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Reclaim Your Life - The Erin O'Neill Program
Meet Erin! Mom of three and Military spouse - now 90 lbs lighter!!!!
The Erin O’Neill Testimonial / Life Story
As a fitness writer, I often gettestimonials from people using fitness programs that I have developed and they ALL motivate me to continue writing. However, there are those few letters I receive that strike a deep emotional cord in me that I feel a need to share with others. The following testimonial is from a former military spouse and mother of three young children. Her achievement as you will read has motivated her to help others like her - those who had a constant battle with weight all their lives. Erin’s story has motivated me to hire her as my “poster child” for my beginner fitness line of products. Not only will you read Erin’s motivational story, but you can email her for more tips and suggestions on how she managed her time, got over personal obstacles, and fueled herself for daily exercise / weight loss routines. See the Reclaim Your Life - The Erin O'Neill Program which is the program she started with me just months ago.
Here is her story:
Hi, I am Erin, I was not born fat, but I achieved it quickly. If I could have been graded on weight gain/loss, I would have made the honor roll. By the age of eight, I was already over weight, embarrassed and often sad. This was the beginning of my yo-yo life’s struggle.
All through school, weight controlled my
thoughts and activities. It even prevented me from doing things I wanted to
do. From dateless weekends to the varsity volleyball coach commenting that I
had gained too much weight over the summer and would then be relegated to the B
team, I slowly died inside. Self-esteem --- what was that? I had none. Each
morning the same thoughts dominated --- I was fat! I was hurt from years of
people saying, “Wow, you have such a pretty face.” That is a death sentence to a
I then found out I was pregnant with our first
child and I really took the saying “eating for 2” literally – it was my ticket
to eat guilt free!! My husband’s 2nd deployment
was 3 weeks after our son was born. This time I found peace not in the gym
but in Hershey Kisses!!!! By the time he returned, I weighed more than I did
when he left. At this point I gave in and the weight battle was lost. I
believed that taking time for me was selfish. I thought to be a good mom I was
supposed to give up myself and put all my time into my children. Little did I
When you want it, you will it, and you can make it happen!
I have been commended from people big and
little, young and old, and from people that I did not even think they knew I
existed. There have been an over whelming amount of compliments. Everyone
wants to know the secret. I truly believe that it is Stew’s workouts. But,
Stew tells me that it was me, not him getting him to do the workouts every day.
This adds to my feeling of accomplishment and I am proud of myself. Now I want
others to feel this way.
One of my dear friends said I inspired her to lose her
weight and get healthy again and now she has lost 35 pounds. I have now lost 55
pounds and I am not done!! With Stew’s help I got my life back, created a
whole new life for myself, my husband, and my children and hopefully one day I
can help someone else get their life back too.
check out theReclaim Your Life - The Erin O'Neill Program
Stew Smith is a former Navy SEAL and fitness author certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. If you are interested in starting a workout program to create a healthy lifestyle - check out the StewSmith.com Fitness eBook store and the Stew Smith article archive at StewSmith.com. To contact Stew with your comments and questions, e-mail him at email@example.com.
Complete List: BOOKS / eBOOKS / DVDs
Complete List: BOOKS / eBOOKS / DVDs
Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness (Book / DVD)
The Special Operations Workout
The SWAT Workout - From Recruit to SWAT Team Member
The Combat Swimmer Stroke DVD
The Pre-Habit Workout DVD
Clinic DVD for Navy SEAL PST
The FBI Special Agent Test Clinic DVD
The Complete List of Stew Smith's eBooks:Fitness for All Levels of Fitness The 90 Day Beginner Guide to Fitness
The Advanced Maintenance and Recovery Program
The Busy Executive Workout Routine
The Special Forces Physical Fitness Workouts
Navy SWCC Workout
Air Force PJ / CCT Workout
The OCS, ROTC, Service Academy, & Bootcamp Workouts
The USMC IST and PFT Workout
The Service Academy Workout (West Point, Navy, Air Force Academy)
The Navy, Air Force, Marine Corp Bootcamp Workout
The NEW Army PRT and Combat Readiness Test Workout
The PFT Bible - Military / Police Standard PFT
The Law Enforcement Physical Fitness Test WorkoutsThe Fire Fighter Workout