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By Erin Schwager

Motivation, exercise, prayer prompt healthy lifestyle changes

Jessica Shaver's story

Series: Taking Control | Story 1

January 12, 2023

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Lifestyle change • Jessica Shaver (middle) took her health into her own hands by losing weight and living a healthy lifestyle. She hopes her children, including Journey and Jaelyn, learn the importance of positive body image.

An Orchard woman, Jessica Shaver, crushed her original goals – to become an inspiration to others, to be a better mom, wife and overall person, and to feel confident. While she achieved these goals, she is still on an "amazing journey" to live a healthier lifestyle for both her and her family.

Shaver explained that her family had a history of obesity, which has contributed to other health issues, such as Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

"When I finally decided to take charge of my life, I had three small kids: ages 2, 5 and 6," Shaver said. "I felt miserable, tired all the time,...

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