After monitoring energy, watching macros, and doing Jillian Michael’s movies, Lawrene Harchaoui misplaced 30 lbs. and determined to change from cardio exercises to weightlifting as a result of she wished to be constructed and powerful. Evidently, she didn’t suppose that weight lifting, or MyFitnessPal for that matter, would result in love–nevertheless it did.
About six months into lifting and posting her progress on MFP, Lawrene bought a pal request from her now husband. “At first I used to be apprehensive,” she says, “and requested, ‘Do I do know you? Why do you wish to be my pal?’” Michael responded with an extended paragraph on who he was and the way he wished to get to know Lawrene as a result of he didn’t know many different Ohioans on MFP (he was in Cincinnati and Lawrene was in Columbus). He additionally mentioned that he noticed that she was into weightlifting and so was he. Flattered by his message and that
he had taken the time to jot down and clarify himself, Lawrene added him as a pal.
Over the months, the 2 talked sometimes, discussing health, lifting, and meals. However then they ultimately began to debate their pursuits outdoors of the gymnasium and realized that they have been each going by means of painful divorces. “We leaned on each other for assist, and in the future Michael requested me to return to Cincinnati to fulfill him. I went and by no means seemed again,” Lawrene says, including, “We fell in love rapidly and have been collectively ever since. We elevate collectively, discuss macros and calorie consumption, chart our progress on MFP, and encourage one another daily.”
Lawrene and Michael bought married in September 2014 and each nonetheless use the app that introduced them collectively!