girl” Heck, I was born almost 11 pounds! My parents were always working, I was left to take care of myself. I ate nothing but fast food, fried food, processed food. I didn’t realize I was slowly killing myself. How could a 15 year old be writing her own death sentence? I hated the way I looked. I hated shopping. I hated clothes. I was happy I went to a private school where I could hide in my uniform of khakis and hoodies and go home to my PJs. I could hear the whispers about me. I would make it home before the tears started rolling down my face. I feared I would only get bigger. Get unhealthier. How would anyone ever love me if I couldn’t love myself? October 2005 I was in a car accident where I fractured my back and pinched a nerve in my neck. I was bed ridden and medicated for days. Because I was on pills and knocked out I lost weight. I woke up realizing I am thankful to still be able to walk and I needed to take advantage of it. At 17 I moved to college. A new state. New friends. A new start. I started out taking health courses. Learning about the body, nutrition, and more. I walked to class, played late night volleyball, slowly did more activity. I was finally happy and it started to come off. Now here I am at 25 maintaining with new goals of building strength and testing my own dedication. My journey wasn’t quick. I did this over years. If I look back at all the times I gave up, yes, I could have been here sooner. But looking back I’m thankful for the journey. Most importantly, I’m so grateful for being a support system and inspiration to so many people who are where I started. They are the ones who keep me inspired and keep me motivated.

No gimmicks. Being active. Clean eating. Loving myself. Hard work. Dedication.

Fall of my freshman year to the summer of my sophomore year. Losing weight is really really difficult in and of itself but with the combination of arthritis, hypothyroidism, and several other autoimmune diseases, it seemed pretty much impossible for me. I’ve learned that it just takes me a lot longer and I’m happy I didn’t give up. I’ve lost about 30 pounds and I’ll reach my goal after 10 more. 🌻 @loseitapp #loseit #weightloss #weight #beforeandafter #transformation

Transformation Tuesday! 👊 Bam! My body is how I want it to be and no one else can tell me otherwise. If I want to remain pale as the moon I will. 🌕 If I want to eat fries for dinner then I will. 🍟 If I want to eat chocolate or brownies then I will! 🍫 I am in control of what I put in my body. What I do works for me.
If you have a problem with what I eat or how my body looks then I suggest you keep it to yourself. It will all fall on deaf ears. And guess what?! It is none of your business and not your problem! ✋ I know I fill myself with nutritious foods and I don’t need your input!

#transformationtuesday #progress #beforeandafter #bodypositive #hatersgonnahate #weightloss #donotneedyourapproval