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11 People on What They Learned from Losing 100 Pounds - Smart Start

Posted On: Oct 11, 2018   |   Posted By: The Kitchn

After losing 70 pounds , ridding myself of joint pain and finally feeling good to just be me, I know that a real wellness change - the sort that lasts long-term and is about way more than just the pounds lost - is a process.
Change, for me, didn't happen from actually losing weight. Or I should say, it only happened in conjunction with a lot of reflection and, let's be real, loads of therapy. These things were pivotal to understanding my relationship with food and making a long-lasting change.
To really show what this transformation looks like, I asked 11 people who all lost 100 pounds what they learned about their relationship with food. For each of them, their connections to food changed dramatically and, quite frankly, those connections are still changing. Here's what they had to say.

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