Marissa's Journey to Greater Self-Confidence
Fast food used to be Marissa's ultimate vice. The more she consumed it, the heavier she became. "I gained 40 pounds in two years," she recalled. "I didn't go to the gym at all either. [Somebody on YouTube] mentioned PumpUp. I decided to check it out and fell in love."
Why I Refuse to Give Up On Myself: My Journey at Six Months
Having a good support system is so important. I love the PumpUp community for this very reason. People notice when someone is struggling, and there are so many people willing to offer kind words and uplifting support.
How a Support System Changed Wilma’s Lifestyle
"Depression affected all aspects of my life and I felt a constant sense of worthlessness." This is no longer the case. Wilma developed a much stronger sense of self worth because of her lifestyle change. "PumpUp helped me realize that there is still some good in the world, it’s inspiring to see how supportive and non-judgemental the PumpUp community is."