Woman cuts vodka out of diet, loses 170 pounds

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Meet Misty Mitchell, a 36 year-old mom from Texas. At her heaviest, she weighed almost 300 pounds -- she couldn't even put her socks on without help.

Her daily meals consisted of hamburgers, fried food, ice cream and lots of alcohol. She was consuming nearly 1,000 calories just from vodka daily!

'I wasn't making healthy food choices. I would eat tacos, burgers, fried food, ice cream, just anything all day long," Misty explained.

'I was eating all day, then drinking by night, then because I was hungover I was eating badly - it was a terrible cycle and amounted to me consuming a lot of calories," she said.

A few months ago, she was recovering from surgery when she decided to make a huge lifestyle change. Misty cut out the vodka and heavy carbs, and began lifting. Now, she works out about 5 days a week and does yoga.

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#FaceliftFriday When I was 296 lbs. I looked old and felt terrible and that's not how imagined myself when I was a little girl. I had no quality of life: I was depressed, in pain, and angry at where I had ended up. Thanks to keto I've: Gone from 296 lbs. to 137 lbs. I'm down from 60% body fat to 25% I went from a size 28 to a size 8 AND no that I'm no longer afraid to travel/fly I'm planning our VERY FIRST family vacation for the Thanksgiving holiday. #mindyourmacros #weightlosstransformation #weightlossbeforeandafter #weightlossjourney #extremeweightloss #keto #ketogenic #137lbsdown #halfmysize #newleaseonlife
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Losing 137 lbs. has given me confidence in wearing clothes again! I used to pick out clothes based on how well I thought they hid me. Last year I was so happy to be able to wear a button down. This year I bought a yellow dress! Definitely can't hide in this ☀️ #MindYourMacros #BrightAsTheSun #IWannaHaveSomeFun #shoop #mallenstreak #keto #ketodiet #ketogenic #beforeandafterweightloss #weightlossjourney #weightlossmotivation #weightlosstransformation #
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'I'm very proud I managed to turn my life around and I hope that I can inspire other people out there so that they know it is possible, " she said. You can follow her wellness journey on Instagram.

Keep up the good work, Misty!

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