Learn about the history of Laís, who lost weight <34 kg with DS
Same having had weight problems since childhood, Laís never received nasty nicknames from classmates, never cried because they had said she was overweight and never felt bad about third-party comments. And that is precisely why her story is so interesting: she has always loved herself.
"I was a chubby child, I always had problems with weight, because I was tall, it seemed 'proportional', so it was a bit 'cheating', I never recognized any kind of attitude from my friends or other people who characterized bullying, except for the guesses of some relatives or friends of the family about me being overweight and that it would be good if I were to lose weight, "he says. mentality was not yet ready. "I had tried to diet when I was about 17 years old, but my head was not yet mature and I was doing things totally wrong, like not eating, for example.I was not in my time, my mind was not ready for this It's all change that would start new eating habits.Even with my relatives encouraging me, it was no use.What's the use of someone encouraging you if you're not ready? "
The change came from within
A few years later, Lais started to gain weight and decided, of his own free will, that it was time to change. "At age 19, I started to gain more weight: I went from the mannequin 42 to 44 and so on, until I reached my maximum, which was 48. At the time, I did not care about it. but of course I often went out of sorts to some stores when the clothes I wanted were not really cool or even served.I would pass away from scales and be indifferent when my friends, who were thin, talked about diet I did not like it any more, and I did not want to be like that. "
Every great walk begins. with a simple step
Lais is a pharmacy student at a university that is located in Santa Maria (RS) and is therefore far from her family, who lives in Rosario do Sul. She decided that as soon as she returned home , would begin to change. During the summer break, I was going back to my mother's home in my hometown and decided to enroll in a gym. I had previously enrolled in bodybuilding, but I was never a fan. This time, I ended up in aerobic classes! I attended classes of Body Combat, Body Jump, Functional, and Zumba. I always came out happy, fulfilled! While I was searching the internet for diet and food tips, I found the Diet and Health. I downloaded it and started using it on January 4 in the free version. I would go to the gym, use the app every day, go straight, and almost never exceed the points. At first, I was wary that I would get results. I stated that I would lose 4kg as the starting goal. I reached the goal and, a month later, I decided to abandon the free plan and go for the signature. "
Difficulties during the walk
Lais Mainardi - Photo: Personal archive
The future pharmacy admits that sweets are "I have always had the habit of cashing my frustrations on sweets, and this has always been my greatest difficulty in controlling the weight: I am very much an ant." The student says that the weight loss has brought benefits that went far beyond the aesthetic. "Having reached my goal not only helped me with my self-esteem but also showed me that I am capable to conquer much more by having strength of will and dedication. All this helped me to earn more in college, because with the confidence I acquired, I became more positive and did not give up so easily. The compliments of friends, colleagues, and family gave me even greater gas to move on. I have changed a lot about things like diet, gym, and the like, which were once taboo for me. Today, I speak easily about these matters with my friends and I no longer have that fear of regret. "
"When I explain to other people how it works, I often say that the 'hardest' part is to create the habit of I believe that the application differs from the others because it is a food re-education program, which teaches that we should eat (and eat well), unlike many fad diets that are restrictive and end up going wrong. , it was being so easy to use that I did not put much faith that it would work and I thought that only a miracle would save me, but I saw that with diet re-education, eating well and eating healthy is possible, "says Laís. started with 95.1kg and managed to reach 60.9kg with the application, eliminating 34.2kg in total.
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