Rhonda – lbs lost = 115
Former weight: 250 lbs. (size 18)
Current weight: 135 lbs. (size 4)
Total Pounds lost: 115 lbs.
Blog/Web sites: http://www.transformationpics.com
Weight-loss method: Primarily prayer and determination – supplemented with a sound diet, weight training, yoga and cardio. For supplements, I take omegas, multi vitamins, protein powder & BCAA’s .
How long you’ve kept it off: 2 years as of May, 2012. My starting weight in May of 2009 was 250 lbs. and by May of 2010, I weighed in at 137 lbs. Currently, I weigh 135 lbs.
Turning point: It was time to get it right. I didn’t feel attractive and I was going up in clothing sizes. My husband was trying to diet, however I didn’t cook healthy meals so his efforts failed. I used to lie on the beach or on a pool chair and never get up because I was self-conscious of my weight. My husband and I had a deep conversation and it started with one question – “Are you happy with yourself?” Both of us answered “no”. We prayed about it and our journey began.
Diet plan: Our diet centered around lean proteins, vegetables and “good” fats (almonds/natural PB) We cut out sugars. We ate smaller portion meals throughout the day, as opposed to the standard “breakfast, lunch and dinner” meal plan.
Exercise routine: Weight training: 2-4 days a week, Bikram Yoga: 2 days a week, Cardio: 2-5 days a week
Secret to success: Prayer 1st , then consistency and momentum – as they pertain to our diet and workout activity
How life has changed: So much for the better. I love being able to go into any store and find clothes that fit. My husband and I have grown closer because we did it together and we are setting a great example for our daughter, friends and family members, encouraging them to take care of their health.