Share this on:
 E-mail
617
VIEWS
0
COMMENTS
 
SHARES
About this iReport
  • Approved for CNN

  • Click to view kathleen1810's profile
    Posted March 17, 2014 by
    kathleen1810
    Location
    Memphis, Tennessee
    Assignment
    Assignment
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Your 'Aha' weight-loss moments

    200 plus pound journey

     
    I started my weight loss journey weighing 383 pounds. I am now down over 200 pounds and still going. For people who believe women in their 50's cannot lose weight - I am proving them wrong! When I first started this journey two and a half years ago, I was desperate. I was going through 3 surgeries on my left knee, barely able to get around and I was at the end of my rope. I had actually thought this had to be the end of my life. I decided that this was NOT how my life was to end. I decided I would join a gym. That in itself was a big step. A 383 pound 50 year old women wobbling into a gym had to be a sight, but I was determined I was not going to die like this! I was met by a personal trainer who took me under his wings. He began an exercise program and introduced me to a nutritional company. The weight began coming off. The first 24 days I lost 18 pounds and a whole lot of inches. Yes, I started slow, but now I trained 3 days a week and workout 6 days a week. I'm on track to hit my goal weight this year and I will be a 250+ pound loser (winner!)

    What do you think of this story?

    Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.
    Be and editor! Choose an option below:
      Awesome! Put this on TV! Almost! Needs work. This submission violates iReport's community guidelines.

    Comments

    Log in to comment

    iReport welcomes a lively discussion, so comments on iReports are not pre-screened before they post. See the iReport community guidelines for details about content that is not welcome on iReport.

    Add your Story Add your Story