Help A Fellow Fly Fisher Girl Win A Million Dollars!

Jen McElroy and her husband read FFG on a regular basis, and wanted to share Jen’s story.

Jen entered “Dr Oz’s Transformation Nation Million Dollar You” and has advanced from out of 1 million entrants to the final 10.

“I’ve been overweight since I was a teenager. My mom took me to see a nutritionist when I was a freshman in high school—the earliest I remember knowing I had a problem. I have a family history with weight problems, so I just thought that was going to be my life and didn’t pay much attention to it. I tried to diet on my own, but something would stop me and I never really got it together. In July, 2010, weighing in at 382 pounds and battling active Crohn’s disease, I decided to change my life. I joined Weight Watchers and was able to lose some of the weight. Then my sister called me and asked me if I wanted to participate in a 5K. I immediately said yes. In 2011 I walked in six races (four 5Ks, one 9K and one 10K). I feel like having lost this amount of weight is awesome and I can finally live my life rather than watching it go by.”

Jen is a fly fisher girl, and traveled to Alaska for her fly fishing honeymoon.

Jen now…

This week everyone can vote (up to 10 times per day), and please do. If you can vote and pass this on to anyone else willing to take 30 seconds to do the 10 votes per day we fly fisher girls would sincerely appreciate it!

To read Jen’s full story, vote and see her transformation video, click here.

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7 Responses to “Help A Fellow Fly Fisher Girl Win A Million Dollars!”

  1. flyfishergirl on May 9th, 2012

    Go Jen, go! Much love and support from us Fly Fisher Girls!

  2. Jen on May 10th, 2012

    Oh my gosh! Thank you so much for sharing my story!! :)

  3. mia on May 10th, 2012

    Go Jen! Keep it up!

  4. Nikki on May 10th, 2012

    Well done Jen, you have my vote ;)

  5. flyfishergirl on May 10th, 2012

    Yes, you have my vote(s) each day too. Thanks for replying back to us, and thanks for being so fearless and encouraging others to follow suit.

  6. Ariel on May 14th, 2012

    I’m having a tough time finding the link to vote. Can you please post.

  7. Flyfishergirl on May 14th, 2012

    It’s at the bottom of the article…it says “click here”.

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