"I was tired of slowly killing myself with food and alcohol."
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"I realized that I was no longer living a life of my choosing."
" I wanted to finally be happy and look at myself with love."
"Little by little I felt my energy increasing and some weight was coming off."
"I tried the grapefruit diet, the starvation diet, the no carb diet, you name it, I tried it."
"It wasn’t just the weight that changed. It was how I saw myself and how I saw my life."
"I set myself a goal. I said I was going to do it and I did."
"I learned how to balance things out even if I end up eating that slice of cake."
Like always, it's about diet and exercise.
"I cut out processed foods, caffeine and alcohol."
"I felt like I was 67 instead of 37."
"This is only the beginning! I feel incredible having lost over 100 pounds."
"I saw a picture of myself at a wedding I attended. I didn’t recognize myself."
His advice? Don't count calories.
"I cut out bread, pork and added sugars."
"He laughed at me with some unkind words. I used it as ammo!"
And he isn't done yet!
That almost 100-pound weight loss started with just a little movement.
"He was part of my inspiration to change my life around."
WHO: Nikki Norton-Amaral
By The Numbers: 222 at my heaviest, currently 172, for a total weight loss of 50 pounds
WHO: Kelly Arnold, early childhood educator, 5'2"
By The Numbers: 231 at my heaviest, currently 179, for a total weight los...
WHO: Miranda Quartarone
CITY: Markham, Ont.
By The Numbers: 185 at my heaviest, currently 130, for a total weight loss of 55 pounds
WHO: Julie Piette, works in accounts receivable
CITY: Deux-Montagnes, Que.
By The Numbers: 235 at my heaviest, currently 135, for a total...
WHO: Becky Payzant, stay-at-home mom of three boys
CITY: Dartmouth, N.S.
By The Numbers: 235 at my heaviest, and currently 152, total we...
WHO: Kavita Karia
CITY: Vaughan, Ont.
By The Numbers: 191 at my heaviest, and currently 149, total weight loss of 43 pounds
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