How A Plus-Size Latina Model is Using Social Media to Encourage Women to Be Healthy

After her marriage fell apart and her son was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, plus size model Rosie Mercado turned to food. The plus size model hit 410 pounds before being forced to face her weight gain. She took back her life and the transformation has been captured on her Instagram.

Rosie Mercado is a plus size model on a mission to get healthy…not skinny.

A shocking wake up call motivated her to start changing her life.

She surrounded herself with a great support system from her trainer…

To her son who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

Rosie stayed dedicated to her weight loss journey and credits her discipline for the transformation.

She was never shy to admit when she was feeling tempted.

And temptation is especially challenging during a kid’s birthday party. ??

Well, eating healthy is tough with kids.

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Through it all, Rosie stayed focused on her overall goal no matter how hard it got.

She celebrated all the little milestones that eventually led her to where she is now.

Rosie’s strong commitment has helped her shed 210 pounds.

Her family has been there to cheer her on the entire time.

And it looks like her journey and dedication are definitely paying off.

Share this story with your friends and family and remember that no journey is impossible if you put your mind to it.

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