I shared this on Tuesday February 7th, 2017. It’s hard to believe that this photo of me on the left was less than a year ago (taken in May 2016). I remember having this photo taken and how I felt. My arms were unable to sit straight by my sides because I was literally bulging out and I felt so uncomfortable. I hated having my photos taken and how I looked and felt.
My weight has been a lifelong struggle. From a young age, through my college years and after having my kids. I went through periods of depression and some real lows feeling like I would never reach my goals.
The SHIFT happened when I finally had enough – and turned that half century mark. In September 2016, I went beyond just dabbling in my workouts but became serious and committed to doing the programs from start to finish. I was committed to my new mantra … Fit@50&Beyond!
I have had these programs for years – it all started back in 2005 when I purchased my first Beachbody Program Turbo Jam (and it’s still one of my favorites). But even with that one, I dabbled in it and never completed the full program.
My weight would come off and then come back on because I’d slip back into old patterns of too much eating/drinking and then I would let my daily workout schedule slip too. I have lost and gained the same 30lbs I don’t know how many times… but this time – it’s gone for GOOD!
I say this with certainty because I am now committed to doing the work every single day! I follow the programs daily calendars. I post in my challenge groups daily for accountability (and the BIG shift was cutting out the alcohol for 100 days at a time – that was a game changer). As a coach, I am determined to set an example and show those who are perhaps at the stage that I was in this before picture… that YES you can make this happen too!
I have never felt better than I do now and so excited for what is yet to come!! The photos on the right were taken this month and I am loving how I’m starting to see some lean definition… but the journey continues. I’m currently doing the Body Beast program and into week 6 of 12 – and excited to see what the end results will be (just before my trip to Hawaii).
If you are tired of feeling bloated and uncomfortable in your skin – know that YOU too can make this change. With determination, commitment and support from ME as your free coach, I can help you get there too! If this speaks to you, send me a message and lets get you started… on the BEST project you will ever work on… YOU!! It is NEVER too late to get in the best shape of your life! #BeFitSpirited