WooHoo! Jodymarie!

Jodymarie Before and After Picture

Today’s WooHoo! story comes from the very upbeat Jodymarie I just love how positive she is! Congratulations, Jodymarie, in meeting your running and weight loss goals! Continued best wishes in your next 25 pounds and the FULL Marathon!

FtoH: Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? Jodymarie: My name is Jodymarie. I am a stay at home mother to 2 wonderful blessings. Izick who is 5 years old, and Gavin who is 3 years old. I have been married to my husband Shawn for going on 7 years. I started my weight loss journey on September 10, 2007. I was once only a walker who is now a runner. I started out as an off again on again runner in Jan 1 2010. On Jan 1 2011 I became a REAL TRUE runner. I have not stopped running since. I made a goal

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WooHoo! Caitlin!

WooHoo! Caitlin!!!

Today we have a WooHoo story about Caitlin! I am definitely curious to learn more about the Paleo diet now  Thank you so much again, Caitlin, I appreciate you sharing your story with us!

FtoH: Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? Caitlin: I am a trainer and a nutritionist with a supportive husband who is a chef. I live in San Francisco and have my own buisness where I teach people how to get healthy through my blog at www.grassfedgirl.com

FtoH: What was your starting weight? Caitlin: 238 lbs. I am 5’9 I was age 21 when I started my weight loss journey in 2001.

FtoH: What was your goal weight? Caitlin: 150 pounds.

FtoH: What eating plan did you use (for example: Weight Watchers, Atkins, Self, etc)? Caitlin: I started out on weight watchers in 2001, but after 8 years I got an autoimmune disease

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WooHoo! Savanna!

WooHoo to Savanna of Savvy & Sweet! :)

Today’s WooHoo story is Savanna! Thank you so much for sharing your story with us Congratulations on meeting your goals, Savanna, and be sure to check back in after your 25k!

FtoH: Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? Savanna: I’m a 26 year old wife, mother, dog-owner, blogger at Savvy & Sweet, and employed full-time in the non-profit sector. I love the outdoors, working with people, making connections, and organizing things. I’ve officially been a mom for a full year now!

FtoH: What was your starting weight? Savanna: Pre-pregnancy I weighed 145 lbs- a good, constant weight for my 5’9″ frame that I maintained since high school. By the day of my delivery, I weighed approximately 195 lbs, giving me a 50 lb weight gain from throughout my pregnancy.

FtoH: What was your goal weight? Savanna: Even at the beginning of my pregnancy, I

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WooHoo! Nancy!

Nancy on her Bike

Today’s WooHoo story is my friend Nancy. Thank you for sharing your story with us and congratulations on all your progress, Nancy! I want to ask readers to pay extra attention to her parting words – such a valuable perspective

FtoH: Can you tell me a little bit about you? Nancy: I am a 39 yr old working mother of 2. I currently am a nanny for my adorable twin niece and nephew. When I was young I was an athlete and I let life get in the way of living and let myself get very out of shape and technically obese.   FtoH: What was your starting weight and height? Nancy: 237 lbs and I am 5’9″

FtoH: What was your goal weight? Nancy: I am shooting for about 160, but truly just want to be healthy and happy with myself in the mirror!

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WooHoo! Darrell!

Darrell After

Today’s WooHoo! story features the husband of a dear friend of mine. Even though I know it is mostly ladies who read this, I know that we will make him feel welcome! Congratulations, Darrell, on losing 50 pounds! We are so happy for you, and so thankful that you have taken your time to share with us!

FtoH: Can you tell me a little bit about you? Darrell:I’m 48 years old. I’ve worked for an eyeglass lens manufacturer for almost 24 years.   FtoH: What was your starting weight? Darrell: My starting weight was 227 pounds

FtoH: What was your goal weight? Darrell: To get my BMI down to near more normal, my goal is to weigh about 160 pounds. I’m 5’7″

FtoH: What eating plan did you use (for example: Weight Watchers, Atkins, Self, etc)? Darrell: I signed up for Weight Watchers Online.

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WooHoo! Andrea!

Mind over Matter

Today’s WooHoo story is shared by my good friend, Andrea. She is a writer at heart, so I will let her introduce herself to you all.

 Hi! I’m Andrea and you can find me sporadically blogging over at my What Should I Wear? blog. When I’m not blogging, I’m a 33 year old stay at home mom to 2 super cute girls! They are the peanut butter to my jelly! I’m so blessed to spend my days with them. I’m also the very lucky wife to my studly husband of 11 years, Steve. He’s my best friend, and can’t believe how lucky we are to still be in love after all these years.

My weight loss journey began like many others: after having kids. I got pregnant in September of 2006 with our first pregnancy, which we unfortunately miscarried. After that stress, I had

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WooHoo! Josette!

Weight Lifting

For our very first ever WooHoo! Wednesday, we are joined by a personal friend of mine. She has been my inspiration throughout the process of beginning my new, healthy, life. When I grow up I want to be just like her. Please welcome my girl, Josette!

FtoH: Can you tell us a little bit about you? Josette: I’m a 34 your old SAHM to four kids. I used to be in pretty good shape before I had my last three kids. A combination of quitting smoking and having babies back to back to back and not losing any weight in between caused me to gain around 100 pounds.  My first attempt at losing weight took place in 2009. I was pretty successful with it. I lost 90 pounds and was happy with my weight but it didn’t last long. I didn’t learn a very

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