Eboney lost 89 pounds. She was tired of not being happy and not feeling comfortable. By making practical changes to her eating habits and working out six days a week, she has created a healthier lifestyle and regained her confidence.
What was your motivation? What inspired you to keep going when you wanted to give up?
I was tired of not being happy and being comfortable with the way I looked. I just wanted more confidence and wanted to love myself more.
Every time I wanted to give up, honestly, Instagram helped me so much. I follow fitness and weight loss pages. Just seeing everyone’s journey and their struggles has helped push me.
How did you change your eating habits?
I honestly what I changed the most is the way I eat out. I try to go for protein, veggies, and healthy filling carbs. I don’t touch soda. I also try my best to stay away from sweets, but lately, it’s been very hard.
What did your workout routine look like?
I walked a lot and did cardio at first. Now, I do more weight training than anything. (pre-quarantine)
How often did you workout?
Six days a week.
What was your starting weight? What is your current weight?
My starting weight was 314 pounds, and my current weight is 225 pounds.
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When did you start your journey?
Is weight loss surgery part of your journey?
What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned?
I learned to keep going. I don’t care if I’ve binged for a whole week, I bully myself to start over.
What advice do you have for people who want to lose weight?
Like Nike says, “Just do it!” I don’t care what makes you start. Just start and keep starting over every time you think you messed up!