A Healthier and Happier You!

By | Behavior Change, Blog, MamaTone, Transformations, Uncategorized

Hi this is Liz, one of Dustin’s new contributors.  I figure my first post should be about how I got to where I am in my fitness and nutritional life.  In high school I was very active and ran on the track and cross country teams.  I was by no means very good, I think I participated more for the camaraderie than because I was passionate about it.

I loved hiking and being active outside on the weekends with friends.  The fall of my senior year I had a pretty bad leg injury that had me on crutches and in one of those silly boots for a couple of months.  That injury was very pivotal in my life!  For the next 12 years I did not exercise more than a couple of times a year.

I gained weight through college, after college, and once I had kids I put on more weight.  After I had my second son and he stopped nursing, the weight just kept piling on until I got on the scale one day and weighed 203.  I knew once I went over 200 I was in trouble and needed to be a better role model for my kids. Plus how was I going to keep up with two boys under the age of 3 if I didn’t get my act together?!   Read More