When inspiration goes viral

Yesterday I shared a picture on Facebook. Very spur of the moment and I didn't think anything of when I did it. I always post on Instagram so I figured I'd share something exclusively to Facebook. What I didn't realize was that the random unmarked photo was going to go viral!
Holy cow! Over 1.5 million people saw that picture. SAW MY STOMACH for that matter.... Ahhhh! It's one thing for my regular peeps to see it, I mean, we're like family now lol, but for nearly 2 million people I don't "know" to see it was mind blowing! For all of my new peeps that don't know my story, I know it may seem a little questionable seeing someone with such a large midsection and then right next to it, the same person with a smaller midsection, but that's really me then and now. Let's get acquainted, shall we?
I'm Lakeitha. I'm a 32 year old wife and mother to three boys. I live in Georgia. I started my weight loss journey back in Seotember 2013 weighing 280lbs. I was at a very low point in my life at the time and I decided to do something for myself. I told myself to dedicate one whole year to getting healthy while setting a goal to hopefully lose 100lbs in the process. I lost those 100lbs one week shy of a year! I (honest to goodness) changed the way I ate which was lean meats, veggies, fruit, and whole grains. I only drink water and I walked for 1 hour a day, 5 days a week. After my first 6 months, I had lost 54lbs. That's when I decided to switch to low carb. I eat meat and veggies along with a few berries here and there (though I plan to eat more fruit soon!). I still only drink water. I love cardio, but have also added a few other various workouts to my regimen. It's been 1 1/2 years since I started. I'm now 165lbs.
To answer a few questions:
no, I didn't have surgery at all.
No, I didn't use any waist trainers (they stole my pics).
Yes, it is possible for you to do it.
Yes, that's all I did. Changed the way I ate, drink water, and move more.
I wrote a 30 page eBook that explains everything from my journey. It gives you a grocery list (low carb and low fat), 2 different types on menus, answers to all of my frequently asked question, a list of exercises I do, and more! You can find that here  or by clicking the weight loss tab at the top of my blog (please save it before opening it). If you're not interested in the ebook, you can see my journey in its entirety on Instagram (@lakeitha_duncan).
I hope that helped you to get to know a little more about me. I'm really no different than you. I'm a girl that was ready to CHANGE so I did.
Thank you for reaching out. Stay inspired,


Chevonlatoya said...

Amazing!! I follow you on Instagram and your weight loss journey is inspiring!

tumi mamakoko said...

I have been folllowing you since September 2014 when I started with my journey to lose my baby fat. I followed most of your tips and I am closer to my goal weight. Thank you for being such an inspiration.
Tumi- SA

Katrina Sullivan said...

I'm so proud of you!!!!!! You look amazing and most importantly, I know you feel amazing - beautiful soul inside and out

CurlyKye said...

Get it girl!!! You are indeed my inspiration!

Brandi said...

Such an inspiration, Lakeitha! You look damn good!!!

1of2 said...

I used to follow your blog regularly and then changed careers and had a little boy which mean MUCH LESS time in front of a computer. I just found you again and WOW! way to go momma! You've always been beautiful but now...just wow! You're such an inspiration to this working mom!


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