As they both locked fingers, the moment made Kelly realized it was the wake-up call she badly needed. She couldn’t bear the thought of dying young from obesity that would leave Iris an orphan. Right away, she shoved aside the fast food on the table and vowed to slim down to look after Iris.
Soon, Kelly kickstarted a series of popular dieting programs – Paleo Diet, Keto Diet and other doctor-backed diets such as Jenny Craig and Nutrisystem. When the hard work failed to pay off, she stayed determined and put her hopes on other fitness programs – signing up for Gym, HIIT, Zumba and Pilates.
Again… NOTHING WORKED!
Running out of solutions, she almost resorted to surgeries like tummy tuck and gastric banding. But there is no way a struggling single mom could afford them. Gradually, her motivation dwindled. Reckoned that family genetics were to blame, she can only pray hard that her harmful habits before wouldn’t catch up.
Until one day… At the indoor playground when Iris landed awkwardly in the ball pit, mother’s instinct had Kelly dashing in to help. But she was immediately stopped in her track by the attendant because they didn’t think she would fit through the netted entrance.
The minor scuffle attracted stares and laughter from all other parents except for one. A fit, beautiful mother walked up to Kelly and wrapped her arm around the shoulder. She reassured Kelly that there’s no reason to be upset, before pulling out a stick-on patch from nowhere and explained: