Transformation of the Day: Felicia misplaced 97 kilos. To drop extra pounds throughout the pandemic, this single mother labored out at house, addressed her emotional consuming, and refused to surrender on herself. She is dedicated to doing what it takes to take care of her success.
My title is Felicia, and I've been on my weight reduction journey for a few 12 months and a few months. I’m a small enterprise proprietor x 2, the primary being Bullock Enterprise and Transportation, of which I'm the Chief Operations Officer and Co-owner. The second is my brainchild and keenness, my profession as a Motivational Speaker beneath the True Story Imprint.
Through my very own discovery and enlightenment, I’ve misplaced over 90 lbs via food regimen, train, persistence, and self-discipline. It wasn’t straightforward, however it’s been nicely value it. I inform my friends, “DON’T GIVE UP!”
What motivated you to get began? What impressed you to maintain going, even once you needed to surrender?
What motivated me to begin my weight reduction journey final 12 months was me. I suffered from anxiousness and despair for a few years, in addition to different issues that weren't good for me.
My True story, my kids, and serving to others impressed me to maintain pushing as a result of I had others trying as much as me and asking for assist and steering on their begin to their weight reduction journey. I failed twice, however one factor I NEVER did was utterly quit on myself.
How did you alter your consuming habits?
When I started my journey, I made modifications to my way of life, particularly my consuming habits. I used to be an emotional eater however altering my consuming habits allowed me to really feel completely different in probably the most superb manner.
There had been no extra sandwiches at 3 within the morning with chips. No extra consuming after 8 pm and going straight to mattress. I additionally integrated extra vegatables and fruits into my routine.
I don’t have a playbook on what to eat, however I’ve discovered that it’s not solely what you eat however how a lot you eat.
What did your exercise routine include? How many days every week did you're employed out?
I used to work out thrice a day for about 40 minutes with a cooldown of mediation on the finish of my days. My routine consists of figuring out at house. Being a single mother and losing a few pounds throughout the pandemic, I needed to make it work for me. So I did quite a lot of cardio and stretching.
What was your beginning weight? What is your present weight?
My beginning weight was 260 kilos, and I presently weigh 163 kilos.
What’s your top?
When did you begin your journey? How lengthy did your transformation take?
I began my journey early final March after I caught Covid. This journey I’m on doesn’t have a timeline. Even although it took me a 12 months to get the place I'm right now, I’m nonetheless working to take care of my weight.
What is the most important lesson you’ve discovered to this point?
The largest lesson I discovered via all that is that irrespective of how tough it could be or look, hold pushing as a result of there's a gentle on the finish of everybody’s tunnel.
What recommendation would you wish to share with ladies who need to drop extra pounds?
Here is my recommendation to different ladies, anybody who desires to begin, or anybody who’s having difficulties with the method: Take a minute to offer your self gratitude. Know that what makes you stronger received’t kill you. Also, I'd inform them to alter their mindset and deal with the truth that they're destined for greatness.