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There's No Such Thing as a 'Last Chance' When it Comes to Weight Loss

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After failed weight-loss surgery, one woman felt hopeless about ever losing weight, but she didn't give up and now she's 100 pounds lighter.
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  • Very inspiring and I know I have used food to self medicate probably before I ever started school - pretty sure my mom and grandma also did all their lives... - 6/17/2017 10:06:38 AM
  • SUGARLAND8
    Great video, very inspiring. - 5/29/2017 12:45:54 PM
  • Exercise is not a means to an end. It's a tool for beginning your best life. - 4/24/2017 2:51:30 PM
  • You are absolutely a role model! I have PX90 in my closet and figured I was too old. Somewhere along the line, thanks to you, I'm going to start. I love that you made me realize that it's ok if I can't do the whole thing. But I can only improve from it, right??? Thanks so much! - 1/13/2017 9:32:04 AM
  • AHIMSA417
    What a special lady. Sad to think of the people that might have judged her at her heaviest as being lazy, when she was a vet, and a survivor, but some people would have only seen her weight. - 12/10/2016 12:24:18 PM
  • No truer words for me.... you don't get like this for no reason. - 8/19/2016 1:35:53 AM
  • Very motivating and inspiration. Great Video. - 5/9/2016 2:51:31 PM
  • STARTAGAIN716
    I too am an emotional eater. Eleven years ago, when my Mom passed away, I used food to self medicate and gained about 10 lbs. One week later, I was diagnosed with Diabetes Type 2 (Mom passed away of pancreatic cancer). My mom was my best friend. My highest weight was 233 lbs. My doctor and I talked about bariatric surgery but I told him "I want to try one more time on my own". I have lost a total of 46 lbs. with 47 to go. Thank you for sharing your story! - 4/22/2016 2:31:53 PM
  • Thank you for sharing your story, well done! - 8/26/2015 9:38:22 PM
  • Love your video, very motivating. - 5/22/2015 6:11:43 PM
  • JULYCITY
    Awesome testimony for reasons to be healthy!! God bless. - 2/16/2015 8:53:11 AM
  • You are an inspiration - 7/8/2014 5:21:17 PM
  • CONGRATS on an AWESOME JOB!!! - 6/14/2014 7:14:51 PM
  • SIOL55
    How inspiring. - 4/27/2014 10:53:12 AM
  • Before lapband was invented I had weight-loss surgery. After having my second child I slipped going down some icy stairs and crushed my lower disk. Over 9 years I ballooned up till I reached 223 lbs. After having my surgery I went from 223 to 168 almost within the first few months, and I felt my old self again but the back was still bad and the habits I had developed over the years were still apart of me and gradually the weight began creeping back up. In around 2004 I found the SP site and joined and it helped me learn some tools that I needed to have to make improvements in my eating but I got tired of spending so much time selfishly working on myself so much that I drifted away from the program and back to my old routine again. Last October I again had a good long look at my life and decided I needed to try and improve myself once again. Just before going away for a couple of months to take care of my ailing 94 yr. old mother I found the SP site again and joined. I couldn't get internet at her place and so I had to just practice what I remembered from my first SP program and while I was away I went from 168 - 159 on my own. Since being back at home and working daily with the SP program I have set up I have reached 145. I'm 60 years old, a grandmother of 4 and I have learned you are never too old to learn new tricks. I'm now preparing myself for my first 5k marathon and looking forward to it in the summer. - 3/13/2014 5:20:06 PM