My husband and I thought nothing could ever destroy our love for food. However, we were wrong— and two years ago, it morphed into our worst nightmare.
Like any horror film, it started out like any normal day. Then, I got the call that would change everything—my husband, Sean, suffered a serious heart attack and was undergoing surgery at a nearby hospital. I felt scared, anxious and uncertain on what to do. When we got married, we became a team that would face and conquer whatever the world would dish out. All those years of happiness and overeating turned into pounds, which then slashed my world into pieces.
All the specialists agreed that Sean needed to lose weight. In order to tackle this huge initiative, we needed the expertise of a great weight loss consultant. We found that in our Jenny Craig consultant, Daniella. She worked with us and developed a game plan that implemented a healthy balance. And her role constantly changed to meet our needs. When I felt that I couldn’t do it, Daniella was my cheerleader. There were times that I got off track and gained a few pounds, but Daniella could comfort me and get me back on the program.
We learned to celebrate the small wins, such as the healthy choices we piled into our grocery cart and becoming more active such as walking the dogs after dinner. These small victories might not seem like a winning touchdown, but they were all yards gained toward the end zone. Halfway through the year we were really able to feel and see the results. I no longer needed my hypertension medication or a break after walking up the stairs. Sean’s constant back pain subsided, and he was able to get off his cholesterol medication.
People we hadn’t seen for a while didn’t even recognize us and new people we met thought we were much younger. Turns out, we didn’t need to go on a quest to find the fountain of youth. We just needed to eat right and exercise. After a year of hard work under the direction of Daniella, I lost 55lbs* and Sean lost 12lbs*. Thanks to Jenny Craig, my husband and I are off the bench and enjoying the game of life. There’s an underdog in all of us. Let the consultants of Jenny Craig be your guide. Get started today to reach your goal!
*Results not typical. Members following our program, on average lose 1-2 lbs. per week.
Edited by Kari - Jenny Craig