Transformation of the Day: Katonya misplaced 47 kilos. At present, she is celebrating her 57th birthday. Her weight reduction journey started after her marriage ended and after she eliminated a number of damaging individuals from her life. On the time, she additionally came upon she had diabetes.
What was your motivation? When did you start your journey?
The image of me in blue was taken in 2017. In August 2021, I walked away from a dishonest/mendacity husband. Then, I eliminated damaging individuals/relations from my life. That was actually an eye-opener for me as a result of I might all the time put everybody else’s wants earlier than mine.
I had a bodily and weighed 222 kilos (that was my highest weight ever). I additionally came upon I had Kind 2 diabetes. I used to be shocked as a result of I felt advantageous (or so I assumed).
How did you alter your consuming habits?
My physician put me on Trulicity, and it positively curbed my urge for food. I didn’t eat as a lot and had a lot vitality.
What’s your peak?
What’s your present weight?
I now weigh 175 kilos, and my aim weight is 170. I lastly discovered myself and needed to begin loving me for me. I’ve a 17-year-old daughter that I wish to be there for. I’ve been blissful ever since.
What’s the largest lesson you’ve discovered thus far?
The most important lesson I discovered is to place your self at first. Some individuals might name it egocentric, but it surely’s part of an extended and wholesome life.
What’s your exercise routine?
My exercise routine is strolling every single day. I put music in my ears and maintain transferring. It’s my stress reduction.
What recommendation would you prefer to share with ladies who wish to reduce weight?
My recommendation for girls who wish to reduce weight…change their consuming habits. Within the mornings, I eat (oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt). By lunchtime, some days, I’m nonetheless full from snacking on objects I had for breakfast. By dinnertime, if I’m hungry, I’ll generally eat one thing gentle or eat extra fruit earlier than 8 p.m. From the phrases of Rupaul, “How the hell you gonna love any individual if you happen to can’t love your self???”