“Healthier, Happier You” October Update!

It’s hard to believe it’s already October. To our “Healthier, Happier You” contestants, we hope you are continuing to make progress toward your weight-loss goals. We’d also like to share this inspiration letter we recently received from Tabatha W.:

“I am sad to say I missed out on joining your Healthier Happier you contest! I would like to share my story with you being I smiled with happiness reading that you set up something to inspire others. 

I sat with my family last Christmas and said to myself oh more pictures, bad feelings looking at them and I was the biggest one, I said to myself I can do this I can be healthy an happy again. I started on my journey I cut back in meals and ate healthy foods it was so hard to fight hunger pains because the salad or saucer plate with grilled chicken and vegetables wasn’t filling at the time and everyone else had pasta extra meat and dessert. Long down my journey I am proud to say no pain no gain. I made it and I feel great I went from a 1x and 2x to a medium. I Tabatha W. dropped from 230 pounds to 165 pounds I could never be happier, though I missed your contest (darn) I have won. I have won a happier healthier me and to you Mrs. Peterson the best of luck, I know you can do it, and Thanks for making awesome work clothes I went out and bought me 4 new outfits in my new size and everyone love your taste they complement me everyday how nice they are. I found your contest searching the internet just in case store did not have all your styles and can’t wait to see how well you do.” 

Thanks, Tabatha, for sharing your story. You’re an inspiration to us all. Now here’s Kathy Peterson’s latest report on her own progress in the “Healthier, Happier You” program:

I am a little sad to say that I only managed to lose another pound. I have a ways to go and less than 3 months to do it. Quite a challenge. It is great success stories like Tabatha’s that keeps me motivated. She went from a size 2X to a medium. Pretty incredible. Great job Tabatha!!!”

—Kathy Peterson

To our “Healthier, Happier You” contestants, if you haven’t turned in your October weight and measurements, please turn in your updates to shiningstar@koihappiness.com. Thanks!