< How did you change your consuming habits?I eat 3 meals and 1-2 snacks daily. I also include a bit of intermittent fasting. I cut my consuming off by about 7 pm everyday to offer my body an opportunity to recover from whatever I took and did in throughout the day. I also drink at least 1.5 L of water daily.. I try to focus on healthy protein, green veggies, and eating things from the earth more than anything (beans, lentils, fruit, veggies, etc.). I utilize my everyday 1-hour lunch break to stroll, jog, run stairs, do strength training exercises, and so on. I likewise try and hit the health club at least 3 days a week after work and on the weekend. What was your starting weight? What is your present weight?My highest weight ever was 291 pounds. Before VSG surgery, I lost 10lbs, coming down to 281 pounds. My current weight is 189 pounds. I have about 29 pounds I require to lose to get to my objective of 160 pounds.. What is your height?My height is 5 6.5 ″. How long did your transformation take?I started seeing outcomes about 1-2 months in. I struck Onderland at about 6 months post-op. I reached 100 pounds down from my greatest weight mark at about seven months post-op. What is the most significant lesson youve discovered so far?Ive learned that self-care is not an alternative. It is a MUST! Due to the fact that Im the only me Ill ever get, Ive discovered to actually take care of myself. By doing so, I have actually been able to truly look after and love everybody else around me a lot more.. What suggestions do you have for women who wish to lose weight?Get started, and DO NOT STOP!!! Find what works for you and persevere to the end. Press through the frustration, the stalls, the effort, the tears, the discomfort, and see the results shine like a diamond! Trust the process! Instagram: @stacie_is_divorcing_obesity. Change of the Day: Stacie lost 102 pounds with VSG surgery, much healthier consuming routines, and exercise. She has actually left prescription medications and no longer has consistent headaches or heart palpitations. This 40-year-old mom of five is figured out to thrive and achieve her life objectives. What was your motivation?My motivation is my kids (4 young boys, ages 23, 14, 12, 10, and my 20-year-old stepdaughter), my partner of 13 years, and all of the plans and goals I have for my life. I turned 40 years old in November 2020, and I desire this next stage of my life to be unlimited. I no longer have to take prescription medication. I no longer have constant headaches or heart palpitations. When did you start your journey?I had VSG weight-loss surgery on July 6, 2020 [Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy] I for as long as I can remember, I have been on a weight-loss journey. This is the very first time that my efforts in fact worked and stuck.