025 – Half Size Me: Weight Loss Success Story – Tamara and The “Stretch Jean Incident”

Half Size Me - Ep. 25: Weight Loss Success Story - Tamara's before and after picturesIn this episode of The Half Size Me Podcast, Heather interviews Tamara, who lost 90 pounds and is now trying to keep it off.

In addition to trying out new recipes or fitness DVDs, she’s studying to become an ACE-certified personal trainer.

You can find out more about Tamara at her site, TheStretchJeanIncident.com, the purpose of which she says is “to share what I eat and do for exercise on a semi-regular basis.

I lost 90 pounds between May 2007 and September 2009 and always tracked my food and activity along the way.

I feel it’s important to keep that habit going, as I head into weight maintenance.

I also like sharing my food and exercise habits with others so they can use such information and apply it to their own healthy pursuits”

In this episode, you’ll learn

— how to deal with binge eating

— which workout DVDs Tamara recommends for at home work outs (see links below to purchase)

— how Tamara is going after her dream of becoming an ACE-certified personal trainer

— and much more!



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About The Half Size Me Podcast

Heather lost 170 pounds (108 of it since starting Weight Watchers) and she did it all over a span of 5 years. During that time, she had 3 children (all of them c-sections), developed two large hernias and underwent surgery, and battled a life-long addiction to food.

Since achieving her goal weight, Heather has made it her mission to help other women, especially moms, realize they’re worth it too.

So, join Heather every week for The Half Size Me Podcast where she shares useful, inspirational resources to help you during your own weight loss journey, and interviews women who’ve learned that weight loss isn’t just about losing pounds, it’s about finding yourself. 

To contact Heather about the podcast, ask a question, or just connect, please use the contact form here.

Theme music, “Walk Alone” by Jim Armstrong courtesy of MusicAlley.com.

Heather is not a doctor, nurse, or certified health professional and what works for her or her guests may, or may not, work for you. So, please be sure to talk with your doctor, dietician, or other certified health professional when seeking advice about your own weight loss or weight maintenance plan. All information included in The Half Size Me Podcast and on HalfSizeMe.com is for informational and inspirational purposes only.



After losing 170 pounds by changing her mindset, developing healthier eating habits, and making exercise part of her lifestyle, Heather decided she wanted to help others who struggled along their weight loss journey. Along with her hubby, Joel, they founded HalfSizeMe.com and the extremely popular Half Size Me Show podcast.