Melissa is a twenty something currently living in Fort Worth. She studied Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education at Texas Christian University and decided after substitute teaching that she isn’t cut out for a career in teaching. She has a new career as a youth care specialist working with foster youth and is finding it rewarding, yet challenging. Melissa is thinking about going to get a Master’s in Social Work in the next couple of years. Melissa started her weight loss journey after gaining weight in college. She believes that in order to get healthy, you must become healthy in all aspects of life: mind, body, and soul. Her health Instagram shows her daily progress.