Danyeil Durant was once a chubby and cute girl. But when she grew up, she became morbidly obese weighting 363 pounds. She started on various kinds of diets when she was just 10 years old and for three decades, she battled obesity as she would try to try diet fads but ending up splurging after. Her success story was featured in CNN News to inspire others who are battling obesity.
In 2012, she weighed 363 pounds while her height is just 5 feet and two inches. After a conversation with her physician, it awakened her from slumber and she decided to change her life. She was determined to lose weight initially just to prevent a heart attack for fear of leaving her kids and husband behind at an early age. In August 2012, she joined a group named "Weight Watchers" that helped her through a new journey to change her life
She registered in the gym to exercise and lose the extra weight. She also changed her eating habits as she removed fast foods and junk food from her diet. She opted to eat healthy foods like whole grains, fruits and vegetables.
In January 2014, she listed down her New Year's resolution to work out every day. And sincere to her resolution, she never missed a work out day.
Now, she is already 41 years old but people always thought she was in her 20s. She gained a positive look on herself and raised her self-esteem. When she was still obese, people mistaken her husband to be her son, but now, she looks 20 years younger than her real age.
She formulated her Facebook page to help other people who are struggling with their weight. She wants to be an inspiration with them. According to her, exercise and eating healthy foods are crucial in losing weight.
Obesity is considered an epidemic because latest statistics confirm that there are already 1.4 billion people around the globe who are obese. Obesity is a major risk factor for many diseases that may cause mortality such as heart attack, diabetes and stroke.