• Over One Hundred Pounds Later….My Weight Loss Story


    Nutritional knowledge was not the missing ingredient. Willpower was not the key. Desire was not enough. I warred with obesity plenty of times and quit before winning the battle. Well, if I am honest, I championed over it before only to shamefully relinquish my victory. What was different this time? What was my motivation to transform my life?

    To reveal my story, I must be vulnerable and divulge painful internal struggles that have caused a breach of peace in my life. I am willing to take one for the team if my story helps someone to win their fight with obesity. No, it is not altruism, but another step towards progress on my own journey.

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