Transformation of the Day: Felicia misplaced 97 kilos. To drop extra pounds in the course of the pandemic, this single mother labored out at dwelling, addressed her emotional consuming, and refused to surrender on herself. She is dedicated to doing what it takes to keep up her success.
My identify is Felicia, and I’ve been on my weight reduction journey for a couple of 12 months and a few months. I’m a small enterprise proprietor x 2, the primary being Bullock Enterprise and Transportation, of which I’m the Chief Operations Officer and Co-owner. The second is my brainchild and keenness, my profession as a Motivational Speaker beneath the True Story Imprint.
By means of my very own discovery and enlightenment, I’ve misplaced over 90 lbs by way of eating regimen, train, persistence, and self-discipline. It wasn’t straightforward, however it’s been properly value it. I inform my friends, “DON’T GIVE UP!”
What motivated you to get began? What impressed you to maintain going, even once you needed to surrender?
What motivated me to begin my weight reduction journey final 12 months was me. I suffered from nervousness and despair for a few years, in addition to different issues that weren’t good for me.
My True story, my youngsters, and serving to others impressed me to maintain pushing as a result of I had others trying as much as me and asking for assist and steering on their begin to their weight reduction journey. I failed twice, however one factor I NEVER did was utterly surrender on myself.
How did you alter your consuming habits?
After I started my journey, I made modifications to my way of life, particularly my consuming habits. I used to be an emotional eater however altering my consuming habits allowed me to really feel completely different in essentially the most wonderful manner.
There have been no extra sandwiches at three within the morning with chips. No extra consuming after eight pm and going straight to mattress. I additionally integrated extra fruit and veggies into my routine.
I don’t have a playbook on what to eat, however I’ve discovered that it’s not solely what you eat however how a lot you eat.
What did your exercise routine include? What number of days per week did you’re employed out?
I used to work out 3 times a day for about 40 minutes with a cooldown of mediation on the finish of my days. My routine consists of understanding at dwelling. Being a single mother and dropping pounds in the course of the pandemic, I needed to make it work for me. So I did a number of cardio and stretching.
What was your beginning weight? What’s your present weight?
My beginning weight was 260 kilos, and I presently weigh 163 kilos.
What’s your top?
When did you begin your journey? How lengthy did your transformation take?
I began my journey early final March after I caught Covid. This journey I’m on doesn’t have a timeline. Despite the fact that it took me a 12 months to get the place I’m right now, I’m nonetheless working to keep up my weight.
What’s the greatest lesson you’ve discovered to date?
The most important lesson I discovered by way of all that is that regardless of how tough it could be or look, preserve pushing as a result of there’s a gentle on the finish of everybody’s tunnel.
What recommendation would you wish to share with girls who wish to drop extra pounds?
Right here is my recommendation to different girls, anybody who desires to begin, or anybody who’s having difficulties with the method: Take a minute to present your self gratitude. Know that what makes you stronger gained’t kill you. Additionally, I might inform them to vary their mindset and concentrate on the truth that they’re destined for greatness.