Taking care of me first – When Teena Henson celebrated her 50th birthday in 2011 she weighed 332 pounds.
Taking care of me first – By June 2012, she had lost 100 pounds by working out daily at a new gym in her hometown of Gilmer, Texas.
Taking care of me first – Henson continued to lose weight by making healthier eating choices, even when she went to fast food restaurants. She often switched out fried chicken for grilled or ate a side salad instead of fries.
Taking care of me first – Henson keeps this skirt she used to wear as a reminder of how far she's come.
Taking care of me first – Since she started working out three years ago, Henson has participated in five 5K races. She recently finished one in 46 minutes, her personal best.
Taking care of me first – Henson was named "Member of the Month" from Anytime Fitness for not missing a single day at the gym in October 2013. "I logged in a total of 303 days last year," she said.
Taking care of me first – Henson lost 166 pounds "in two years, nine months and 13 days," she said. She's since kept the weight off.