Dawn Bergen

“It is truly hard to lose weight but with encouragement, hard work and commitment everybody can do it – you just have to set your mind to it. I am so truly happy and healthier for it and with more energy in life.”
- Dawn Bergen

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Age: 43
Height: 5’2″
Weight before: 220lbs
Current weight: 184lbs
Goal weight: 140lbs
My fitness journey started in: 2009
My goal is to maintain my weight: I had maintained my weight since 2009 at 160lbs then after suffering a car accident in 2010 I gained back 40lbs, with Leah’s help I have lost that weight again and now am striving to reach my goal weight of 140lbs.
I felt it was time for me to begin a fitness weight loss program because: I wanted to be healthy for my children and to be happier and feel proud of myself.

My Online personal trainer: Leah Hemstreet
The things that I have learned from my personal trainer is: Different ways to eat and train and how to stay positive in life..
One challenging life experience I would like to share is: How truly hard it is to lose weight but with encouragement,hard work,and commitment everybody can do it you just have to set your mind to it. I am so truly happy and healthier for it and with more energy in life.

Favorite food: Japanese and Greek.
Favorite cheat food: Chocolate – especially Purdy’s.
Most challenging exercise: Hiking up a mountain hill with my daughter on my back.
Health Tip:Eat protein with each meal, fruits, and veggies.
Weekly exercise plan: 3 days a week at the gym and walking the river trail.
Daily eating plan: 6 or so small meals including protein.

One thing that I will do for myself when I reach my goal weight:
Go and relax on a nice sunny beach!