July 14, 2021
Luz DeJesus, of Sayreville, New Jersey, gained 60 pounds with her first pregnancy in 2004, and it stuck. “With my second pregnancy in 2014, I was very careful and only gained nine pounds,” she says.
The excess weight on her petite 5’2” frame was a burden on most aspects of her life. “I had no energy, I was mentally drained, and I couldn’t do certain physical activities with the kids,” Luz says. “I felt off-balance, which made me fall a lot and sprain my ankles.”
Luz really wanted to lose weight, so she tried technique after technique: