May 16, 2013

I've always loved food, so weight has been an issue since I was a kid. Starting when I was 102, I've been on every diet out there: the 3-Day Diet, the Grapefruit Diet, Weight Watchers, you name it.

Although my husband and I run several times a week, I haven't been able to keep my weight down. I'll allow myself a 'cheat meal' and end up going hog-wild—not just a slice of pizza, but a binge that leaks over to the rest of the week.

I don't want my kids to pick up my bad habits! Right now, my five-year-old son won't eat anything put in front of him, and I'm nervous that my two-year-old is going to copy that. It's time to get the knowledge we need to live healthfully.

NameDeanna Verbouwens
Age39
OccupationStay-at-home mom
Height5'3"
Goal weight145 lbs
Current weight190 lbs
Waist42"
Hips48"
Body fat33%

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