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Morning Express with Robin Meade

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New Year, New You: 256 lbs to a half-marathon

  • Marina Ortega wants to have a baby, but her weight was getting in the way
  • In 1 year she's lost 94 pounds

It’s a brand new year, and it could hold a brand new you! If you have some pounds to shed, let Morning Express viewers be your inspiration.

Marina Ortega says she was a newlywed when she decided she needed to start losing weight to up her chances of having a baby. She started working out and eating better in January 2012. Ten months later she was more than 85 pounds lighter.

Morning Express with Robin Meade airs Monday through Friday at 6am ET on HLN.  Like the show on Facebook, follow on Twitter: @MorningExp.

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