During my entire life I was never an athletic person. At school no one wanted me in their sport teams for the same reason. In my youth I was very skinny until over a decade ago I started to gain weight. I got to a point where my clothes were not fitting anymore; I was tired all day, every day. I had no energy to be with my family, to go to school, or work. I knew that things needed to change, so o
My name is Donna Syphers. I am 38 years old, with a full time career as a Product Manager and a wife with a house full of chores plus two children aged 3 ½ yrs and 11 months. I really enjoy cooking, every type of food and eating with my friends and family. I mostly love rice, noodles, sweets and bread. Not to mention, I LOVE having wine at dinner with my husband. I am not special or different than
I had been in a severe bike accident in February, 2012. I had a broken back, leg, arm, 2 ribs and a punctured lung. After 6 days in the hospital, 2 months in a wheelchair and then having to use crutches until my back and leg healed enough for me to return to just walking. I had just finished a 375 mile bike ride with 15,000 feet of climbing, in great shape and now my fitness was gone and depressio
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But here’s the thing -- given my career skillset, I hadn’t realized that I had been unconsciously spinning my own story: on Social Media I’d crop myself so that my friends and followers couldn’t see my body. In Real Life, my health was challenged and I’d hide behind clothes that flattered and helped disguise what was happening.
I recently turned 45 and have always considered myself in fairly good shape, not real over eight, healthy, etc.... That was until early this summer (June 2012), when I was walking around the house without a shirt on and my 6 year old told me that I looked fat. Children do not have a sensitivity filter so I turned and looked in the mirror and realized she was right. I thought to myself what in the
Team 12….. Well, it's been THREE days since the official end of our 12 Week Challenge together. I have to say that the experience was so positive, so valuable (I hit 21.2% body fat from a high of 28.7% and lost 17.5 lbs of FAT) and that the HEALTH BENEFITS alone were worth every sweaty minute.