Jodi Wilson

What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? I started with a weight loss challenge with a friend. I was not happy with my weight and I was tired of hearing myself complain about my aches and pains. Which I realized I was doing often. How did Inspirational Life help you achieve your goal? Brian and Cathie have taught me how to make realistic goals that fit into my lifestyle … [Read more...]

Ginny Smith

What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? I was inspired by a friend who had taken one of the Inspirational Life challenges and lost some weight and looked great. I tried it for a week and was immediately drawn in by Cathie and Brian’s support and encouragement. I was also impressed with their commitment to proper nutrition and hydration. The combination of weight training, … [Read more...]

Teresa Zinck

What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? In 2002 I was diagnosed with dangerously high blood pressure – 220/140. Of course I was immediately put on a boat load of medications. I started walking and eventually joined the county YMCA. I also quit smoking. While all of these things lowered my blood pressure, it was not consistently in the range it should be. Over time I was also … [Read more...]

Alli Johnsen

What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? A friend of mine asked me to join her group for a weight loss contest at Inspirational Life. I have always worked out with DVDs at home, but was never consistent.  I knew I wanted to work out again, get stronger, and lose a few pounds, but I had never been to a gym before. I was so nervous, but my friend told me Inspirational Life was … [Read more...]

Jaime Baetz

What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? It began when I had my yearly physical in fall of 2012. As I stood on the scale and saw it read 223 pounds I was horrified. I knew I was overweight but holy moly. When the physician went over my lab work it showed my cholesterol and LDL were high as well as a diagnosis of hypertension. I was handed two prescriptions one for blood … [Read more...]

Francesca Cassano

1) What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? For quite some time, I had been noticing friends and acquaintances around town getting healthier, losing weight, changing before my eyes. When I asked them what they were doing they all said the same thing: "I go to Inspirational Life."  So in October of 2014 I contacted one of these friends, and I joined the contest that was running at … [Read more...]

Lynn

What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? I wasn’t happy with my physical appearance, and I knew that I needed to make some serious changes soon or being miserable in my big jeans would be the least of my problems if I developed weight related health issues. My youngest son was only two at the time I joined Inspirational Life, and I knew that I needed to get into shape to be able … [Read more...]

Marc Ingoglia

What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? My inspiration was due to the realization that I reached a point in my life that I describe as rock bottom. My mother’s diagnosis and long fight with cancer was a major source of emotional pain leading to destructive eating. Couple that with a stressful job and a busy life and there you have the excuse of the perfect storm. People would … [Read more...]

Dave Krueger

What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? For the past 20+ years I was constantly on a diet but nothing ever lasted and my weight went up and down but overall it kept going up. I never was able to find a way of controlling my weight for any length of time. I also had a lot of lower back problems and was becoming more and more sluggish. I used to be out for days in bed when my … [Read more...]

Dave McDonald

  What inspired you to begin your lifestyle transformation? I was not happy with my physical appearance, and I wanted to do something about it.   How did Inspirational Life help you achieve your goal? Brian and Cathie helped me achieve my goal by having a scheduled exercise routine, and encouraging me to consistently eat a healthy diet. How have the results affected … [Read more...]