>>>WELCOME BACK.>>>WELCOME BACK. THIS WEEK, WE’VE BEEN TRYING TO THIS WEEK, WE’VE BEEN TRYING TO HELP YOU “TAKE IT OFF TODAY” HELP YOU “TAKE IT OFF TODAY” WITH INCREDIBLE STORIES OF WITH INCREDIBLE STORIES OF PEOPLE DROPPING WEIGHT AND PEOPLE DROPPING WEIGHT AND TURNING THEIR LIFE AROUND. TURNING THEIR LIFE AROUND.>>THIS MORNING, WE HAVE A GREAT>>THIS MORNING, WE HAVE A GREAT ONE. ONE. A WOMAN THAT HAS HOPE FOR ANYONE A WOMAN THAT HAS HOPE FOR ANYONE WHO HAND FOUND A DIET THAT WHO HAND FOUND A DIET THAT WORKS. WORKS.>>AT HER HEAVIEST, CANDICE>>AT HER HEAVIEST, CANDICE WEIGHED 315 POUNDS. WEIGHED 315 POUNDS. BUT SEVEN SHORT MONTHS LATER, BUT SEVEN SHORT MONTHS LATER, SHE IS A NEW PERSON. SHE IS A NEW PERSON.>>GROWING UP, WEIGHT WAS A BIG>>GROWING UP, WEIGHT WAS A BIG ISSUE FOR ME. ISSUE FOR ME. I’VE TRIED EVERY DIET UNDER THE I’VE TRIED EVERY DIET UNDER THE SUN. SUN. YOU’VE NAMED IT, I’VE DONE IT. YOU’VE NAMED IT, I’VE DONE IT. NOTHING EVER STUCK. NOTHING EVER STUCK. EXERCISING WAS ALWAYS AN EXERCISING WAS ALWAYS AN AFTERTHOUGHT. AFTERTHOUGHT. IN 2016, MY MOM DIED FROM IN 2016, MY MOM DIED FROM CANCER. CANCER. AND MY WORLD FELL APART. AND MY WORLD FELL APART. I WAS SO GRIEF-STRICKEN, THAT I I WAS SO GRIEF-STRICKEN, THAT I THREW MYSELF INTO MY NURSING THREW MYSELF INTO MY NURSING JOB. JOB. ALL I DID WAS EAT, WORK AND ALL I DID WAS EAT, WORK AND REPEAT. REPEAT. AS AS AT MY HEAVIEST, I WEIGHED 315 AT MY HEAVIEST, I WEIGHED 315 POUNDS. POUNDS. TWO YEARS AGO, I WAS A TWO YEARS AGO, I WAS A BRIDESMAID IN A FRIEND’S BRIDESMAID IN A FRIEND’S WEDDING. WEDDING. I GAINED SO MUCH WEIGHT, I HAD I GAINED SO MUCH WEIGHT, I HAD TO WEAR TWO SIZE 14 DRESSES SEWN TO WEAR TWO SIZE 14 DRESSES SEWN TOGETHER. TOGETHER. THAT WAS THE MOMENT I KNEW THAT WAS THE MOMENT I KNEW SOMETHING HAD TO CHANGE. SOMETHING HAD TO CHANGE. SINCE THEN, I’VE BEEN EATING SINCE THEN, I’VE BEEN EATING BETTER, EXERCISING AND TAKING BETTER, EXERCISING AND TAKING CARE OF MYSELF. CARE OF MYSELF. IN TEN MONTHS, I LOST 135 POUNDS IN TEN MONTHS, I LOST 135 POUNDS AND I’M LOVING THE NEW ME. AND I’M LOVING THE NEW ME.>>READY TO SEE CANDICE NOW?>>READY TO SEE CANDICE NOW? 135 POUNDS LIGHTER, OH, CANDICE. 135 POUNDS LIGHTER, OH, CANDICE. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ]>>THANK YOU SO MUCH.>>THANK YOU SO MUCH.>>INCREDIBLE.>>INCREDIBLE.>>WOW.>>WOW.>>WHAT DOES THIS FEEL LIKE?>>WHAT DOES THIS FEEL LIKE?>>INCREDIBLE.>>INCREDIBLE. THE BEST I’VE EVER FELT IN MY THE BEST I’VE EVER FELT IN MY LIFE EVER. LIFE EVER. AND I’M SO GRATEFUL TO BE ABLE AND I’M SO GRATEFUL TO BE ABLE TO SHARE THIS, WITH EVERYONE. TO SHARE THIS, WITH EVERYONE. I’VE BEEN SMALL BEFORE AND NEVER I’VE BEEN SMALL BEFORE AND NEVER FELT AS INCREDIBLE AS I DO NOW. FELT AS INCREDIBLE AS I DO NOW. THERE’S A DIFFERENCE. THERE’S A DIFFERENCE.