Program to help women get in shape
Fitness program helps plus-sized women get in shape
TUCKER, Ga. – Bridgette Ukah needs her “A” game to hold the attention of her kindergarteners at Clayton County’s Tara Elementary School in Morrow, Georgia.
Bridgette Ukah, a kindergarten teacher at Tara Elementary in Morrow, Georgia, has lost 130 pounds.
These days, Ukah says, getting down on their level is a lot easier than it used to be.
“I’m able to sit on the floor with my students now,” Ukah says. “Before, I couldn’t sit on the carpet!”
Ukah says she was just too big to sit comfortably on the mats with her students.
“I thought that’s just where I was: I was going to be big, a heavier girl. But, it was really starting to depress me.”
— Bridgette Ukah
She had been active in high school, she says, but then stopped exercising in college.
That’s when Ukah began gaining weight.
By the time t Read More