For Dana, a trip to the hospital was a wake-up call. She decided she needed to change her life and start making healthier choices. She also learned that eating better isn't just about losing weight. It’s about living better, having more energy, and enjoying your food. Now, at over 110 lbs. lost, Dana has been released from taking her medications, she has the energy to play with her kids, and she is living life happy.Continue reading...
Jamie knew that to lose weight and make a permanent change in her life, she had to take the extra steps. This meant not just working out, but eating right, and planning ahead. At first, she struggled with the new adjustments, but once she got the hang of it, she started to see real results. Now, at over 80 lbs. lost, and a year maintaining, Jamie feels more like herself than ever before.Continue reading...
Jenny found Calorie Count when she decided to stop dieting and start living better. She started logging her food, and was shocked by how many calories she was actually consuming. By making smarter choices, and being kinder to herself, she was able to reach her weight loss goal. Now, at 60 lbs. lost, and 4 months maintaining her weight, she is more confident and living a healthier and happier life.Continue reading...
Alisha went from being a fad dieter to a healthy eater and an avid exerciser. Her success came from a change in attitude. Instead of telling herself she would fail, she convinced herself she would succeed. Now, at 110 lbs. lost, she still reminds herself that she’s a success every day.Continue reading...
Back in May, you may remember we featured an amazing young man, QuincyM in our Success Story column. This summer, Quincy is away from home but isn't letting that get in the way of his new, healthy lifestyle. I received this email (and photo) from him and had to share with the community.Continue reading...
Kelly battled her weight her whole life, and tried almost every diet with limited success. But when she stopped trying diets, and decided to change her lifestyle, she started to see real changes. She started with workouts at home and worked up to a 5k, then a 10k, and four half-marathons. She learned to eat better and never deprive herself. Now, at almost 100 lbs. lost Kelly knows she’ll never go back. And, more importantly, she knows she’s setting a good example for her young daughter.Continue reading...
"Pork" (which is pork1965's preferred nickname) took a good look in the mirror at 290 pounds and knew he had his work cut out for him. He wasn't discouraged about the length of time it would take and immersed himself in the Calorie Count community to stay motivated the entire way. Pork has successfully lost 115 pounds through this focus and continually pushing himself outside his comfort zone to reach new goals, beyond just his weight.Continue reading...
This week, we'd like to introduce you to Mark, who has done his share of yo-yo dieting in the past. In the face of a diagnosis that took his mother's life, he make the decision that he would not let history repeat itself. By focusing on one pound at a time, he was able to lose 100 pounds and share his lessons learned with the Calorie Count community.Continue reading...
Slow and steady wins the race was what Chad realized after ditching the fad diets and taking a more well-rounded approach to weight loss.Continue reading...
100 pounds lighter, Heather is full of energy and more confident than ever before. Read on for more about her journey, how she revamped her health, and the ups and downs she faced along the way.Continue reading...
Ken was 435 pounds, depressed, and could not walk without pain. Following a visit to his doctor where he was diagnosed with diabetes and high cholesterol, he knew it was time for a complete "paradigm shift". After doing intense nutrition research, he began eating clean and changing his life, losing 100 pounds in the process.Continue reading...
In the face of a friend's illness, deangleason realized he was "eating [himself] to an early grave" and he became committed to make a lifestyle change. His common sense mantra "Eat Less, Eat Well, Move More, Drink Water" as well as support from the Calorie Count community helped him lose 100 pounds and bring his wife on the weight loss bandwagon, too!Continue reading...
Tanisha had tried everything from having a personal trainer to diet pills. Nothing was a long lasting change until she surrounded herself with positivity and used Calorie Count's tools to take control. She's lost 60 pounds and although she's not yet at her goal, successweight_shanee recognizes the importance of being the healthiest version of yourself, no matter your weight.Continue reading...
Kelton AKA keljerel was inspired to lose 20 pounds when his doctor told him it would help reduce his acid reflux symptoms. On the advice of his mom, he started calorie counting and realized he loved healthy foods and exercise. Bypassing the first 20 pound loss, this lead to an astounding 122 pound weight loss over the past year!
Judy AKA tiedyejudy tried diets and even another food tracking program through her employer in the past but nothing really stuck until she found Calorie Count. Since reaching her goal weight, she continues to be an active part of the community and the "Hot Mamas 60+" group which keeps her on track and enjoying life at a healthy weight.Continue reading...
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