Nutrisystem Announces Weight Loss Success Story: Mom Who Lost Over 60 Pounds While Overcoming Family Tragedy is Set to Share Her Story on Marie Osmond's New Talk Show

Margo McGirr was struggling with incredible sadness after the loss of one of her daughters and with the physical burden of an extra 60 pounds, gained while pregnant and during the challenging years of rearing a sick child. On Tuesday, February 26, McGirr will join fellow Nutrisystem success story, Marie Osmond, on her new Hallmark Channel talk show to share her story in hopes of inspiring others to make the change to get healthy in 2013.

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Margo McGirr after Nutrisystem.

Margo McGirr of Staunton, Virginia Lost Over 60 Pounds on Nutrisystem.

There are things that are within our power to change and things that aren’t. Being healthier is something we can all choose.

Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) February 25, 2013

Margo McGirr’s younger daughter, Isabel, was born in 2005 with serious health issues. Although Isabel’s medical problems were significant, McGirr and her husband never thought they would lose their precious daughter. But in 2009 they did.

In the aftermath of this crushing blow, McGirr’s world came crashing down. McGirr was struggling with incredible sadness and with the physical burden of an extra 60 pounds, gained while pregnant and during the challenging years of rearing a sick child. It is not uncommon for people to gain weight after emotionally traumatic events. Having tried Nutrisystem before, McGirr turned to it again to regain control and lost 63 pounds* on the program. Now the Staunton, Virginia resident is actively sharing her story to help others reclaim their lives.

When asked what motivated her to get in shape the 46-year old says, “I’m going to be sad every day for the rest of my life, but I don’t have to be sad that I can’t zip my pants. There are things that are within our power to change and things that aren’t. Being healthier is something we can all choose. “

McGirr is also gratified that she’s setting a positive example for her older child, Grace. Nutrisystem, McGirr says, gave her “hope that things can get better; faith that we can make positive change in our lives.”

On Tuesday, February 26, McGirr will join fellow Nutrisystem success story, Marie Osmond, on her new Hallmark Channel talk show to share her story in hopes of inspiring others to make the change to get healthy in 2013. McGirr will be the fourth Nutrisystem success story featured on the show’s “New Year, New You!” segment for the month of February.

Nutrisystem® programs appeal to a wide-range of people interested in losing weight for a variety of reasons – people like Dr. Michael Haney, a physician who understood the need to lose weight to become a better role model for his family and patients; Nick Gaudio, a 30-year old whose weight gain left him feeling depressed; Tara Primis, a mother of two whose weight had grown to 276 pounds and was looking for a vegetarian program to guide her through weight loss; Mara Hall who chose Nutrisystem D to help lose weight to better manage her diabetes.

*Results not typical.
On Nutrisystem, you can expect to lose at least 1-2 lbs. per week. Individuals are remunerated. Weight lost on prior Nutrisystem® program.

To view additional Nutrisystem success stories like Margo’s, and for more information on the Nutrisystem® SUCCESS® program and to order today, please visit http://www.nutrisystem.com/success4u or call 1-888-841-2572.

About Nutrisystem
Having helped Americans lose millions of pounds over the last 40 years, Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) develops evidence-based programs for healthy weight management, and is the leading provider of home-delivered weight loss meal plans. Nutrisystem offers balanced nutrition in the form of low glycemic index meal plans designed for men and women, including seniors, vegetarians and the Nutrisystem® D® program for people with diabetes or at risk for type 2 diabetes. Nutrisystem® plans include a wide variety of pantry and frozen entrees and snacks to aid in program satisfaction and adherence, as well as transition plans to support long-term success. The Fort Washington, PA-based company also provides weight management support and counseling by trained weight-loss coaches and registered dietitians, as well as through an engaged online community, online tools and trackers, mobile apps, cookbooks and more. Healthcare professionals may learn more about the programs by visiting http://www.nutrisystem.com/hcp. The Company has also introduced a new in-store retail line, Nutrisystem® Everyday® products, comprised of nutritionally balanced bars, smoothies, bakery and breakfast items aimed at consumers who aspire to eat healthier.


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