April 7, 2017 Alicia Castro

I have a confession to make: I always got bullied for being overweight.  I used to be 200 lbs and wore a size 22 or 24 pants in my early teens.  Two years ago, I finally went down to a size 4 weighing 144 lbs.  I lost so much weight that I felt unhealthy and ugly knowing I had loose skin hanging on my tights and arms.  I was not happy with the results.  I felt embarrassed and refused to show my legs and arms.  I tried my best to cover the stretch marks. Carlos, my boyfriend introduced me to sprint…

November 5, 2014 acast018

141 lbs                                              168 lbs A few months ago, I asked myself what I needed to do to feel happy, smile, and live a fearless life.  I focused on myself and my body.  I exercised a lot!  At first, it was hard.  I wanted to give up but I reminded myself that I wasn’t a quitter.  After all, I was born to be a champion.  I double the amount of my workouts to feel pain,…