Life with infant twins felt hectic and their health stayed on the back burner. But in March 2017, Kelly realized she and Mike needed to lose weight. She weighed 219 pounds and Mike weighed 259 pounds. They both were unhappy with how their weight affected their lives.
“I didn’t like the way I looked. None of my clothes fit. I was still in maternity clothes,” Kelly said.
Mike's extra weight made him exhausted and stopped them from having fun, active lives.
“We were just living,” he said.
They started by reevaluating their diet. They cut out soda, fast food and restaurant meals. They focused on eating lean protein, such as chicken and turkey, and adding fruits and vegetables.
“The first step was the diet,” said Mike. And it worked — in a little less than a year, Kelly lost 57 pounds and Mike lost 58.