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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Meet Kim Davis

This is my first Success Story feature.  I am doing these to show it's just not me that can do it!  Anyone can if you set your mind to it!






Meet Kim!




My Name is Kim Davis
I am 40yrs old
What made me decide to change. I did it for myself, I wanted to be healthy and I also did it for my 3 sons, I wanted to be around for them. At my highest weight I weighed 300 pounds. I went from a size 26 (U.S) to a size 4 or 6 (U.S), depending on how they are made. A couple of the biggest questions I always get asked is if I've had surgery, if I used fad diets or used diet pills. I did it the old fashion way of watching what I ate (watching the fat content, sugar content and carbs, very seldom do I eat red meat), exercising, determination, dedication and a lot of will power. I'm at the gym 3-5 days a week. 
My biggest challenges has always been gatherings with family and friends. I don't push my healthy choices on anyone and I don't expect them to change their meal plans for what I would or wouldn't eat. I went through an extremely personal challenging time 6yrs ago this May and for almost 3yrs I didn't workout nor did I really watch what I ate. I can say though with what I had lost I didn't gain back, I finally got back on track and continued with my progress after the 3yrs of doing nothing, then I lost 50 more pounds and have been maintaining my weight at 145 pounds for the last 18 months. 


5 comments:

  1. Awesome story. I hope to be able to get to this point for my own health as well. I love that you didn't gain back, and showed that it is alright to get off track as long as you get back on.
    Kristi

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    1. Thank You! Don't let anything detour you from your goal. Even if you get off track for awhile or like I did for a few years, you always can get back on the your journey to good health. Good Luck!!

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  2. I have just started my journey and I to want to be able to share my success story! I am 15 lbs down since the first of the year and the goal is 100 so 85 more to go, but I set SMALL goals! Thanks for sharing your story and keep up the good work!

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    1. Thank You! When I began I didn't have a goal set in mind, all I knew is that I wanted to lose the excess weight. It's a journey I am proud to have accomplished. Making small goals is the way to go, each time you reach your goal than you move to the next. Stay positive! Best of luck in this journey.

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  3. Thank you!. When I began, I didn't have a goal set in mind, only knowing I was wanting to lose the excess weight. It takes dedication, determination, exercise, healthy choices, a lot of will power and the desire of wanting to make the change. My body isn't perfect but it's a reminder my triumph in fighting the battle of when I wasn't healthy. It was and continues to be a lifestyle change every day when I wake. I'm happier, healthier and I have more energy than I had when I was 30 even in my mid 20's. When I stopped working out for a few years, I went through the loss of my husband of 16yrs in 2007. I put working out on the back burner for 3 years and helped my sons coup with the loss of their father and I my husband. My sons (ages 22, 18 & 16 now) call me a health nut and a workout freak. If my sharing my picture and story, inspires just one person and gives you the hope of knowing it can be done, I am more than happy that I shared it.

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