>>WHEN YOU MAKE UP YOUR MIND,>>WHEN YOU MAKE UP YOUR MIND, OKAY, IT’S TIME I LOSE THE OKAY, IT’S TIME I LOSE THE WEIGHT. WEIGHT. YOU STEP ON THE SCALE AND IT’S YOU STEP ON THE SCALE AND IT’S 315 POUNDS. 315 POUNDS. IS THAT DAUNTING? IS THAT DAUNTING? HOW DO YOU TAKE THAT FIRST STEP? HOW DO YOU TAKE THAT FIRST STEP?>>IT WAS DEVASTATING.>>IT WAS DEVASTATING. SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO HIT SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO HIT ROCK-BOTTOM TO KNOW WHERE YOU ROCK-BOTTOM TO KNOW WHERE YOU NEED TO GO. NEED TO GO. AND AFTER SEEING THAT AND AND AFTER SEEING THAT AND FEELING THAT ISOLATION AND FEELING THAT ISOLATION AND DEPRESSION AND EMBARRASSMENT, I DEPRESSION AND EMBARRASSMENT, I KNEW THAT I HAD TO MAKE A KNEW THAT I HAD TO MAKE A CHANGE. CHANGE. ESPECIALLY BECAUSE MY BLOOD ESPECIALLY BECAUSE MY BLOOD PRESSURE WAS SO HIGH. PRESSURE WAS SO HIGH. I WAS IN STROKE RANGE AS A I WAS IN STROKE RANGE AS A 30-YEAR-OLD WOMAN. 30-YEAR-OLD WOMAN. I GOT FRIGHTENED AT THAT POINT. I GOT FRIGHTENED AT THAT POINT. MADE IT EASIER. MADE IT EASIER.>>YOU TALKED ABOUT THE LOSS OF>>YOU TALKED ABOUT THE LOSS OF LOSING YOUR MOM. LOSING YOUR MOM. A LOT OF PEOPLE CAN RELATE TO A LOT OF PEOPLE CAN RELATE TO THE EMOTIONAL EATING. THE EMOTIONAL EATING. TELL ME, HOW DID YOU TAKE THE TELL ME, HOW DID YOU TAKE THE FIRST STEP? FIRST STEP? WHAT DID YOU DO? WHAT DID YOU DO?>>THE FIRST THING I DID, WAS>>THE FIRST THING I DID, WAS START DIETING AS I KNEW HOW, START DIETING AS I KNEW HOW, WHICH WAS LOW-CALORIE AND WHICH WAS LOW-CALORIE AND LOW-FAT. LOW-FAT. I DIDN’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT I DIDN’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT KETOGENIC UNTIL A COUPLE MONTHS KETOGENIC UNTIL A COUPLE MONTHS LATER. LATER. ONCE I FOUND THAT, IT WAS THE ONCE I FOUND THAT, IT WAS THE DIFFERENCE. DIFFERENCE. I WAS ABLE TO ADD THINGS TO MY I WAS ABLE TO ADD THINGS TO MY DIET, I HAD TAKEN OUT, LIKE DIET, I HAD TAKEN OUT, LIKE CHEESE. CHEESE. I DIDN’T FEEL DEPRIVED ANYMORE. I DIDN’T FEEL DEPRIVED ANYMORE. THAT’S WHAT A LOT OF US FEEL THAT’S WHAT A LOT OF US FEEL WHEN WE’RE DIETING. WHEN WE’RE DIETING. I’M MISSING OUT. I’M MISSING OUT. AND I FOUND A DIET WHERE I FELT, AND I FOUND A DIET WHERE I FELT, WOW. WOW.