— Amber Barney
I have had an amazing crew of people support me.
My husband and kids are eating healthy with me, and cheering me on every time I am at the gym. My husband even came with me once to help. My Facebook friends have been so amazing, encouraging me every day. There are days I wanted to not work out, but then I would see my FB page and there was someone telling me, “You can do it!”
I am very blessed that God has given me strength and my family and friends to help encourage me! Plus Chad has been amazing by passing on his wealth of knowledge to us. You rock, Chad!
— Peggy Bliss
I've been getting an enormous amount of support from many different people in my life. My family first and foremost have been constantly calling and e-mailing me with words of encouragement and curiosity about the tasks and challenges I've had thus far. They know how important this is to me. My girlfriend is constantly thinking about how to make dining out healthier when we want to go out on dates, and she has even encouraged her family to make healthier options when we eat together with them.
My co-workers at Western Primary School and Red Lobster have been complimenting me on my shrinking physique and baggy clothes. At a recent baby shower at school, my co-workers just bypassed me for cake and punch, as not to give me an opportunity to make an unwise choice. Many of them came up to me later and said how proud they are of me and what I am trying to do for myself. At the restaurant, servers and other staff watch WHAT and HOW I order food. They even get after me if I'm spending a little too long around those biscuits. I'm amazed at how a simple sniff of something good can help curb that craving without me taking one single bite.