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8. The Aftermath

Not only did she uncover her husband’s infidelity, but the messages between him and his mistress were made up of heartbreaking content. The pair had spent plenty of time discussing Betsy at length—trashing her for being fat, calling her a cow, and sharing so many other hurtful statements.

7. Moving Forward

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Betsy knew that it was time to make a change in her life.

“This is not going to define who I am. I don’t want to be the way I have been all these years,” she told People magazine. So she began the journey of making permanent changes in her life. She began training at the gym with her sister, starting with classes and diet changes.

6. Difficult, But Rewarding

She was soon lifting weights and running nearly every day. She’d already been trying to eat a healthier diet before uncovering her husband’s infidelity and lost around 30 pounds with the help and guidance of her family. The cheating discovery led to a real and unstoppable motivation, though.

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5. Gains, Gains, Gains

It wasn’t easy at first. “I would cry after every workout,” she said. “It was then that I decided that this wouldn’t define me and I was going to change for me and for my daughter.” She focused on setting great examples for her daughter and making life better for herself.

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4. A New Outlook

Betsy’s determination helped her lose an incredible 103 pounds within three years. It wasn’t easy, of course, but along the way, she developed a newly optimistic outlook on life. “I’m happier, I’m confident, and most of all, I’m positive,” she said. And the way she feels about her husband changed, too…

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