>>I’VE BEEN DOING KETO, AS>>I’VE BEEN DOING KETO, AS WELL. WELL. LET’S LOOK AT WHAT YOU’RE DOING. LET’S LOOK AT WHAT YOU’RE DOING. WHAT’S INTERESTING ABOUT IT, I WHAT’S INTERESTING ABOUT IT, I FOUND ONE OF THE THINGS I HAD TO FOUND ONE OF THE THINGS I HAD TO FIGHT WAS EVERYBODY’S FIGHT WAS EVERYBODY’S PRECONCEIVED NOTIONS ABOUT PRECONCEIVED NOTIONS ABOUT WHAT’S HEALTHY AND WHAT YOU CAN WHAT’S HEALTHY AND WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T EAT. AND CAN’T EAT.>>ABSOLUTELY.>>ABSOLUTELY. THREE MEALS A DAY IS WHAT I THREE MEALS A DAY IS WHAT I START MY CLIENTS AT. START MY CLIENTS AT. I’M COACHING NOW. I’M COACHING NOW.>>GOOD FOR YOU.>>GOOD FOR YOU.>>I COACH NOW.>>I COACH NOW. WE START WITH THREE MEALS AND WE WE START WITH THREE MEALS AND WE TRANSITION INTO INTERMITTEN AND TRANSITION INTO INTERMITTEN AND FASTING. FASTING.>>I AM IN MAINTENANCE MODE AND>>I AM IN MAINTENANCE MODE AND I WORK OUT A LOT. I WORK OUT A LOT.>>YOU EAT ALL THIS IN A DAY?>>YOU EAT ALL THIS IN A DAY?>>OH, YEAH.>>OH, YEAH.>>THIS IS A LOT OF MEAT.>>THIS IS A LOT OF MEAT.>>AND EGGS AND VEGETABLE FAT>>AND EGGS AND VEGETABLE FAT WITH AVOCADO. WITH AVOCADO.>>I DO MY EGGS.>>I DO MY EGGS. YOUR AVOCADO IS YOUR HEALTHY YOUR AVOCADO IS YOUR HEALTHY FAT, AS WELL AS YOUR BACON. FAT, AS WELL AS YOUR BACON.>>BACON IS HEALTHY FAT?>>BACON IS HEALTHY FAT? REALLY? REALLY?>>THE FAT YOU NEED IN ORDER TO>>THE FAT YOU NEED IN ORDER TO BURN FOR ENERGY. BURN FOR ENERGY. YOUR BODY SWITCHES FROM BURNING YOUR BODY SWITCHES FROM BURNING CARBS TO BURNING FAT FOR FUEL. CARBS TO BURNING FAT FOR FUEL.>>DO YOU MISS CINNAMON ROLLS>>DO YOU MISS CINNAMON ROLLS AND BREAD? AND BREAD? THIS IS ALL YUMMY. THIS IS ALL YUMMY. BUT A CINNAMON ROLL AT THE END BUT A CINNAMON ROLL AT THE END WOULD BE SO DELIGHTFUL. WOULD BE SO DELIGHTFUL.>>I PROMISE YOU, THE THING I>>I PROMISE YOU, THE THING I MISS THE MOST, YOU WOULD NEVER MISS THE MOST, YOU WOULD NEVER GUESS. GUESS. PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY SANDWICH. SANDWICH. I THINK ABOUT THAT A LOT. I THINK ABOUT THAT A LOT. BUT OTHER THAN THAT, IT’S WORTH BUT OTHER THAN THAT, IT’S WORTH IT. IT.>>I’M GETTING TO EAT THINGS>>I’M GETTING TO EAT THINGS THAT I LOVE. THAT I LOVE.>>AND YOU FEEL GREAT.>>AND YOU FEEL GREAT.>>I FEEL AMAZING.>>I FEEL AMAZING. ENERGY, CLARITY, THINGS I’VE ENERGY, CLARITY, THINGS I’VE NEVER FELT BEFORE. NEVER FELT BEFORE.>>AND SOMETHING YOU CAN KEEP UP>>AND SOMETHING YOU CAN KEEP UP WITH. WITH. I’VE NEVER HAD HIGH BLOOD I’VE NEVER HAD HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN MY LIFE. PRESSURE IN MY LIFE. NOW, IT’S PERFECT. NOW, IT’S PERFECT. THE PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING. THE PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING.>>YOU CAN’T HAVE PUDDING.