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Journey to Freedom


Last night I came upon this interesting blog about the journey of one Y member who lost 135lbs.  Below is an excerpt from "Can you Stay for Dinner"

"I suppose I woke up. I blinked, breathed in, and in that one moment at the Y I knew that if I did not start then, if I did not make even one change, that my life might never be what it should. What I wanted it to be.

For the rest of that summer, I took group cardio classes, I used the elliptical, the treadmill, the stair master. I won’t say it was fun, but I will say that like anything new, and like any challenge you embark on, it was exciting at first. I had my best friend with me. Britney Spears was still making music that moved me."

Andie's  journey begins at her local YMCA, however her experiences overseas and an exhausting but exciting time spent on the set of a movie with Leonardo DiCaprio changed her views on living healthy. Andie has a very engaging style that will keep you reading through all 3 parts of her journey.  Visit to read the entire story, the end is not what we typically expect from a weight loss testimonial.  This story is a beautiful example of how everyones journey is different.   I hope Andie's journey inspires you to set up a time to meet with one of our Coaches and create your own vision of healthy living through a partnership based on caring, listening and seeking to understand.  Please contact Meg Kayko at 515.226.9622

Happy New Year!

01/09/2012 10:00 AM |Add a comment
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