I’ll never forget meeting Alison. When she shared her story with me, I wept. I wanted so much for her to know her worth and to know God had not forgotten her. Her transformation on the outside is incredible, but the inner strength of this amazing woman would bust through every shirt if inner strength could be flexed. You are amazing, Alison, and you inspire me!
This is Alison’s story…
When I first came across Michelle on Facebook, my personal life was falling apart. I was intrigued by her combined approach about faith and fitness, but one day, she posted and asked, “Does anyone ever feel like you’re not enough?” She coupled it with God’s truth that I indeed am enough, so I reached out to her about joining her community.
My health wasn’t where it needed to be, but I honestly just needed that gentle reminder in my life that I am enough.
I got started with PiYo, the PiYo meal plan and drinking Shakeology daily. Between September and April, I started to see muscle tone appear in my body that I hadn’t seen since I was a teenager…and I had just turned 40.
My awe turned to shock when I moved into Insanity: Max 30. I couldn’t believe what my body was able to do now!
As of now, I’ve lost 20 pounds and 11 inches. My progress has been slow, but steady. My greatest NSV (non-scale victory) continues to be that I got up again today to work out. I’m consistent now, and I’ve never done that in my past.
My consistency stems a lot from Michelle’s constant encouragement and the community of accountability and prayer I’ve found in the Myers Cross Training community. There were definitely times I thought I would have to quit…but with the encouragement of these ladies, I was consistently reminded that these failures were temporary and I was going for a long-term win.
If you’re considering beginning your health journey, just get up and try. And then do that again tomorrow. One day at a time is how real success is achieved. And the people who around you who become inspired to get healthy because of your journey are by far the best prize.
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