teenweightlossjourney

2 years ago and Today.

I wish I could say it was easy. I wish I could say this is a 6 week transformation, and there was a magic way I did it, but I can’t say either of those things. I’ve worked on this body for 5 years. The left picture, I had lost about 65-70 pounds. I was proud of how far I had come, but I knew I wasn’t done. I kept pushing myself daily. Not all days were perfect and flawless, but I never quit no matter how many times I messed up or fell. Your body WILL change if you put in the work, it just takes time! I trained my butt off to get this body, but it wasn’t torture, I fell in love with treating my body right regardless of how long it took because I was in this for life! I eat clean 80% or so of the time, but I definitely still enjoy life! Embrace the journey-it’s a life long commitment to being healthy and happy.
Side Note: the girl in the left picture wanted to be petite and skinny. She wouldn’t be satisfied until she looked like the girl in the magazine. The girl on the right wants to be the happiest, healthiest (mentally and physically), and strongest version of herself! She compares herself to no one, because the only competition is the girl she sees in the mirror. I will never be a petite girl. Im 5'8 and have a body structured to naturally be broad and curvy, but I embrace it! You are YOU and that’s beautiful. Love your body as you are through the changes. xoxo

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4/16/14: Here is my side progress! #beforeandduring #beforepicture #beforeandafter #eatcleantraindirty #fitness #gettinghealthy #gettingfit #healthyliving #inspiration #letsgetbikinty #losingfat #losingweight #lifestylechange #motivation #progress #transformation #teenweightlossjourney #weightlossjourney #weightloss

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#throwbackthursday to -35 pounds. i was so in love with that bathing suit. it was my first XL bathing suit in years, not to mention that it was pink & that was a “girly” color in my eyes at the time. not as in only girls could wear it, more as in only pretty girls could wear it, and i never could see myself that way. i felt pretty in it that August. now at 100 pounds down, i feel great, but man…these last 16 cant come off fast enough!

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wearing 2 pairs of spanx still couldnt save me in the left picture. i remember fearing sitting in those bluejean shorts, afraid that the button was going to bust at any moment. i had already dropped 25 pounds and wanted so badly to be skinny…the right was halloween 2014. dressed up as a little devil & felt so good embracing my curves and loving my body. being “thick” and curvy has been something that ive come to terms with. i’ll never be skinny or a size 2..thats A-okay with me! i love my body, i just want to treat it right and get it in the best shape possible. -105 pounds total… about -80 pounds between the two pictures.

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get the toxic people out of your life! the ones who tell you “you cant”, the ones who try and make you mess up or fail, the ones who bring you down. let me tell you right now, you ARE worth it & you CAN and WILL do it! this journey is something i wouldnt trade for anything in the world, and its lasted and ive made it this far because i got myself out of a toxic zone & put myself with only the ones who believed in me and encouraged me the whole way! take ahold of your life & make good things happen! #healthblog #health #weightloss #weightlossjourney #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #teenweightlosstip #weightlosstip #goalbody #goals #myjourney #motivation #inspiration #positiveenergy

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the runner mentality. ive fallen in love with running! the strength i feel when im done is priceless. #healthblog #health #healthjourney #running #runner #weightloss #weightlossjourney #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #myjourney #goalbody #goals #pushyourself #nikepro #nike

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i would be lying if i said ive made a better breakfast than this before. OH GOODNESS. it is like heaven in my mouth! what started out as a banana pancake quickly turned into a healthy & delicious banana bread bake!

how to make:

mash 1 banana, cinnamon, 3 TBSP egg white, walnuts, flax seed, .5 TBSP toffee crunches (optional) in a bowl.

pour into a heated skillet coated in coconut oil (or preffered coating)

it will be thick so get it crispy on the outside-flip for about 3-4 minutes on med/high heat

put in round baking pan & bake on 400° for around 12-15 minutes

top with .5 TBSP of toffee crunch, 1 TBSP melted whipped PB, & .5 TBSP of honey.

400 calories of satisfying sweetness!

