“I am, and will continue to be, a winner on Nutrisystem.”Article posted in: Success Stories - Women
Samantha Walker has had her fair share of ups and downs with her health: A pinched nerve in her ankle followed by surgery left her unable to walk well for a long stretch of time. Then she was diagnosed with a painful knee disorder that made exercise impossible. Even when she did manage to lose weight over the years, illness and injury would set her back. Samantha knew she needed to make a change to take steps toward a new and healthy life.
Samantha had reached 175 pounds when she first turned to Nutrisystem for help. She signed up for the Uniquely Yours plan and quickly saw results. “I was still a bit overweight,” says Samantha, “but I was very happy with the results and looking forward to losing more.”
But a few months later, she had another health setback that left her weak, exhausted and in pain. She fell off the plan. “For me, always feeling so blah and down led me to overeat—and not everything I shoveled in my mouth was healthy,” she admits.
Samantha’s weight crept up to the heaviest she had ever been: 193 pounds. And that’s when she thought: “No way!” She was a young, 43-year-old grandmother with a full-time career, and she knew it was time to take control of her health. With exercise out of the question, her focus had to be on eating right. “So, I said to myself: Let’s try Nutrisystem again, Samantha. It worked for you before.”
And it worked for her again. Samantha dropped 33 pounds.* When she then found out she was pre-diabetic, she switched from Uniquely Yours to Nutrisystem D—the plan specially designed for people with diabetes to help with weight loss and stabilizing blood sugar. Since then, Samantha has continued to see great results. “My joints are not mad at me anymore,” she says. “Taking the stairs to my apartment is definitely easier—and that makes me feel great!”
Looking back, Samantha’s favorite Nutrisystem memory was when her first shipment arrived in the mail. “I saw that as the first day of my new and healthy life,” she recalls. And it’s been full speed ahead since then. Samantha now uses an air fryer to make healthy dinners (check out these 13 Amazing Air Fryer Recipes >), and loves the grab-and-go Nutrisystem meals to keep her on track when life gets busy. Her favorites: The Nutrisystem Double Chocolate Muffin for breakfast and Tuna Salad for lunch. And when she needs a snack, she grabs a Coconut Almond or Cheesecake Flavored Bar.
Samantha continues to work toward losing more weight, and she knows she’ll get there. “I am, and will continue to be, a winner on Nutrisystem,” she says. And she hopes her story can help inspire others.
*Real Success Story. Weight lost on prior program. Expect to lose an avg 1-2 lbs per week.