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"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."
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You can be fit at any age!
If only it was that easy.
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."
"I spent a lot of time hating my body."
"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 wanted to finally be happy and look at myself with love."
"Do the work. Suffer the setbacks, push past the pain and excuses."
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"Little by little I felt my energy increasing and some weight was coming off."
Sam Shane Siemens
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"I tried the grapefruit diet, the starvation diet, the no carb diet, you name it, I tried it."
Justin James Wright
"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."
Vincent lost over 20 pounds with a healthy diet and exercise.
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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."