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AMEN! end 2013 strong! #healthblog #health #fitness #weighttraining #weightedsquat #weightlossjourney #weightloss #weightlifting #weightwatchers #teammuscles #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightlosschallenge #teenweightloss #teenweightlosstip #goalbody #goals #2014 #freshstart #cleaneating #eatcleantraindirty #motivation #motivationmonday #insperation #inspiration #workhard #workout #myjourney

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lunch on the beach♥ i think its time for me to move to florida!!!! #healthblog #health #healthyfood #traveling #cleaneating #eatcleantraindirty #weightloss #weightlossjourney #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #goalbody #goals #myjourney #happygirl #HUGE

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thats right! its not a diet, its a life style! i dont just go to the gym to workout, im training myself to be the best me possible! this is my journey & im taking charge. #healthblog #health #fitness #training #transformimg #weighttraining #weightloss #weightlossjourney #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #teammuscles #goalbody #goals #athlete #cleaneating #eatcleantraindirty #workhard

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SO EXCITED FOR 2014! so many plans & goals. life is so good. #healthblog #health #diet #fitness #weighttraining #weightlossjourney #weightedsquat #weightloss #weightlifting #weightwatchers #teammuscles #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #goalbody #goals #motivation #goldsgym #workhard #workout #myjourney

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every single day aim to accomplish something. push yourself. remember that its a marathon, not a sprint-its progress, not perfection. today is March 1st y'all! we’re on chapter 3 of 2014 already! 3 months exactly until summer..what are you going to do today to get yourself one step closer to where you want to be? lets the march transformations begin!!!

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putting in the hours at the gym everyday, eating clean & portioned, &drinking water like a champ. pushing myself so that one day i can say “i did it”. #healthblog #health #healthjourney #weighttraining #weightloss #weightlossjourney #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #teammuscles #goalbody #goals #myjourney #motivation #inspiration #pushyourself

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you have to love yourself when you start your journey, dont expect that as soon as you have your goal body things will change. accept yourself as you are & as you change and become the best you possible, it’ll only be an even bigger reward!! celebrate yourself, youre beautifully & wonderfully made. #healthblog #health #cleaneating #eatcleantraindirty #motivation #weightloss #weightlossjourney #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #pushyourself #loveyourself #bodylove #bodypeace #happygirl #goalbody #goals #myjourney

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this would totally be me…someone take me to the hills & mountains on an adventure! i want to run the trails, see nature, &make memories. why oh why do i live in Texas… #healthblog #healthnut #health #fitnesspageforall #fitness #workhard #workout #traveling #trails #running #runner #weightlossjourney #weightloss #weightwatchers #nature #teenweightlossjourney #teammuscles #teenweightloss #goalbody #goals #scenic #myjourney #adventure

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let me completely honest with y'all…i was NEVER going to show some photos from 2 summers ago. this was one of them. my loose skin on my lower tummy is one of the biggest things i complain about. its not cute, its uncomfortable & when working out very painfull, &its the only reason im self conscious about my body majority of the time (i do loveeee my body, regardless of the above ^^)…but let me tell you this, on nights that i reflect back, i realize-i would rather have that loose skin as a constant reminder that i am HEALTHY rather than living with BED & obesity for the rest of my life. i will gladly wear my skin with pride because nothing..NOTHING..will make me go back to who i once was or how i once looked. body love is possible. ♥ #healthblog #health #weighttraining #weightloss #weightlossjourney #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #goalbody #goals #bodylove #bodypeace #motivation #beforeandafter #beforeandduring #flashbackfriday

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my biggest focus on this 90 day challenge. its day 7 & i feel AMAZING! i am so pumped about the next 11 weeks♥ its not about skinny, its about healthy. the fact that i can jog a 5k without stopping, i can do zumba for 3+ hours and not wanting to stop, i can do 20+ burpees in a row when i used to barely be able to do 1. my body is incredible & regardless of the extra skin and last little chunk of weight, i love how i look. i am so proud of myself & seeing my dedication paying off blows my mind. #healthblog #health #healthyfood #cleaneating #eatcleantraindirty #weighttraining #weightloss #weightlossjourney #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #teammuscles #goalbody #goals #myjourney #motivation #loveyourself #selflove #bodylove #bodypeace

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even when im sleepy, sore, or busy i get my booty up and do it. do it when you dont feel like it & watch change happen! #healthblog #health #fitness #cleaneating #eatcleantraindirty #weighttraining #weightloss #weightlossjourney #weightwatchers #teenweightlossjourney #teammuscles #teenweightloss #goalbody #workhard #workout #justdoit #myjourney

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ive been reflecting back on who i wanted to be & what i wanted out of this journey. im remembering that motivation & determination. but looking back also helps me realize how much ive grown! my goals arent the same & im filled with so much knowledge that im getting to help young girls that are just like i used to be. i love this journey & i wouldnt trade it for anything. #health #healthblog #cleaneating #eatcleantraindirty #weightlossjourney #weighttraining #weightedsquat #weightloss #weightlifting #weightwatchers #teammuscles #teenweightlossjourney #teenweightloss #teenweightlosstip #goalbody #goal #goals #motivation #rememberwhy #myjourney

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