Family Status: Married
Occupation: Probation Officer
Hometown: Fresno, California
Starting Weight: 291 pounds
Current Weight: 165 pounds
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 126 pounds and went from a size 20 to a size 5!
Melanie’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
After my second child, when I looked at photos of myself.
What made you decide to lose weight?
I saw how big I was in a Christmas photo.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Dieting was the key.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Not cheating on my diet and just sticking to it.
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?
I have maintained my weight for 4 months and I do this by dieting.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I feel so good about myself. I dress different and love life.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit helped me stick to my diet.
Melanie’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
No cheating on my diet.
Weight loss tip #2:
No carbs after 3pm.
Weight loss tip #3:
Eating smaller portions.
Weight loss tip #4:
Eating 10 servings of fruits and veggies.
Weight loss tip #5:
Increase protein intake by 3 times.
Melanie’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Special K 90 calorie bar and Greek yogurt.
Meat or seafood with veggies.
Chicken salad, lean meat or seafood with veggies.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
SmartPop popcorn, raw vegetables, fresh fruit and beef jerky.
Melanie’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I do situps but I have not started weight training yet.
Walking and riding my bike for 45 minutes.