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That’s me...

I’m Rosanna, 25 years old and living in Sweden.

My life…

I work at a gas station where there’s plenty of junk food and candy to be tempted by. I’ve always been a little overweight, but after moving away from home I started eating a lot of junk food rather than healthy food. This changed my body and I didn’t like it. I couldn’t believe I had let it go that far. The scale showed a 3-digit number. When I wanted to get some new clothes, nothing fit me. I don’t know how many times I tried clothes and started to cry because nothing was the right size. My confidence was really low and I felt really bad about my body.

When I found Lifesum…

It was my best decision ever to start counting calories. I was dropping kilos like never before! And the best part was that I could eat everything, I just had to plan what I ate.

I thought differently…

I put up milestones so I could concentrate on them instead of the final goal. The goal just felt so far away. Later, when kilos disappeared, it was easier to exercise. I started walking a lot more and even worked out at the gym. Now I’ve started running, which I had never been able to do before!

The best thing about my weight loss…

I lost 30 kg (4 stone 10 lbs/ 66 lbs) in 7 months and have only 13 kg (2 stone 1/2 lbs/ 28 lbs) to go until I reach my weight goal.

All my clothes are too big and the things that makes me even happier is that I can use my outfits from years ago!  When I buy clothes, I no longer have to take the largest size and hope it fits. It feels so damn good! I have more energy and have been told that I’m happier now. I feel better about my body now and my confidence has grown. My family and friends are supportive and I get so much praise.

My 3 tips for you:

– Plan meals for the day. If you know what to eat during the day, it’s easier not to fall for something unhealthy.

– Don’t skip your workout. Once you have worked out it feels good and you feel more energized.

– Set up milestones so you can focus on them instead of the final goal, as it can feel far away.

 Congratulations Rosanna from the whole Lifesum team!

If you would like to share your story on our blog, please send an email to contact@lifesum.com

With Lifesum, tracking your healthy habits (and the not so healthy ones) becomes a breeze. We’ll help you pick the right food, and eat the right portion sizes, to reach your personal health goals.

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2 comments

  1. By Per-Arne Roos on Wed Oct 15 2014

    Hej Rosanna, Du har varit helt fantastisk, som har varit
    så ihärdig och så ståndaktig.
    Det stämmer med dit humör, är alltid glad och framåtsträvande nu.

    Önskar dig en fortsatt lycka på din fortsatta bana, men du skall ju inte försvinna helt…… (tänkte på ditt slutmål).

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