Many of us women know when we look “cute” before we head out. And birthday’s are no different: you put on your favorite outfit, your best makeup and go out “knowing” you look your best. But for Valerie, when she saw a picture of herself on her 30th birthday, something changed inside of her. BlackDoctor.org got in touch with Valerie to see what happened and how she did it.
BDO: Was there a defining moment that made you want to lose weight?
Valerie: The defining moment for me was seeing a picture of myself at my 30th birthday party in Miami (pink dress.) I was in shock and pretty upset with myself. How did I get to 280lbs?!? Seeing that picture and hitting that huge milestone age of 30 changed my life forever.
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