I’m back to day with another inspiring weight loss story.
Pat C. demonstrates the power of never giving up! Pat did WW for the first time way back in 1968 but finally got serious about it when she retired in 2010. So after 5 attempts, she lost 100 pounds which she has kept off for more than four years!
Read on to discover more about Pat’s story and what she does now to live the happy, healthy life she deserves…
Tell Us A Little Bit About Your Weight Struggle
I began Weight Watchers in 1968, however it took me five tries to get to my goal weight. My doctors says I am healthy because I have lost 100 lbs and maintained for over four years.
What Was Your Wake-Up Call Or “A-Ha Moment” That Caused You To Really Commit Yourself To Succeeding?
I suffered from diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and back problems.
How Have Your Eating Habits Changed Since Beginning Your Journey? What Did You Eat Before And What Are You Eating Now?
I eat simply filling foods, power foods keep me full much longer. I love shrimp stir frys, steak tacos, and a lot of veggies/fruits. I love to cook my own meals.
What Is The Difference In Your Fitness Before You Started And Now?
Since I am disabled, I can only walk at stores. I love walking through stores for my exercise.
What Has Been The Biggest Change/Payoff For You So Far?
Wearing size 12 jeans, belts, being off 5 high blood pressure pills, being healthy and happy that I continue my weekly meeting for scale accountability.
How Much Weight Have You Lost? How Long Did It Take You To Lose It?
100 lbs lost. It took me since 1968, but got serious in 2010 when I retired. I reached my goal four years ago.
My Favorite Recipes Is…
6 extra large shrimp, bean sprouts, red bell peppers, onion, garlic, zucchini, and mushrooms. Sesame ginger sauce and Teriyaki sauce.
Stir fry shrimp & veggies, add sauce & water, cover 5 minutes.
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