From Depressed & Overwhelmed with it ALL, to Feeling Hopeful & Standing Tall!

My name is Lorena, and this is my Before to Beyond Story…

To say I have a lot on my plate is the understatement of the year…
I am the busy mom of 5 kids,
I am their home school teacher,
I travel across the country with my entire family giving Gospel Concerts,
I bake specialty homemade treats for a local cafe,
I drive a public school bus as my “real job”!

After having my 5th child at age 40 and then experiencing full blown menopause at age 50, I packed on the weight. Weight had never been a problem till after my last baby, and then a family crisis hit hard just 3 wks after his birth. I literally sunk into deep dark depression. The only thing that kept me going was my kiddos. Life & years moved on as I struggled with not liking myself (I’m still working on that), and absolutely hating being “fat”.

Somehow I connected with a college friend named Sarah on Facebook and began following her posts about her son’s accident & his miraculous journey back to healthy life. Soon I began to see changes in HER. I complimented her positive changes & finally reached out & asked her what she was doing. In April, I took that step of faith and ordered my first month’s supply of ZipSlim®.

By the end of the first month, I began to see inches disappear and the weight started slowly falling off.  Those changes were exciting, but the PAIN RELIEF was truly an unexpected miracle.

Most days (before ZipSlim®) I would get home from my bus driving duties, take Tylenol, and literally have to lay flat in bed and wait for 30 minutes to get even a tiny bit of relief. The excruciating pain often brought me to tears of despair, as nothing I did actually helped.

Fast forward just 1 month after getting started with ZipSlim®, and my pain levels decreased from a 10 to a 5. Wow! Huge relief! After 2 months enjoying my delicious Blackberry Lemonade, my pain levels dropped to a 2! Now that I’ve been consistent with incorporating the 9 Reboot Rituals and drinking my golden miracle juice, I often go as long as 3 weeks with NO PAIN AT ALL! I’m sure you can see the difference in my pictures; unable to stand up straight and feeling so worn down from the relentless pain…to standing tall and feeling so much lighter, brighter, and hopeful!

At this point in my Journey to Fitter, Healthier, Happier, I have released 20 pounds and a total of 16.5”…but that doesn’t even compare to being able to say I am PAIN FREE most of the time now!

I am excited to start my next Reboot 66 Challenge next week, and see what additional positive changes I get to create!

My life is forever changed since being able to reconnect w/ my college friend, Sarah!

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