Dancing off the pounds – On a whim, Baldwin joined her friend in a dance fitness class in 2013. To her surprise, she discovered she enjoyed the class and began attending regularly.
Dancing off the pounds – At first, Baldwin wanted to hide in the back of the dance class, as she was ashamed of her weight. This photo was taken several months into the class.
Dancing off the pounds – Baldwin, pictured here on Easter 2014, learned that she enjoyed dancing and saw the results it could produce in others. She now attends classes five times a week.
Dancing off the pounds – This photo, taken in July, shows Baldwin at around 245 pounds.
Dancing off the pounds – Baldwin started running 5K races, and has completed two this year so far.
Dancing off the pounds – Baldwin says she's hoping to lose an additional 50 pounds so she can reach her goal weight of 175.