We are going to start featuring people on here from time to time that motivate and inspire us!!
This is our husband’s aunt and uncle, Tim & Windy.
The before picture on the left was taking in January 2007.
The picture on the right was taken June 2011.
This is their amazing journey……..
In Nov 2008, Windy retired from a stressful job and began walking at a local park to build up more stamina again. She had been in good shape before and knew that she was capable of getting and feeling heatlhy again. She was 248lbs and would be out of breath just after walking a block. In March 2008, she started watching her diet more closely by cutting back on her portions and stopped drinking soft drinks. Over the next 2 years following those principles, she lost 53lbs!! She then was stuck on a plateau at 195lbs for the next year. In March 2010, she got a bicycle for her birthday and began a love of bicycling and run/walking. She noticed a loss in inches and her clothes fit differently but stayed at the same weight plateau. In Jan 2011, she was in a bicycle accident and broke her ankle resulting in surgery and having multiple screws and a plate placed in her ankle. In March, she joined Weight Watchers after hearing us constantly talking about the cool new Points Plus program at our family get togethers. Since learning the new program and looking at food in a different way, she has been able to break through her plateau and loose another 13lbs bringing her total weight loss so far to 66lbs!!!
Good Job Aunt Windy!!!!!
We are so proud of you!!!!
Keep on keeping on!
After hearing all of us talking about WW at these get togethers, Tim secretly told himself if Windy joined that he would to. After coming home from a work trip and finding out that she had signed up, he joined WW’s online the next day. He worked shift work for 25 years and had done WW twice before loosing 38lbs the first time and 39lbs the second time. When he stopped the weight would always eventually come back. The last 5 years he has been in an office job, eating out for lunch everyday and drinking his favorite soft drink. He was bike riding with Windy but never saw any weight loss because he did not change his eating habits. He loves the new WW points plus program because it has been so much easier than before! He feels like the old plan would “starve you” by taking away foods and then slowly add them back where this new plan has helped him with eliminating the not-so-heatlhy foods making it an easier lifestyle change. He still eats out everyday for lunch but is able to adapt and make healthier choices. A few weeks into the new program he began bike riding daily because he started feeling so much better and had tons more energy! Since starting WW’s he has lost 30lbs! And all without feeling like he is on a diet!!!
We are so happy for you!!!
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