Weight Loss Stories – Jessica Lost 105 Pounds in 12 Months

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Name: Jessica
Age: 28
Family Status: Married , Mother of 2
Occupation: Mother and Author
Hometown: Hammond, Indiana
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 105 pounds!
Height: 5’4″
Waist: 33 inches
Starting Weight: 260 pounds
Current Weight: 155 poundssuccess-stories-new-layout-jessica

Jessica’s Weight Loss Story!

When did you become unhappy with your weight?
In Jan. 2007 when I found out I was a diabetic, it then hit me how overweight I was.

What made you decide to lose weight?
Finding out I was diabetic and needed to be on medication.

What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Diet, I started following the diabetic food pyramid. I cut out all unnecessary sugars. I began exercising. Walking 5 days a week.

What was most challenging about losing weight?
Doing it alone. I had to start and complete this journey alone, but I did it.

How long did it take you to start to see results?
I started seeing results after first 2 weeks.

How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
12 months.

How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
3 months. I maintain by continuing my healthy eating and exercise habits.

How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I am much healthier. I no longer on diabetic medication. I have so much more energy now. I am loving shopping now!

How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
By seeing others accomplish their goals. It keeps me motivated.

Jessica’s Weight Loss Tips!

Weight loss tip #1:
Cut out refined sugars.

Weight loss tip #2:
Eat high fiber foods.

Weight loss tip #3:
Drink plenty of water.

Weight loss tip #4:
Exercise regularly.

Weight loss tip #5:
Eat 5-6 small meals a day.

Jessica’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!

Breakfast:
Bowl of sugar-free oatmeal and 2 egg whites. Cup of coffee with 2 Splenda packets.

Lunch:
Baked fish with baked potato and cup of green beans.

Dinner:
Baked chicken breast with light marinara sauce with 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese. 1 cup vegetables and small salad.

Snacks or Mini Meals:
1 apple with 1 tablespoon peanut butter. Cup of berries blended with light non-fat yogurt and ice cubes. 8 almonds.

Jessica’s Weight Loss Workouts!

Weight Training:
Weight training 2-3 days a week 30 minute sessions.

Cardiovascular:
Treadmill 5 times a week, 25 minutes of high intensity interval training.

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