Rosemary's Story

Rosemary Before


Rosemary serves as an inspiration to her colleagues, UH OptiWeight peers and family as she has lost over 40# in 8 months. This represents a 15% weight loss! She has dropped 2 dress sizes and numerous inches from her waist.

“This program changed my life. The support was phenomenal. The weekly meetings were very helpful, (and) as the meetings progressed, I saw myself making better decisions and choices. I am NOT on a diet, I am performing behavior modification. Dieting is temporary, this is a lifelong process. “

Rosemary After


What motivated you to participate in UH OptiWeight?

Well, it was the beginning of the year and the new Virgin Health Miles program was starting. I thought I would try it and see what would happen. I am 59 years old and have gone through menopause. I have heard people say that once you go through menopause, losing weight is nearly impossible. Once, I saw the scale and began losing weight, there was no stopping me.

Rosemary’s weight loss journey:
Why UH OptiWeight?

UH OptiWeight was convenient and economical. I could not see paying hundreds of dollars a month to participate in the different weight programs I had seen on TV.

What unexpected impact did UH OptiWeight have on your life?
What Successes and Challenges did you encounter along the way?

My successes are that I feel better about myself and am more confident. We must decide what we want for ourselves and not be concerned with the opinions of those around us. We cannot wait for them to support us. Support will come when people see that you are sticking to it.

If we are going to be successful, we need to just DO IT. Many times, people don’t notice anything until someone has lost weight and then start asking, how did you do it?

I found that by walking, our body’s produce endorphins that make us feel happy. After I was walking at lunch during the work week, I began to realize that I was feeling better about myself. Pretty soon, I looked forward to that feeling.

I am doing this for ME, not for anyone else.

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