Good Morning America to feature Tampa Bay mom trying to lose 100 pounds
Stacy Woltmann, the Tampa Bay area mom who has set her sights on losing 100 pounds, is scheduled to be featured tomorrow on Good Morning America. The interview -- set for the 8 a.m. hour on the Tampa ABC station WFTS-Ch. 28 -- will kick off a regular video diary series on Woltmann and her struggle to lose weight.
On Sept. 15, The St. Petersburg Times wrote about Woltmann, who decided to go on a diet after becoming a new mom. At age 30, Woltmann had reached 419 pounds and was a size 28.
She started a blog, Amelia's Mom...Race to the Skinny Jeans, to track her progress and keep her motivated to stick with her goal. Since then, Woltmann has lost 23 pounds. She's watching what she eats and working out regularly in a Tampa boot camp class, Kick It Up Boot Camp.
A Good Morning America crew spent the day with Woltmann on Thursday, and the show is slated to do a live interview from her home tomorrow morning via Skype. From then on, Woltmann will have a Good Morning America video camera to make a video diary -- recording her grocery shopping, workouts and time with her baby girl -- for regular updates on the morning show.
"I'm determined to stay focused; I really want this," Woltmann said. "And now my accountability is going national."