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CLIENT SPOTLIGHT – KARLA MORGALO

Karla is about to turn 50 years old! Happy Birthday, Karla!! 🎈

She is a Systems Engineer for Miami Dade County. She describes herself as a mother, a grandmother, a wife, and a pain in the ass on occasion. 😏

Karla has spent years trying different plans, diets and exercises. She even tried crossfit one time and threw up. She felt like she couldn’t take it. Then one day she was on Facebook, and Lyonel came up, and she was like, “hmmmmm, okay”. So she called and made an appointment. Then she told her son about it, who happens to be a crossfit instructor. 

Her son started laughing and said, “Mom, he’s a badass. He’s gonna kick your ass! You’re not gonna last a week! This isn’t Mickey Mouse. This isn’t the class you took with me.” Karla replied, “ok, I’m gonna give it a try. It says that if I win, I get my money back. I’m gonna get my money back!”  

Prior to joining LyonStrong, Karla was having health issues. The main one being her gastric issues. She had over 18 polyps in her colon and three were markers, so they kept going back for a course of over 2 years. The doctor was prescribing meds and telling her that she needed to take this and that. At which point, Karla asked what is it that she needs to do if she doesn’t want to take meds. The doctor told her that she would need to take care of herself. She needed to eat right and exercise.

Then her OB/GYN told her the same thing, “Well, if you don’t want to take the meds, you need to eat right and exercise because if you’re not taking care of yourself, it’s not going to happen.” So that’s when Karla finally said to herself, this BS has to stop. And sure enough, within weeks of the challenge, she stopped taking her prescription strength antacids. Right away her heartburn just immediately disappeared after eating the right foods. “Who would have known that the doctors and everybody else was right?!?.. Stop putting crap in!” says Karla.

When she stopped eating sugar and all the processed stuff, Karla started remembering her dreams. But most importantly, she use to poop every 21 days, then she started pooping once a week, then twice a week, and now she’s at 2-3 times a week – which she says for her, that’s a miracle in itself considering it had been years, as long as she can remember, that she would poop every other week, if that.

Karla feels that her experience at LyonStrong has been life changing. She says, “Well you obviously feel better because you look better. But not having to take the meds… I really really didn’t want to 

take the meds. When you read the side effects of all that crap, I think, I’m gonna die whether I take them or I don’t because the medicine is going to kill me in itself. So just changing my eating habits, drinking water like Lyonel was making us do, and exercising at a regular basis, really is life changing. It’s not a joke.”

To anyone interested in joining LyonStrong, Karlas says, “He’s going to kick your ass. This is not BS! He’s gonna kick your ass – but he’s also gonna change your life.”

Karla feels like LyonStrong is now part of her life. She looks forward to going. She clarifies that she doesn’t necessarily look forward to doing the exercises, but she loves the vibe. She loves the people. She loves the people she exercises with. She loves her coaches. That vibe, that tribe feeling, you don’t get somewhere else.

KARLA’S FUN FACTS:

SOMETHING WE MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT KARLA: Laughing, Karla says that she has no filter. Whatever goes in her head, immediately goes right out of her mouth.

FAVORITE BOOK: She has several, and it depends on what mood she’s in, but one of them is: Ulysses by James Joyce.

FAVORITE MUSIC: Karla says she’s tone deaf, so it’s whatever soothes her at the moment. She grew up in the 80’s, so she likes the 80’s, but Pink Floyd and The Who was more her thing. She says she doesn’t know what Lyonel is playing while she’s working out – she doesn’t hear it.. unless Smiley starts moving her butt! Then she feels the rythm. 💃

FAVORITE QUOTE: 

“Whoever is thinking of starting to exercise, or starting to change their life, whether it’s an exercise plan or a healthier lifestyle, go for it! Whether it’s here or somewhere else, do it! Go to LyonStrong though, so I can pick on you! 😜 Do it! Don’t be afraid, just do it. We are all equally dysfunctional in our own way. We all fit in, it’s perfect!” – Karla Morgalo

Watching Karla’s transformation has been such a pleasure for all of us here at LyonStrong! 

Her wit, humor, and commitment to better her own health has truly been so much fun to watch.

We are so grateful to be a part of her journey.

Lyonel Lumarque

www.GetLyonStrong.com

P.S. IT IS ABSOLUTELY POSSIBLE! You can do this, just like Karla did. Let us be part of YOUR transformation story … LET’S SET UP A DISCOVERY SESSION TO HELP BREAK DOWN YOUR GOALS AND FIND OUT HOW OUR DNA SPECIFIC, CUSTOMIZED NUTRITION COACHING, TRAINING AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM WITH GUARANTEED RESULTS CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE. CLICK HERE AND SET UP YOUR SCHEDULED CALL TODAY!

LYONEL LUMARQUE

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