Weight loss can bring out a lot of emotions.
Not just because it’s difficult or challenging, but because it’s life changing!
As a personal trainer, I’ve been able to see hundreds of people transform their lives. It’s such an amazing experience to see people’s confidence return and see them take advantage of all that life has to offer.
There are so many people overcoming obstacles and achieving their goals, and you can too. I wanted to share some absolutely amazing and inspiring stories with you to show you that there are so many people overcoming obstacles and achieving their goals, and that you can too.
Prepare to be mega inspired with these stories, and be sure to grab a box of tissues, you’ll need them!
20 Weight Loss Stories
1.Kelly had been teased about her weight for most of her life. After losing 30 pounds with IdealShape, she now has confidence and “loves herself”.
2. Heather was an active athlete until she suffered a knee injury. After her first baby and gaining 70 pounds, she felt discouraged that nothing was going to work. Until she found IdealShape.
3. Sarah is a talented cake designer and mother of two boys. She lost 100 pounds after a mean Facebook comment inspired her to finally take control of her weight and life.
4. Not being able to do simple things like comb her hair and tie her shoes, Kelly was 355 pounds when she decided to take action and transform her life.
5. This is Kelly’s son David. He played as a lineman in football. Being inspired by his mom, he decided he didn’t actually want to play lineman and be the big kid anymore.
6. After experiencing a heart attack at 36 years old, Vicki knew it was time to make a change. She now feels like a totally different person.
7. Inspired in the middle of watching a triathlon event, Leigh decided with her friend that she was going to change right then and there. Now she can do active things with her family that she always dreamed of doing.
8. Caroline wanted to change her life for her kids. Now her awesome example is influencing her children to make healthy choices.
9. After beating cancer, Yvonne gained weight. She would spend hours photoshopping her Facebook pictures because she wasn’t comfortable with how she looked.
10. Annamarie is a busy military mom who now loves to play with her kids. She not only feels physically healthy after losing her weight but mentally healthy.
11. “It’s the hardest journey you’ll ever take in your life but in the end, you won’t regret taking it.” This is Jamie’s weight loss story of hitting rock bottom and then making a change for herself.
12. Chrissy was always on the sidelines and refused to let her picture be taken. She realized she wanted to be around for her grandkids and made a change.
13. Kim started to withdraw from life and became depressed because of her weight. She hit a really low point before realizing her children deserve better and she needed a change.
14. Sue had failed so many times at weight loss she was afraid to start again. After she lost her father, she found IdealShape and never looked back.
15. Nicole had always been the naturally thin girl who never had to worry about her weight, until the year leading up to her wedding.
16. Jean lost 108 pounds and doesn’t recognize herself in the mirror anymore. She no longer feels “too big” for anything anymore.
17. Brianna found the strength and courage to transform her life after a brain injury lead her down a spiraling path of weight gain and addiction.
18. Christina had pretty much given up until she found IdealShape. Since then she’s lost 50 pounds and feels wonderful.
19. Gisselle lost all motivation to go out and do anything before she started her weight loss journey. Now she loves hiking, walking, and spending time with her nieces and nephews.
20. After getting married, experiencing a car accident, and gaining weight, Jon and Kerry knew something had to change. They were both done with being big. They found their ideal together.
If you learned one thing from this post I hope that it’s that you can do anything you put your mind to.
No matter where you are in your weight loss journey, trust me: losing weight is totally doable. You have it in you to achieve your goals.
Let me show you what you need to do to lose weight and start seeing results. I’ve put together some absolutely delicious meal plans you’ll LOVE as well as programmed an amazing weight loss workout plan. Let’s get started!