Family Status: Married
Occupation: Special Educator
Pounds or Inches Lost: I have lost a total of 150 pounds and 80 plus inches!
Starting Weight: 357 pounds
Current Weight: 207 pounds
Judy’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I have been unhappy for a long time. When I finally lost the weight, I was so excited because I was finally able to walk into stores like the Loft and White House Black Market and buy “normal” clothing. I am within 7 pounds of being under 200!
What made you decide to lose weight?
I have always been on diets, and I also have metabolic issues. I actually found a nutritionist that helped me find the right supplements that work for my body.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
I am very active and have tried stuff I never thought I could do. I workout with a personal trainer 2 times per week. I actually love working out!
What was most challenging about losing weight?
That I never lose it fast enough and that I have to constantly weigh everything I eat and eating out is not an option much because I can’t control what is in my food.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
About 1 month because I was so heavy.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
2 years as of March 27, 2012.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
6 months so far and I am continuing to lose. I still have 60 pounds more that I want to lose.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I am not seen as invisible anymore. People treat me with more respect. I can’t believe how many people judge you by how big you are.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
I enjoy ShapeFit’s fitness tips and healthy recipes. I like that ShapeFit.com gives advice to people like me when I first started out.
Judy’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Make little changes.
Weight loss tip #2:
Set up non-weight fitness goals.
Weight loss tip #3:
Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.
Weight loss tip #4:
Eat lots of veggies and fruits.
Weight loss tip #5:
Never give up!
Judy’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Egg beaters with veggies.
Ground chicken, asparagus, fruit, water.
Fish salad with homemade dressing and fruit.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Greek yogurt and fruit.
Judy’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I weight train 6 days per week and 2 of those days are with a personal trainer doing interval training.
Elliptical machine, treadmill, Stairmaster and AquaFit classes.