A guest post by Laura, a fellow team mate on Team Insane Xers. Team Insane Xers is a support group lead by our coach Heather Foltz. Laura is here to share her fitness story to show other moms that it CAN be done.
My name is Laura, and I’m a mother of three teenage boys, one in college, one in high school, and one in middle school. I was always the little one of all my friends, short and petite. “Little Laura” was my nickname. Then once I had my boys, I just really put on the weight. I went from 107 pounds to 165 pounds at my heaviest. All of a sudden, I was this fat girl. I was tired of being heavy and feeling ugly. I didn’t enjoy shopping for clothes or going out because I didn’t like how I looked in anything. I hid from the camera on holidays and during family vacations. Continue