I met Donna last year at the Fitness Fair that the local anti-obesity initiative, Healthy Lombard, that I partner with, holds in our community annually. Back then she was a spectator watching my weight loss coaching client Cindy Musiel take the stage to receive her Health Hero award.
After that, Donna became a coaching client herself and this year, she was on that stage smiling and proudly receiving her own Health Hero award after losing 37 pounds (and she's continued to lose now down 44.5 pounds to date), and now she's the one inspiring others!
Before - Donna April 2014
After - "New Donna" with Coach Melanie February 2015
Like many of the people who ultimately become my weight loss coaching clients, before Donna found me, she was just about to throw in the towel for good on trying to lose weight. Fortunately, she believed me