WHO: Wendy Moore
CITY: Deseronto, Ont.
By The Numbers: 290 pounds at my heaviest, and currently 139.5, total weight loss 150.5 pounds
The Weight Gain: Growing up as a kid, I was always overweight but not as bad in my teenage years. The weight gain started as I became a young adult and I stayed around 250 pounds for many years. In 2011, it went up to 290.
I tried several diets but lost a bit and gained it back — I was not focused.
The Final Straw: I was only 10 pounds away from 300. I also had severe health issues: I couldn't walk or breathe properly and was in pretty bad shape.
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