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I'm Going To Chicago & I'm Gonna Be A LEADER!

I've said it before and I'll say it forever: Weight Watchers gave me life. Others will say "ww saved my life" but really and truly I wasn't living till ww finally woke me up and made me realize my true potential and gave me the confidence I needed to start living. 

With Weight Watchers I lost 107 pounds. I was "morbidly obese" my entire life. I was 6 the first time I heard the word and the number just kept creeping up. Though I was never sick I knew I was a ticking time bomb. At any point I could wake up with type 2 diabetes or drop dead from cardiac arrest.

I went to the surgeons office to discuss gastric bypass and left in tears. I knew I would lose weight if I had weight loss surgery but I also knew I wouldn't keep it off. I knew I'd be like the majority of patients and gain it all back...I knew I didn't need to fix my stomach...I needed to fix my mind.

Over the course of 5+ years I slowly but surely chipped away at the mountain in front of …