Whitney Way Thore was born on 14th April 1984. She is an American reality show personality. Thore was born in Greensboro, North Carolina.
However, Thore’s main reason for the popularity is TLC’s Big Fat Fabulous Life. During working in Greensboro, Thore recorded a dancing video which was later posted on the internet with the title of “Fat Girl of Dancing”.
The video was posted by the show and became viral. Video’s main message was “being confident and comfortable with your body and to accept it as it is.”
It was because of that video, Thore got selected for TLC’s show. Thore’s show, “My Big Fat Fabulous Life”, is about to tell fat people that there is no shame in being fat. It is your body you got to accept it.
However, nobody should take Thore’s message in the wrong way. Thore’s mission is to get fat people out of depression and feeling of body shaming. But she equally promotes living healthy life.
Thore, herself has taken serious measures to fight her overweight. She also shares information on her blog, where she meets other fat acceptance activists.
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Weight loss Journey
Thore has faced the problem of being overweight since her childhood. There are some factors contributing to her making the decision of starting a weight loss journey.
However, the main reason is her health. She was facing some health problems regarding her weight. As she said, “Health is the most precious treasure a human can have”.
Along with her health, another factor also contributed to her decision. Though this one was more personal.
Since Severino broke their engagement with her, Thore was disappointed and demotivated regarding her weight loss. She finally took the decision to change it all. How did she lose weight, This is our topic of further discussion.
How did Thore loss weight?
There have been many rumors about Thore’s weight loss. The one main theory that circulated about her on the internet was that Thore has undergone Weight Loss Surgery. Which is not confirmed.
There is so much talk about the surgery but Thore has not confirmed it yet. However, Thore finally had to say something about these rumors.
So she spoke and said “Weight loss surgery has never been something that I’ve considered for myself or have given a single thought to. It is not something that I have particularly been super supportive of for most other people. Deep down I know that I am struggling, and I know that I’m dealing with depression on a level that I have not dealt with in a very long time.”
She also said “I think that I am seeking relief or solution or a change. I care about my health and for the sake of my heath I am looking for a good decision.”
Thore avoids food that consists of sugar. She isn’t also a big fan of junk food. Thore said about her diet that “I have to be very careful about what I eat. Honestly, that is a hard thing to do. But I’ve got to do it, for the sake of my health.”
Thore shifted her diet to vegetables and fruits from meat. She also cut any kind of soft drink from her schedule as it contains a certain amount of sugar.
There are many choices for a person who is looking to lose some unhealthy weight. You can either eat green vegetable salad or eliminate fast food.
You can also choose between green tea and gorge juice as an alternative for tea or coffee. Drinking more water is also healthy. Not only for the one who is struggling with weight but for everyone.
Thore shares many workout videos on her Instagram account. She is currently working with NoBsactive, which is a program made to help people with their workouts.
Thore kind of promoted the program in one of her Instagram posts as “NoBSactive is a body-positive, diet-free workout program that focuses on the joy of movement and the mental and physical benefits exercise has. We offer a lot of modifications, so whether you are an athlete, a beginner, or someone who is tired of his overweight, the workouts will still be challenging.”
It is apparent from her message that Thore has become an expert when it comes to workout. She now helps others in their workout.
She posted on Instagram that “Workout helps me taking control of my life.” That is true, no matter what kind of diet you are taking it is not totally effective until you invest your time and energy in doing some workout.
There is a fine long-range of workouts, it starts with running and goes to boxing, swimming. So do what you find amusing and interesting. But do it in a healthy way.
How Much Weight did Thore Lose?
She lost about 70 pounds. She said about her achievement that “This is just beginning, I have now got to known that how much healthy it feels with lesser weight.” She has continued her diet and workout plan. In fact, she now trains others on how to get rid of your weight.
Her father is Glenn Thore and her mother is Barbare Thore. Her favorite activity is acting since her childhood. For that purpose, Thore played in various theatres.
She graduated from Page High School. She went to Appalachian State University in Boone. Where she majored in Theatre.
After graduation from university, Thore went to South Korea, where she taught English to children. On returning to the USA from South Korea, Throre got the opportunity to become the producer of a radio show in Greensboro, North Carolina, Jared, and Katie.
What has Thore said about her weight loss journey?
When she was asked by an interviewer that how she feels now, Thore answered “Though there is a very long way to go I feel lighter, thinner, I feel healthier.” She also advised others as “Don’t hesitate, let the world know that you can do it. Do it for your own sake.”
I hope that if you are struggling with your weight or any problem in your life, Thore’s story and her confidence will help you out.