Author: afrogirlfitness

Extreme Weight Loss: Why These 2 Women Had Weight Loss Surgery

Having battled with Depression and her weight all her life, Denise recalled being at her lowest when she decided to have weight loss surgery. “I had to hit my rock bottom and my rock bottom was a miscarriage.  It broke me like I had never been broken before. Deeply depressed. Something deep down wanted to fight. Something in me said “if you fight, it can’t be no worse than I am right now”, “fight in the name of your lost child”. I knew choosing anything other then fighting for a better me, would be a shame on my unborn child’s...

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Fit TV: Sisi Yemmie shares how she lost weight without the gym

Popular lifestyle blogger and Youtuber Sisi Yemmie shares her weight loss after her followers gushed over her new svelte frame and requested a tell all on how she lost the weight. In this video, Sisi Yemmie shares how a tour to South Africa was the push she needed to start on her weight loss journey. With her fitness tracker to hand and healthier food swaps, she was able to drop down 3 dress sizes in a year and a half. Have you benefited from using a fitness tracker? share...

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“We will not be celebrated for one month” says 24 year old breast cancer survivor

24 year old Jessica is an Architecture student from Jacksonville, USA. She first detected lumps in her right breast in 2014 and was later diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at age 22. After undergoing months of chemotherapy, she had a mastectomy a year ago, and following several rounds of radiotherapy, she had her right breast reconstructed. Jessica’s journey of two years; which saw her having 6  rounds of chemotherapy in 6 months starting in June 2016, came to an end in October when she received the all clear. She declared “death to this silent monster” adding “we will...

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Team USA – Femita Ayanbeku: “Life after amputation can still be great”

Femita had an accident at age 11 which resulted in part of her right leg being amputated. Her altered body caused her to develop a negative body image for much of her childhood but she didn’t internalize the social stigma she experienced nor allowed her disability to define or stop her from pursuing her goals. Today, 25 year old Femita is a graduate, Founder of non-profit organization Limb-it-less Creations Incorporated, and 2016 US gold national medalist for 100M after just 6 months of training! Femita oozes strength of mind! read on as we connect with her. So who is Femita?...

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4 no gimmick steps for weight loss success

With all the information available on the market for weight loss, it can seem daunting to start on your own journey. This no gimmick guide for weight loss is all you need to get started. Read on as our contributor Caprisha also shares her journey of losing over 30lbs in 7 months. 1.Just Start! You’ve been scrolling through your Instagram feed and you’re awed by the transformation stories. You pause and tug at your bulging tummy that you just managed to squeeze and quickly zip into your new skinny jeans. you wonder how long it will take to finally be the...

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