201 Weight Loss Transformational Stories That Have Changed People’s Lives


Lindy Cellucci: Lost 150 Lbs.

Lindy Cellucci

After eight years of weighing nearly 300 lbs., Lindy Celluci reached her breaking point during a vacation with friends in 2014. “There’s this place called Hopewell Rocks that goes down to the ocean floor, but you have to go down about 500 steps. I stood there and knew I couldn’t do it,” she tells FIERCE Training. “I could see them laughing and talking, and I’m up top and I said two words to myself: ‘It’s time.’ ”

The mother of two began researching healthy recipes and tracking her steps with a Fitbit, and lost 82 lbs. in 16 months. That’s when Celluci noticed a suspicious lump on her chest. She’s lost weight every week for a full year. She’s now at about 150 pounds.

If she puts a bit on, which happens occasionally, she doesn’t let it derail her. You’re going to have ups and downs. Down in October, and credits her life to losing weight.

“I never would have found that lump if I hadn’t lost weight,” she says. “It saved my life twice. It saved me from having a heart attack, and it saved me because I found that lump.”


Hi, I am Elizabeth Morgan, the brain behind Get Fierce Training.com. I am a trainer and a blogger who loves to explore the fitness and health industry to help spread the word about its importance. Currently hovering in my late 30s, I have been insanely studying about health and fitness over the past ten years. Ever since I graduated from college with a major qualification in food and nutrition, I wanted to make myself useful for the betterment of the society.