A little bit about me and my fat-loss journey.
I wanted to take a break from posting facts today and share with you something about me. Yes it’s personal, and yes it’s scary to post on the Internet – but here I am – trying something that I fear :-)!
I had a baby girl in September of 2012. I gained weight, like women do during pregnancy, but the truth is I gained more weight (fat) after having her.
Yes, I was eating emotionally – and yes I was not focused on myself. I was focused on her. I was caught up in a storm of emotion, stress and uncertainty. She was born with two heart defects and spent a month in the hospital before coming home. It was one of the most trying times of my life – and I have been through many. The doctors were uncertain about her livelihood for the longest time. It’s a miracle that she is alive, well and happy today.
During this period, I gained over 25 kilos (55 lbs) and and when I looked into the mirror, I was confused at what had happend to my body. It wasn’t me anymore. I had changed – inside and out. It was a confusing time.
Then one day I finally decided to take control and take my health back. In taking my health back, I started the inner transformation that reflected in the outer world.
At first I started eating clean and lost a few pounds and stalled. Then I started eating Paleo. No change. Then I started counting calories and the weight began to come off. After I started counting calories, I started to increase my protein intake in relation to my carbs and fats. I began to lose more weight and this time it was mostly fat. Shortly there after, I hired a nutritionist and even more fat began to drop off as I added weight training to my routine. Her support was amazing and it changed my life. I was so inspired by how she helped me that I immediately began to study for my certifiation in fitness nutrition. I wanted to help others as I had been helped. And to this day, this brings me the greatest joy.
I found my dream – and took the steps to make it happen. You can too.
To be honest, working with a nutritionist is not just about losing fat and becoming a fitter & healthier version of yourself. It’s about changing your life. It’s a journey She helped change my life and I continue in her steps as I help to change the lives of others in a healthy, sustainable and postive way.
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In health & love,