If someone asks you how long will it take to lose 51-kilo weight, what will you reply? Well, I have an exact answer, if you are strong-willed it will just take 6 months. Yes, you might be surprised but this 22-year-old Student/Model/ Actress Joanna Joseph made it possible.
Joanna was an overweight child and was always bullied and body shamed for this. One day she decided that she had it enough and that day changed her life. She started living a healthy lifestyle and included exercise in her routine.
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Have you ever looked back at pictures of yourself when you were younger, where the only thing that would hurt you is when you fought with your best friend and you tell each other “I don’t want to friend you” or when you lost your favourite stack of erasers. And now as we all grow up, life seems to change everyday with more bigger challenges, where we learn the real meaning of pain and loss, where sometimes it feels as if life is just too much and you just want to take some time off, or fly to a new country and start over because life needs a change. No matter how tough life gets, remember that in the end of the day, you are in control of your life. You do you. And no one, I repeat no one should ever have the audacity to tell you what to do, or tell you how to love, and tell you how to live your life. Your choices are important. They either make you, or break you. If you feel that you need to take a break, go ahead and take the break. Breathe. And tell yourself that things are going to be okay. Not today, not tomorrow, but someday. It might be a tough ride through, and you are going to be facing many many obstacles along the way. But as long as you put yourself first over everything else, you got this. Love yourself people! ❤️ #motivation #fitfam #fitspo #inspire #youcandoit #justbringit #dreambig #staypostitive #noexcuses #loveyourself #dedication #pushpull #focus #grind #strongwomen #girlpower #womanempowerment #newyear #confidence #fuckdepression
Joanna follows a very strict diet plan which consists of a cup of orange juice, some fruits and two slices of wholemeal bread with butter in breakfast, brown rice with healthy side dishes like steamed chicken, fish, eggs, tofu, and salad for lunch and one chapati with some curry and vegetables for dinner.
Unlike other fitness freaks Joanna hasn’t given up her favorite meals, she eats anything she loves and works out more the following day.
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I love ink. I personally believe that having tattoos are a special and beautiful work of art. A person shouldn’t be defined as bad, uneducated, gangster and so much more just because of their tattoos. I have a total of 10 tattoos on my body and each and every one of them have their own specific meanings. The most favourite tattoo of them all would be the one on my arm as you can see in the picture. It’s a quote from Linkin Park’s “The messenger” and it’s also a silhouette of Chester Bennington’s face. Linkin Park has personally helped me in my journey, especially through depression for the past 10 years plus. Their music speaks to me in many ways I can relate. And Chester’s struggle with mental health is something we should all take note upon. Mental health is something that should be taken seriously and not laughed at. I carry his message and himself with me everywhere I go to remind myself to stay strong everyday. Here’s some light to everyone who is going through a tough time lately. ✨ Hang in there. There’s always a rainbow after a storm. #portraitpage #theportraitpr0ject #portraitmood #kdpeoplegallery #portraits_mf #portraitfestival #bravogreatphoto #persuitofportraits #portraitvision #featuremepf #makeportraits #gramkilla #moodyports #bravoportraits #portraitsociety #discoverportrait #makeportraitsmag #earthportraits #model #malaysia #instafashion #fashion #colour #photooftheday #chesterbennington #tattoos #linkinpark #linkinparktattoo #depression #fuckdepression
Joanna says that whenever she feels demotivated she recalls the time when people used to taunt her laugh at her for her weight. Her old bad memories keep her going. She has a come a long since her childhood and now there is no turning back.