Her story has inspired thousands of her followers to get fit.
"I felt like he deserved so much better."
"Believe in yourself, and care enough about yourself to invest the time in you."
'It made me realize very quickly just how bad it had gotten.'
And all without counting a single calorie!
"I wanted to lose weight and I was tired of waiting around for a hero to come and save the day."
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"I'm excited to get up in the mornings now."
"I had to stay focused, develop discipline, and to be honest with myself."
You don't gain weight from vegetables!
"I just ate in moderation."
"I wanted to run with my kids and not just stand on the sidelines any longer."
"It will require sacrifices, but in the end it will be worth it."
Christina Chiu Cadiz
"If you mess up, accept it, move on, and try to get right back on track."
"Determination and willpower play a very big role in your path to success."
You can be fit at any age!
A little positivity can go a long way.
"At 17-years-old I weighed 407 pounds."
She went from a size 14 to a size 10.
"I never counted my calories, dieted, or deprived myself of anything."
"I wanted to see my kids grow up."
"Of course I have cheat days, who doesn’t?"
"I spent a lot of time hating my body."
"I'm not at goal weight or goal size, but I'm going to keep pushing!"
"I wasn’t looking for a quick fix, so I took my time."
"I was tired of slowly killing myself with food and alcohol."
"I realized that I was no longer living a life of my choosing."
"I don’t care about past accomplishments, I care about future challenges."
"For the last 10 years, I have felt unstoppable."
"Maintenance is hard, probably even harder than losing the weight."
" I wanted to finally be happy and look at myself with love."
"Do the work. Suffer the setbacks, push past the pain and excuses."