Family Status: Married
Occupation: Self employed
Hometown: Lafayette, AL
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 135 pounds!
Starting Weight: 294
Current Weight: 159
Alicha’s Weight Loss Interview!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
In 2000, I became depressed and and felt tired all the time. I weighted 294 pounds and I am 5’7″ tall.
What made you decide to lose weight?
Depression medication helped me lose 10 pounds so I started walking and lost some more and started felling better
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Started exercising and changed eating habits
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Changing eating habits!
How long did it take you to start to see results?
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
6 years most of the weight was lost in the past 2 years.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I eat healthy, drink water, exercise regularly. Cut out the sugar and fat(junk food)
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
Yes. I like to go out, I don’t feel ashamed at how I look, and have a lot of energy.
Alicha’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
An honest desire and dedication to do it.
Weight loss tip #2:
Weight loss tip #3:
Eat healthy food and eat regularly.
Weight loss tip #4:
Weight loss tip #5:
Don’t drink diet soda.
Alicha’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Scrambled egg beaters(2) with salsa and coffee.
Salad w/ fat free dressing or salsa.
Veggies, brown rice, black beans. Maybe fish.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Nuts, kashi bar, fruit.
Alicha’s Weight Loss Workouts!
Weight lifting and stretching.
Walking, running, workout videos.