Family Status: Single
Occupation: Customer Service
Location: Ladson, South Carolina
Starting Weight: 288 pounds
Current Weight: 213 pounds
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 75 pounds!
Jennifer’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I’ve been unhappy with my weight my whole life.
What made you decide to lose weight?
When I reached 288 pounds, all I could think was that I was just 12 pounds away from being 300 pounds and I wasn’t going to let myself reach that point.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Making healthier food choices, eating smaller portions, drinking plenty of water and exercising.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Getting over plateaus, being consistent with exercise and getting back on track when having a setback.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
13 months. I continue to make healthy food choices and I’m currently trying to eliminate sugar and processed foods from my diet.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I’m more active, more energetic and I feel better overall.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
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Jennifer’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Eat more fresh foods.
Weight loss tip #2:
Drink plenty of water.
Weight loss tip #3:
Eat smaller portions.
Weight loss tip #4:
Exercise regularly with cardio and weights.
Weight loss tip #5:
Cut out processed foods.
Jennifer’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
1 egg, 1 slice of sprouted grain bread with butter, 2 turkey sausage patties.
Salad with romaine lettuce, brown rice, black beans and/or chicken, salsa, sour cream and cheese.
Fish, chicken, turkey or beef with vegetables and 1 slice of sprouted grain bread.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Fresh fruit or vegetables or a juiced concoction of both.
Jennifer’s Weight Loss Workouts!
30 minutes, 3 times a week. Alternating upper body and lower body.
30 minutes, 5 days a week. Walking, elliptical machine or spinning.