Virginia Tech grad moves to Richmond, loses 100 pounds

Posted at 10:17 AM, Aug 29, 2016

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Lauren Yasi has lost more than 100 pounds since she graduated from Virginia Tech and moved to Richmond. She shared her weight loss story in hopes of inspiring others.

“Weight has always been my biggest demon,” she began. “My whole life for as long as I can remember I have been overweight.

“After graduating from Virginia Tech and moving to Richmond, I decided then was the perfect time to get control of my life.

“My employer offered corporate memberships to acac, so I decided to give working out a try and gradually changed my eating habits.

“I never in a million years thought I could do this.

“I’ve seen plenty of other people’s before and after pictures and thought that would never be me!

“In the past year i have lost 100 + pounds and completely changed my lifestyle. Even more so, I changed my mindset.

“If I have learned anything over the past year it’s that you can do anything you set your mind to.

“The only person stopping you is you! I have fallen in love with my healthy lifestyle and want to help others too!”

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