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April Darnell

By the end of 2015 my size 14 jeans were so tight and uncomfortable that I had a decision to make: buy bigger clothes or change my lifestyle. I was completely unhappy with myself, so I decided that I was going to change my lifestyle and make myself better. I had previously spent a year at another local bootcamp, and I had great results. I was in great shape and feeling really good about myself! Then tragedy struck, and my grief got the better part of me. I began to eat anything and everything instead of dealing with the grief I felt. That’s how I got to where I was, and I knew it. I had to face my feelings head on in order to move forward with my life, and I was ready!

I started World’s Best Bootcamp in January ready to face all of the challenges and start a new journey. Two weeks into Bootcamp I also started a 3 month nutrition program. At the end of my Bootcamp journey, I was blown away by the amount of success I had in only 6 weeks. Some of the success had to do with my work and effort that I put into the program. The other part of the success had to do with amazing coaches who pushed me and challenged me every time they saw me. They saw something great in me that I had not yet seen in myself.

After Bootcamp, I joined CrossFit Bartlett and continued in the nutrition program. At the end of the nutrition program, I was down 23 pounds and had lost 22 inches! I was in the best shape of my life and so encouraged. I have continued to work hard on myself daily, and the coaches have continued to push me! Since I started Bootcamp in January, I have lost almost 40 pounds and 30 inches! I have no idea where those size 14 jeans went, and I don’t care. I will never see them again!