Weight Loss

This mom has LOST 119lbs and GAINED so much confidence – ‘I don’t recognise myself!’

WOW! Kelly White looks incredible! She’s lost 119lbs after signing up to the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge!

Amazingly, this mom has been able to turn her life around, get her health back on track and she’s also dropped six dress sizes!

“I feel like a completely different person, I don’t recognise myself in photos,” she says.

How Kelly lost 119lbs and put her health back on track

The mom-of-four reveals she knew she needed to make a change after she found herself struggling to breathe at times.

“I was becoming really unhealthy, my asthma was getting worse and I was struggling to breathe,” she says.

“I had arthritis in my feet and knees and it was being impacted by the extra weight, plus my body was sore and achy all the time.”

In fact, the 40-year-old says she was embarrassed by how she looked.

“I was taking two types of blood pressure medication, had a blood test and pre diabetes symptoms and it terrified me,” she says.

“Not long after, I saw an awful photo of myself from a friends wedding. I was embarrassed by my appearance.

“I was ashamed and disgusted at myself for becoming so unfit, unhealthy and unhappy. Then I decided that was enough, it was time to put my big girl pants on and change what I didn’t like about myself.”

Kelly has gone from over 290lbs down to 174lbs

While Kelly isn’t a fan of using the scales, she says her weight was over 290lbs.

“I’m not sure exactly what my weight was but it was the biggest I’d ever been,.I had been overweight all my life and was so terrified of scales,” she says.

“I joined The Healthy Mommy Facebook page and started reading other people’s amazing stories and trying a few recipes. It was the first time I started counting calories.

“In March 2020 I signed up to The Healthy Mommy app and I’ve never looked back. I’ve lost 119lbs in total and am currently 174lbs.”

How this mum lost 54kg and dropped 6 dress sizes!

Health benefits of losing the weight

Best of all, Kelly says her doctor has been surprised at the results of her last blood test.

“All my levels were in normal range, I’ve stopped taking one of my blood pressure tablets and I can breathe easier, my asthma is under control and I stopped snoring,” she says.

“I am also not getting much foot pain and the constant aches in my body have almost disappeared.”

And that’s not all! Kelly says she also has heaps more energy and motivation.

“I’ve gained so much confidence and no longer hide from the camera,” she admits. “I jump in photos voluntarily now and have many selfies in my camera roll.”

What a typical day on a plate looks like for Kelly

Breakfast: Cereal
Lunch: Leftover dinner, rice cakes, a smoothie or a Healthy Mommy recipe
Snacks: Apple and nuts, a healthy cake or muffin
Dinner: Healthy Mommy recipe
Dessert: A chocolate treat
“I love Mexican Lasagne, Mexican One Pot Casserole and Honey Mustard Chicken and Veggie Bake the most at the moment, Chocolate Pretzel Stacks, Raw Peanut Butter Bars but the Carrot and Date Muffins is still my ultimate favourite snack!”

Kelly’s 3 tips for success

1. Set goals

I love using goals and set up a really detailed plan on how I’m going to achieve them. I also reflect on my progress regularly and alter my plan when I need to.

2. Use the Healthy Mommy Support groups

They are amazing! They’re full of motivating stories, tips and support is always there when you need it!

3. Never give up

Even when it feels like your getting nowhere, just keep going! Keep you eyes on the destination, might need to change direction every now and then but never ever give up!
“Take baby steps when you start out and build on the good habits you pick up. I still do this after two years since it’s worked so well.”

Are you ready to kick-start your weight loss?

Want to shift your weight but feel like you have NO TIME in your day to exercise and eat healthily?

That’s where the Healthy Mommy’s 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge can help.

What do you get? You get access to:

  • 28 days of at home exercise routines (no gym needed) – with video instruction
  • Customizable and breastfeeding friendly meal plans
  • Time-efficient exercises for busy mums – under 30 mins
  • Challenge combines Pilates exercises with interval and circuit training (HIIT)
  • Suitable for basic to advanced fitness levels.
  • Home to thousands of EASY-TO-MAKE recipes.

Find out more about joining the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.