Occupation: Motivational speaker, Diabetes advocate
Pregnancy Weight (max): 237 pounds
Current Weight: 137 pounds
Number of Children: Married with 3 kids
Jill’s Fit Moms Success Story!
How many children do you have and what are their ages?
I have 3 children, ages are: 11, 9 and 4.
How much weight did you gain during your pregnancy(s)?
First one, I gained 50 pounds and took off most after. 2nd one, I gained 28 pounds. 3rd one, I gained 42 pounds and then found out I had gestational diabetes very late in pregnancy. It followed me and I still have it.
How much weight did you lose after your pregnancy(s)?
Never thought of a number to be honest. I just knew I needed to get some off.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
30 days before I really started to see results.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
How long have you maintained your weight?
What were the most important changes you made to lose the weight?
A total lifestyle change.
What were the most challenging things about losing the weight?
When I had a broken ankle but I still lost the rest of my weight during that.
What types of cheat foods did you crave during your pregnancy?
Kit Kat candy bars.
Did you exercise during your pregnancy (what types of exercises)?
Some! Walking and minimal weight training.
How has ShapeFit helped you reach your fitness goals?
ShapeFit is a great site for tips and information on how to lose the weight.
Jill’s Fit Moms Tips!
Fit Moms Tip #1:
Eat 6 small meals a day vs. 3 big ones.
Fit Moms Tip #2:
Workout! Cardio and weight training.
Fit Moms Tip #3:
Journal your food intake!
Fit Moms Tip #4:
Gather support as you are losing the weight from friends and family.
Fit Moms Tip #5:
Jill’s Fit Moms Eating Plan!
Oatmeal, one egg.
1/2 turkey sandwich with lot’s of veggies, with a small amount of mustard.
4 to 6 ounces of salmon with some type of veggies.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Vegetables throughout the day, small hand full of almonds, protein shakes, fruit.
Jill’s Fit Moms Workout Routine!
I weight train 3 days a week.
I do cardio 4 days a week.
Some protein shakes.