Being a mom is stressful enough, right? Add the strain of a career, and weight loss tends to slip to the bottom of the to-do list. But not for Galebalwe Ramorola, whose resilience and passion have pushed her through running two Comrades Marathons — and resulted in a whopping 37kg reduction in her body weight.
Name: Galebalwe Ramorola
Occupation: Nestle market safety health and environmental specialist
Weight before: 98.5kg
Weight after: 61.5kg
Time required to reach current weight: 7 years
Secret weapon: Calories in, calories out: burn more calories than you consume
Gale picked up weight gradually while facing unimaginable personal challenges. “In 2002, I gave birth to twins; one passed on and the remaining twin was diagnosed with cerebral palsy,” she says.