The following was printed with permission from
Dee (mouse-over her "before" photo to see her current
progress). This is what she has to say about our experience together:
of my adult life, I have struggled with diets. I did them all:
Can't eat meat, ...... Can't eat carbs, ...... Can't eat foods high in
fat, ...... Can't eat chocolate!!!
diets failed (which they always did), food became my comfort. Over the
last three years, life got crazy and I pretty much accepted the fact
that I would always be big. However, Shayla changed my perspective on
diets, exercise, and my overall opinion of myself. She introduced me to
healthy choices and the benefits of an active lifestyle.
With Shayla, it
has never been about what I can't do. Instead it has been about what I
can do: I can do 100 lunges. I can run sprints.
I can even do "boy pushups". And yes, I can enjoy chocolate or
constant encouragement and accountability, I have shifted from a
frequent dieter and overeater to someone who looks forward to her
workouts. Thanks Shayla for all you have done to show me what I