Aimee Smith of Janesville, Wis., knew she was big, but since her scale only registered 300 pounds, she didn’t realize how big. She finally weighed herself one day and was shocked to see the real number – 427 pounds.
By the end of last year, Jay Wornick tipped the scales at 366 pounds, raising the concerns of his wife, Angela. Frustrated by her inability to motivate her 30-year-old husband to lose weight, she decided she needed to make a play to his competitive side.
I decided to restart my running on December 1, 2010. I went to a Christmas Party, with my wife, and photos were taken by friends, who posted the party photos on Facebook. I was not happy with how I looked. During 2010 I kinda fell off running which started after I completed the Clayton/St. Louis […]
When I reached 238 and was not pregnant, I realized something has to change. When I got pregnant 11 years ago I only weighed 155. I still however thought that I was so fat then. Granted I am 5’8′ so actually in hindsight I was not that overweight. Growing up I was always taller than […]
My lifelong struggle with weight began at 19 years old; the year after I got married. Up to this point, I had been “tall” girl in high school, but never overweight. After I got married, I began to gain weight almost immediately. By the end of my second year of marriage, I had put on […]
Here is a 2009 article from our local newspaper about my mom and her friend, Marsha’s story of their struggle with obesity, their journey through gastric bypass surgery, and then becoming runners. My mom has definitely been an inspiration to me on my own journey through running & weight loss. When Marsha Cuttill-Price and Ginny […]