Monday, July 7, 2014

It's Simple

"Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it."

I'm so proud of how far many of my friends have come in their triathlon and/or running journeys or healthy lifestyles. It's so impressive. Your success excites me and impresses me and fires me up to go be amazing!!!!

We all have a story. They are each important and so significant in your life.We so love sharing our lives with you but we want you to share your life with us too!

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Because the truth is, we have been there too...
I (Lisa) went from overweight, binge eating, boozing, and smoking to healthy eating, triathlon, and making magic. Entering the military in 2004 I weighed in at 180lbs. Lost a lot of that in the Army but got caught up mostly at about 160. I moved to Gulfport in 2009. In 2010 I changed my life. I did it right. No special surgeries or drugs or shakes or pills or diets. I just started eating right (mostly portion control) and exercising regularly. Found TRIATHLON!

I proudly weigh in at 135lbs and have accomplished more physically than I ever imagined I could or would! Yes I'm insecure, yes I have 5lbs more to drop (I think I always will), yes I want crazy sexy abs, yes I still see that 180lb girl in the mirror, yes there are parts of me that disgust me and yes there are parts of me that I love. I am healthy, I am comfortable, I am happy, I am me. My goals now include encouraging YOUR health, helping you find YOUR comfort, YOUR happy, and helping YOU be YOU.


Left is me at 180lbs a few days before joining the military. There's been lots of ups and downs since then... The middle picture is me July 2013 after completing my 20th triathlon at 135lbs. To the right is the most recent from last weeks Ironman finish. I have continued to keep the weight off and sit comfortably between 135 and 140lbs (hey, we all know the daily up and down!! Eeek!). Overall, size 12/14 to size 2/4. A journey of commitment to a new lifestyle.


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