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Courtney McNamee

Marketing Manager

 

Tell us a little bit about yourself! 

I am a married woman of 48 years with a daughter, a son, and five grandchildren. 

 

What did your life look like before Stronger U? 

Bleak. My eating habits were mostly desserts and however much food it took to make me happy. I was extremely sedentary.

 

What does your life look like now? 

Bright and full of promise and a long future.

 

Where did you hear about Stronger U?

My daughter 

 

Why do you think Stronger U worked so well for you compared to other programs or diets?

The support from my coach, daughter, and the SU community 

 

Did Stronger U change your relationship with exercise?

SU had an impact to start walking five months after joining. I was in no shape to exercise before that.

 

How much weight did you lose with Stronger U? 

66.5 pounds

 

How many inches did you lose off your waist?

10”

 

Did you have any favorite non-scale victories to share?

Being able to wrap myself in a bath towel with much overlap, having my arms touch my sides again, being able to buy clothes and looking good in them, having my seatbelt fit properly, being able to walk 5 mi.

 

Has Stronger U improved your overall quality of life? If so, how? 

I can once again do yard work, I can jump up from a chair, I can play with my grandchildren again, I can walk 5 mi., 

 

Has Stronger U improved your overall health?

All of my bloodwork comes back on the correct side of the > < now. My blood pressure medicine has been cut by 3/4. My cholesterol how greatly reduced.

 

Would you like to give a shoutout to your coach, SU staff member, or community member?

Billy Phipps and Val Brown 

 

Is there anything else you would like to add about your journey?

I may have had some rough patches, but overall following my macros has been easy.

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