SCI Superstar: Jamie Goodwin

One of the most internet-famous wheelers we’ve featured yet, Jamie Goodwin, a 38 year old mom from Canton, Georgia, has made a name for herself with her Facebook group Wheelin’ Weightloss. Two years ago she made the decision to start losing  baby-weight, and since starting her group she’s become a veritable online sensation.

But it hasn’t been easy. Despite not making it on the 14th season of The Biggest Loser (a reality show dedicated to helping people lose weight), and being bummed about it, Jamie went on to lose the weight on her own, and the best part – she’s inspiring thousands online.

Still shedding the pounds and more active than she’s been in years, check out Jamie’s story of reclaiming who she once was. Read this entry

3 Amazing Wheelchair-User Weight Loss Stories

It’s not very often you hear someone in a wheelchair say, “Oh it was easy to lose that weight.” Usually it’s the exact opposite. We’re not moving as much, we’re not doing a lot of stuff, which means we’re not burning as many calories.

For us, losing weight is a uphill battle. However like all things in life, there are those who totally prove this wrong.

From a mother and wife from Georgia who wanted to become the sexy wheelchair wife for her husband to a newly injured paraplegic who used his injury as a catalyst to lose weight, here are three amazing weight loss stories from people who use wheelchairs.

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