Ellen Downey knew what to expect when she was diagnosed with diabetes.
"I knew what diabetes could do," she says. "I had lived it, I had seen it in my family, but I just
I did not have the personal strength. I did not have the community or the dedication within
Myself to control my emotional dependence on food. "
The steady decline in health finally forced Downey to make a change. When a friend
He introduced her to CrossFit, Downey quickly changed his life for the better. she remembers
your hesitation before entering CrossFit Cardiff.
"I do not know if CrossFit is for me … I do not know if I'm ready yet," she recalls.
But she was ready. Through CrossFit, Downey recognized that he used food as
emotional crutch. Today, she has lost about 150 pounds and found a new outlet for her.
"Now, if I'm fed up, I'm going to throw a bar."
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