Family Status: Single mother of two wonderful boys
Occupation: Marketing Manager
Location: Spooner, Wisconsin
Waist: Size 8
Starting Weight: 310 pounds
Current Weight: 140 pounds
Pounds or Inches Lost: I have lost 170 pounds!
Geri’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
When I decided to play with my boys and I couldn’t run from home base to first.
What made you decide to lose weight?
When my sister had gastric bypass and I realized that it wasn’t an answer.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
I completely changed my eating habits.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Sticking with it even though the scale sometimes didn’t change.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
Within 4 months.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
About 2 years and I have maintained for over a year.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I have maintained my weight loss for at least 2 years.
What keeps you motivated to continue your weight loss success?
I started a Facebook page to help motivate others. It helps to keep me motivated also.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I’m healthy and super happy!
Do you have any advice for others who are trying to lose weight?
Never give up! Find a support system.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
I like reading ShapeFit’s healthy weight loss stories. They helped keep me motivated.
Geri’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Lots of protein.
Weight loss tip #2:
I love veggies.
Weight loss tip #3:
Walk, walk, and walk more.
Weight loss tip #4:
Take a good multivitamin and quality supplements.
Weight loss tip #5:
I love to cook! Keep looking for healthy recipes.
Geri’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Blueberry, yogurt, grass-fed whey protein, and whole milk.
Spinach salad with chicken and lots of veggies.
8 ounces of steak, mashed cauliflower and Brussels sprouts.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
I take a microbial cleanse. I think that fungus in your body plays a huge roll in obesity.
Geri’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I have not started weight training yet.
I walked, walked, and then walked some more! Probably 4 times a week.