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Meet Amity Weight Loss Success Story

Meet Amity Weight Loss Success StoryMeet Amity Weight Loss Success Story…

During the 6 weeks of SFS I lost 9 pounds, 2 inches from my hips and 1.5 inch from my waist and dropped a dress size.

I have two amazing daughters, an incredibly supportive husband, and work full time as a college professor. I have always been in good shape. After rowing crew in college I have continued to run, do step aerobics (this dates me), lift weights, ride my bike, do circuit training, pilates, yoga, hike… in other words lots of different types of exercise. We have always eaten very well in my house. I even cut out most of the sugar and white flour from my diet two years ago.

Despite this my weight steadily increased. I would periodically try to eat less, cut back more, or even double the exercise, but could not really see the scale move. I started dressing in lots of black. I had honestly given up.

I only joined Liz’s group at the urging of Ann Smith, my high school roommate. I know she is a smart, well-grounded, healthy person, in fact a health professional, so if she promised it was worth it I should give it a try. I was very reluctant to join the Facebook group talks, I sort of hate sharing and have always felt militantly independent. I felt like I knew what I needed to do to lose weight, so it was embarrassing that I could not figure it out on my own.

But I slowly warmed to the whole process and found I really looked forward to checking in each day with my new online buddies. It was fun to post pictures of our challenges, to hear about everyone’s ups and downs, and to plot together how to manage challenging social events. And low and behold the weight began to slip off… and that is what it felt like.

My big “come to mama moment” was realizing that despite the ardent advice of my trainers, I did not need to eat as much animal protein as I had been. Since I had been so focused on eating more meat and no flour, I found that I had actually stopped eating all grains. Putting complex grains back into my diet and eating much more greens was a key switch in my diet… that and saying goodbye to nightly goblets of wine… oh right, and no cheese. So there are definitely a few sacrifices to be made!

The weight loss has been amazing, I am dressing better (although I still like black), my blood pressure is down, my knees hurt less, fewer headaches, no insomnia, my rings don’t feel too tight. I have been able to maintain the weight loss since over the past 2 months.

And while I have all the tools to keep losing on my own, I am finding it hard to keep motivated. It is too easy to slip into old habits. So I will definitely be joining the next SFS program to see if I can reach my goal weight… another ten pounds are still doggedly following me around.

Amity Doolittle

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Love Notes...
Loretta M., Watertown, MA
Loretta M., Watertown, MA
I have found Liz's work extremely beneficial and have improved my overall well-being since I have seen her. Liz is very knowledgeable on self-care and holistic health and practices it herself. She is very accommodating and trustworthy. Someone you can count on to find the imbalances and try to help alleviate them. From the moment you walk in her space it is calm, safe, and inviting to start the healing process. I can't say enough good things :)
Helaine Unger, Early Special Educator
Helaine Unger, Early Special Educator
Doing this program with Liz has changed my relationship with food. I have fewer cravings, enjoy cooking more and have more energy. I lost weight and inches and feel so much better in my clothing. I have developed new habits and feel confident that they will continue.
Amy, Cape Cod, MA
Amy, Cape Cod, MA
I've never lost this much weight so easily and without feeling deprived or starved. Really! Plus I now have a whole new arsenal of food that keeps me full AND fit!
Nancy McLinskey, M.D.
Nancy McLinskey, M.D.
The food involved in this cleanse was so good and nourishing that after the 5 days were up, I found myself actually turned off of sugary treats and instead craving roasted root vegetables! Liz is very knowledgeable and was very supportive throughout the cleanse.
Katie Hazard, Project Manager, Burning Man, San Francisco
Katie Hazard, Project Manager, Burning Man, San Francisco
Wow, what an amazing program! I went from feeling sluggish & self-conscious to feeling healthy & ready to rock my bikini in just 6 weeks. Liz's knowledge and deep care really guided me through this process beautifully, and having the fantastic group support motivated me to eat well, move my body, and feel good about myself. Thank you!
Inez N., Brighton, MA
Inez N., Brighton, MA
Liz is my therapist. She's soft-spoken. But don't let that fool you because she has Ninja fingers! In 60 minutes, she bends and folds, twists and pulls at my comatose body. Shiatsu kind of feels like someone is putting me in yoga poses while simultaneously working my pressure points. The result, for me, is leaving "the shop" feeling loose and better aligned.
Cora Poage, NY, NY
Cora Poage, NY, NY
Before I started working with Liz, I thought I was "healthy". Boy, was I in for a surprise.  With Liz's guidance I was able to "crowd out" most processed foods.  What a huge difference!  I eat more fruits and veggies than ever before and I notice a difference in my skin, my mood, and my body.  Liz also helped me face up to and conquer a major Diet Addiction and deal with a negative body image.  For the first time in my life, I truly love my body, AS IS! Thanks so much Liz! You truly changed my life for the better! 
Svetlana Howard
Svetlana Howard
The Slim, Fit and Sexy program with Liz gave me a huge jump on getting closer to my ideal body looks and weight. I have gain a certainty that I can get to my goal by sticking to the healthy lifestyle that I have learned on this program. I was very impressed with the group motivation, recipes, and well-structured weekly diet/tasks that was doable to follow even with my busy lifestyle. Thank you, Liz, for being such a passionate coach.
Adina Rose, MFT, East Bay California
Adina Rose, MFT, East Bay California
I am a busy mom of two and have been wanting to lose those extra few pounds for years now. On my own, I lacked the motivation to stick to a healthier eating plan for more than a few weeks. After completing Liz's 6-week plan I feel confident that I can maintain better eating habits as a lifestyle choice, in way that I have been wanting to for years. Not only did I loose 5 pounds in the six weeks, but I also lost 2 inches each from my hips and thighs; 1.5 inches from my waist! I learned new yummy recipes, and so much more. Thank you, Liz!  
C. Coleman, Cambridge, MA
C. Coleman, Cambridge, MA

Liz Vequist is a true healer--insightful, caring, and committed to supporting wellbeing on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. I feel fortunate that our paths have crossed.”

 
Jennifer Carey, Beverly, MA
Jennifer Carey, Beverly, MA
I worked with Liz for 6 months on a plan for me to have a healthy relationship with food and to make eating well and exercising an automatic habit in my life. The plan, the work and the outcome were all a success! Liz combined her knowledge of food, nutrition and holistic health with her genuine passion to help others make positive changes. This was all done in such an authentic fashion that I finished the program with the self-awareness and knowledge of food that I needed to be an intuitive eater with healthy habits. I'm cooking more, eating better and exercise is a routine that I don't think twice about incorporating.  I look and feel better.  I know that Liz's support, clear and applicable exercises and tools helped me make these changes and that these changes will be long lasting. I am and will be forever grateful to her. 
Michael Kirk, Producer/Director/Writer
Michael Kirk, Producer/Director/Writer

In my busy, bicoastal life I work hard to find centers of calm. Liz Vequist's careful and sensitive work is one of those centers--restful and rejuvenating.

Ryck L.
Ryck L.
Plagued by stiffness, chronic joint and back pain and other concerns, I first became a client of Liz Vequist over three years ago. While I've gotten older since then, I've also gotten better. Liz offers an intense, therapeutic shiatsu which has been very effective at reducing pain and stiffness while increasing flexibility. It works! Liz Vequist is now a key partner for my personal health and well-being.
Clara M., Madrid, Spain
Clara M., Madrid, Spain
Liz is phenomenal! I love how close and warm she is while giving support. She has motivated and helped me change some of my unhealthy habits. I am getting great results and would be getting them for the rest of my life! I admire and respect you enormously, THANKS LIZ!

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