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SUCCESS STORY / Diona R. Watson, 34: From 368 pounds to 222 pounds Former weight: 368 pounds Current weight: 222 pounds Pounds lost: 146 Height: 5 feet 6 inches Age: 34 How long she’s kept it off: She reached her current weight in October.
Alright Atlanta, the Thanksgiving holiday is over. Time to snap out of that turkey coma. Remember, we have a goal finding ways to incorporate small lifestyle changes as we head into the New Year.
SUCCESS STORY / Daniel Smith, 35: From 370 pounds to 220 pounds. Former weight: 370 pounds Current weight: 220 pounds Pounds lost: 150 Height: 6 feet 3 inches Age: 35 How long he’s kept it off: “I started in January 2010, and made it down to 210 pounds in November 2011,” says Smith.
- Joshua Harvey, 36, of Cumming, lost 75 pounds
- Alecia Jones, 44, of Smyrna, lost 59 pounds
- Joey Stanley, 33, of Loganville, lost 112 pounds
- Roxann Smithers, 36, of Smyrna, Ga. lost 98 pounds
- Ari Sarmento, 46, of Atlanta, lost 35 pounds
- Tony Ferrante, 50, of Winder, lost 135 pounds
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