Transformation of the Day: Veronica lost 132 pounds. She was in constant pain, and she didn’t feel good about her appearance. By working with a local wellness center in Illinois, she learned all about nutrition, meal prep, and how to properly fuel her body. Check out her journey.
What was your motivation?
My biggest motivation was my pain! All that weight was killing me. I also did not feel good about my appearance.
What inspired you to keep going when you wanted to give up?
I had coaching and counseling through Illinois Wellness and Weight Loss Center. I read a lot, and I stayed encouraged by seeing individuals just like me. Now, when I am “discouraged,” I find someone to teach, or I read an article or a book on weight loss and lifestyle changes. That keeps me encouraged.
How did you change your eating habits?
I was with Illinois Wellness and Weight Loss Center for six months. I always knew I needed to eat correctly, but was never equipped with the proper tools for a healthy lifestyle. Through Illinois Wellness and Weight Loss Center, I learned nutritional values and healthy eating. They hold you accountable with meetings weekly.
I went from eating two meals to six meals. I ate three major meals and three snacks. It taught me to fuel my body. I drink ten bottles of water a day, and I’ve found the right balance of carbs, fats, and proteins, including fruits and veggies. I learned that all carbs are not bad.
I committed to proper prepping and planning to achieve…