Weight Loss Stories – Kelsie Lost 38 Pounds in 12 Months

0

Name: Kelsie
Age: 23
Family Status: Single, no kids
Occupation: Administrative Professional
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 38 pounds!
Height: 5’3″
Waist: 28″
Starting Weight: 178 pounds
Current Weight: 140 poundssuccess-stories-new-layout-kelsie

Kelsie’s Weight Loss Story!

When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I have been unhappy with my weight pretty much since my pre-teen years (when I became chubby). It definitely had been something I struggled with for a long time.

What made you decide to lose weight?
I absolutely despised clothes shopping. Everything I liked either looked horrible on me or didn’t fit. I avoided pictures at all costs and sometimes wouldn’t even go out because I felt so gross.

What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
I am a carb junkie! I absolutely love my potatoes, pastas and breads. I realized one day that cutting them out wouldn’t work, so I cut them down. I didn’t realize how much of them I was consuming until I tracked it all! I still enjoy my carbs, but it’s all in moderation. I also eat a big breakfast, and I don’t hold back. A grapefruit for breakfast just won’t cut it for me. I usually have a poached egg and a slice of whole wheat bread which keeps me going and helps me eat a lighter lunch. I also don’t eat past 7pm and do thirty minutes of cardio and free weights 5 times a week. Pretty easy actually!

kelsie-weight-loss-3

What was most challenging about losing weight?
I am facing a challenge right now, I am stuck at 140 pounds and would ideally like to lose about 10 pounds more. I am trying to figure this one out, so I will update you when I do!

How long did it take you to start to see results?
I started noticing the inches come off in about six weeks!

How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
About a year.

How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I have maintained my weight loss for eight months and counting!

How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I feel absolutely gorgeous! I can wear almost anything and feel good in it. I have more energy. I am generally just a happier person.

How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit’s weight loss success stories are very inspirational.

kelsie-weight-loss-2

Kelsie’s Weight Loss Tips!

Weight loss tip #1:
If you aren’t an athlete, go easy on the carbs (this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them in moderation).

Weight loss tip #2:
Don’t eat past 7pm at least 6 days out of the week.

Weight loss tip #3:
Pick one day a week to enjoy your favorite meal or snack.

Weight loss tip #4:
Pick an active sport or activity that you ENJOY.

Weight loss tip #5:
Substitute soda with water.

Kelsie’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!

Breakfast:
kelsie-weight-loss-11 poached egg, slice of whole wheat bread and a glass of OJ or milk.

Lunch:
Sandwich (Weight Watchers bread, deli meat, veggies, CHEESE and light mayo even!), a fruit, granola bar and water.

Dinner:
Chicken breast marinated in a bit of soy sauce and then baked. Served with a small portion (1 serving) of rice and steamed veggies.

Snacks or Mini Meals:
Carrots and low-fat dip, apples, granola bars, rice crackers, Orville Redenbacher SmartPop popcorn (best invention EVER).

Kelsie’s Weight Loss Workouts!

Weight Training:
While I walk I do 4 sets each of various free weight exercises. I hate working out, so this cuts the time in half! I also do about ten minutes of ab exercises on top of this.

Cardiovascular:
30 minutes of cardio. I walk for 10 minutes and run for 20 minutes.

Share.

About Author

ShapeFit

ShapeFit.com is dedicated to providing health and fitness information to people so they can live a healthy lifestyle. ShapeFit has thousands of pages of fitness content with fun and interactive tools to help our visitors lose body fat, build lean muscle and increase their energy levels. We wish you great success in reaching your health and fitness goals!

Leave A Reply