Whether we like to admit it or not, and whether we agree with it or not, there’s no denying that image plays an important role.
We live in fast-paced world that seems to be obsessed with appearance. We’re constantly bombarded with images of good-looking, seemingly flawless people online, and we hate ourselves for not looking the same.
The first thing you see when you meet someone new is not their kind soul or their witty sense of humor; it’s their physical bodies.
No one says we should all look like models. Not even models look like their magazine cover version all the time. The important thing is to feel confident in your body. And that often means building a healthy, strong body that makes you feel empowered.
Weight loss, however, is not an easy process. It doesn’t happen overnight, and it’s not simply about following a diet or working out to the point of exhaustion. It’s something that requires ongoing effort, determination and a solid support system. It’s a journey powered by a real change in lifestyle.
No one knows this better than Andy Albertson of Wichita Falls, Texas. This is his powerful story about how he changed his life.