My challengers are truly the backbone of what keeps me excited about showing up for work every day. Their commitment to their from the inside out transformation is truly inspiring. That doesn’t mean struggle doesn’t exist, but these women are serious overcomers of logic obstacles. I love sharing their journeys with you as a reminder that external change is truly just a mirror of what’s happened on the inside.
This is Lita’s story:
I struggled to lose weight for many years. After giving birth to my second child 1997, I was almost 200 lbs. At only 5’4″, I struggled to even carry myself. I admitted defeat & labeled myself a plus size woman.
I tried many different programs that I would borrow from the library. I always started excited, but I never finished. Even if I would exercise, I still didn’t eat healthy. I was still in the same boat – little to no results. Only frustration.
I followed Michelle on social media for almost two years before I made a decision to join her community. I’m thankful for her consistency in reaching out to people like me. If she had stopped posting her journey, I would probably still be searching and struggling. But her daily reminders of including God in her fitness journey inspired me to get close to God. I asked Him for wisdom to take this journey seriously.
Slowly, my perspective changed from self-centered to God-centered. I realized losing weight wasn’t just about me, making myself happy and feeling better (although I do feel better & happier), but this was about obedience to God & honoring Him with the body He gave me.
Since May 2014, I have lost 45 lbs and 20 inches. My biggest NSV (non-scale victory, which Michelle emphasizes celebrating) is that I’m off blood pressure medicine! My doctor was elated and encouraged me to keep doing whatever I’m doing.
I’ve done several programs from start to finish including TurboFire, 21 Day Fix, 21 Day Fix Extreme, Insanity Max 30 and PiYo. I’ve also drank my Shakeology daily in addition to following a healthy eating plan.
Joining the Myers Cross Training Community changed my perspective to help me see myself as God sees me. This community has become an extension of my family, where I get and give support. I love how we share our successes and struggles. But most of all, I love how we pray for each other.
But it doesn’t end in the community. I’ve been able to inspire my own friends & family who have watched my transformation over the last 14 months. So my advice to the one thinking about getting started is the same thing I tell them. Take that first small step, one day a time. Stick to the program, follow the meal play, and stay connected. Don’t hesitate to share your struggles – someone will always be able to relate. Michelle and the other community group members will lift you up and motivate you. Bigger than that:
Get excited because God is on your side.
My life journey has changed because God has allowed me to join Myers Cross Training Community. My family and my ministry received a great benefit from me when I improved my life by eating healthy and exercise daily.
Most of all, God gets all the glory.
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