Success Stories: How This Mom Changed Her Outlook and Dropped 80 pounds

March 29, 2012 |  by  |  Success Stories  |  1 Comment

Before & After Stats:
Height: 5’2″
Weight: 220 lb. / 139 lb.
Dress Size: 16 / 4

Occupation: Multimedia Journalist/Retail Manager
Current Hometown: Southwest Florida

Tell me about your background. Where are you from?

I’m from West Texas originally. I moved to Gainesville, FL when I was 17 and studied English at the University of Florida. Currently, I live in Southwest Florida and work as a Multimedia Journalist and a Retail Manager. I have two little girls, ages 5 and 3, and am in the tail-end of a divorce.

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Cledra McCullers Dropped Pain, the Anguish of Loss, and 57 lbs. Here’s How and Why.

March 5, 2012 |  by  |  Success Stories  |  5 Comments
Cledra McCullers Dropped Pain, the Anguish of Loss, and 57 lbs. Here's How and Why.

Photos of Cledra McCullers running at her heaviest, and then standing radiant in heels less 57 pounds have been circulating the internet. The images of her transformation are remarkable. The emotion and expression in both before and after photos tell a human story or overcoming hardship. They are simply inspiring. We caught up with the now life coach to get the story in full.

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Balancing Parenting, Business and Being a Kick-Ass Competitor: Lauren Brooks

February 19, 2012 |  by  |  Success Stories, Your'e The Celebrity!  |  2 Comments
Balancing Parenting, Business and Being a Kick-Ass Competitor: Lauren Brooks

Will power is that thing inside us that if cultivated and harnessed allows us to affect the world around us. It’s at its best when its used by a person engaging something about which they are passionate.

Enter Lauren Brooks (5′ 7″, 150 lb): Mom, business-woman, competitor, coach, Crossfitter, high-performance athlete.

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Success Stories: Holly Addresses Gestational Diabetes By Adjusting Her Diet

January 21, 2012 |  by  |  Healthy Eating, Success Stories  |  No Comments
Success Stories: Holly Addresses Gestational Diabetes By Adjusting Her Diet

Hello AlumniWellness! My name is Holly and I’m a 35 year old wife and mom.

While pregnant with my first child I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes, which little did I know would be the beginnings of my Paleo way of life. I decided right away, that I would try my hardest to control my blood sugar with what I ate instead using insulin shots. It helped knowing that I had to do what was best for not only me, but more importantly for my baby.

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