Age: 46 years old
Start Weight: 243.4 lbs
End Weight: 209 lbs*
Weight Lost: 34.4 lbs*
Biggest Life Change: More energy*, happier with my appearance, and clothes fit better
Most Mindful Tip: Make food with leftovers for the week
“I have the knowledge, tools, and support to reach my final goal weight and maintain it.” My entire life I’ve been overweight. I’ve yo-yo dieted for as long as I can remember, trying everything from Weight Watchers to all juice diets and nothing gave me the results I was looking for. I would drop 10 pounds and then decide it was okay to cut corners here and there, and before I knew it I gained back the weight I lost – and then some. When a good friend of mine began the GreenLite program and saw great results, it was finally the push I needed to do something about my own weight.
I began the GreenLite program on May 1st, 2012, weighing in at 243 lbs*. This was definitely the heaviest I had ever been, and I was shocked. I was disappointed that I let my weight get so far out of hand. My coach was Molly, and from the beginning she let me know that she was there to help me with whatever challenges I would face along my journey. Molly really was just a joy to see every week, because no matter what the scale showed, she gave me encouragement and helpful tips to make sure I got the best results possible.
I chose GreenLite because of the experience my friend had with the program. She began it a few months earlier than I did, and I couldn’t believe how great she was looking! It was really nice to be able to have the support from someone going through the program at the same time as me, and her success gave me that extra motivation.
The thing I love the most about the results I’ve gotten from GreenLite is the way I look and feel. I have more energy*, I am happier with my appearance, and my clothes fit better. Going shopping is no longer discouraging because I can find clothes that fit well and flatter my new figure. It’s a new feeling to try on something and have it be too big! The increased confidence I have is absolutely wonderful, I no longer try to hide in the background of pictures, or feel self-conscious about meeting new people.
Since being on the program, I have learned exactly the kind of foods I should be eating to maintain a healthy lifestyle. My favorite recipe would have to be the Low Carb Chili. It was definitely a frequent meal, and it is great because the recipe makes enough to have leftovers for a couple days! My workouts consist of kickboxing classes two times a week for 90 minutes, as well as walking around my neighborhood or on the local trail for a few miles. I’m not a person who typically enjoys going to the gym and working out, but kickboxing is a great way to tone and increase flexibility while also having fun doing it. Plus, it’s a great de-stresser!
I still have some losing to do, and thanks to GreenLite I have the knowledge, tools, and support to reach my final goal weight and maintain it.
*Actual Results May Vary