This is the story of Lara an air stewardess for a renowned airline and also a single mother of two. She has been an air stewardess for 15 years.
“It was kind of my dream job being able to fly around.”
“I was shocked! Without any justification I was laid off just like that. I didn’t understand what they meant so I went to upper management.”
It was then Lara realized that in an effort for retrenchment. The airline used her body weight of just 1 pound over “golden standard” as an excuse to fire her without compensation, being treated as such even after her loyalty for the airline made her helpless and broken.
“I begged them, but they said the decision was final. I was lost, I didn’t know what to do”
Left with nothing but her two children she began binge eating through unhealthy food, gaining almost 50 pounds in two months.
“Because of my schedule as an air stewardess my daughters have been living with my mother. When I finally had the courage to visit… My daughters couldn’t recognize me and it was at that moment I knew I had to do something.”
The following months was full of workouts. Pilates, Keto, Atkins, Paleo and many more.
“I tried and tried and tried, I even went to a nutritionist and tried counting my calories, It was painful and tiring but I wanted to be a mom they can be proud of.”
Even after trying everything nothing worked and it was at this desperate moment that she got a call from her best friend and former colleague Sophie, asking about her condition and how was she doing,they decided to meet up to chat and catch up.
“I first thought that Sophie was fired too because she tends to be on the bigger side compared to me, but when we met, I couldn’t believe my eyes! She was so slim and has an hourglass waistline. I asked her how she managed to do it.”
Sophie then recommended Lara to Dr Park Min Hyung, A Korean bariatrician working for a research institute
“Dr. Park recommended me something and pulled out a patch, he told me I just need to stick it on my abdomen.”
This is what Dr. Park said…
“Iodia™ was a cumulative effort of 6 years by researching about our ancient methods in Korea. This patch is engineered with state-of-the-art technology. It contains Korean ginseng and rare capsicum extract.”
“These essences penetrate the fatty layer of the skin slowing down the process of carbohydrates turning into fats and in turn speeds up metabolism through detoxification. This way it helps suppress appetite and burn fat cells which in turn naturally cleanses the body from toxins.”
This meant that it would help in tremendous weight loss even without the usual strenuous exercises.
“I was very sceptical at first about how could a silly little patch do anything to me but seeing as I have nothing to lose I went and tried it anyways. But It turned out to be magical!”
Within the first month Lara lost about 19 lbs and by the second month she lost another 35 lbs of weight, by the third month she has lost a total of 86 lbs.
“I started regaining my confidence and started believing in myself again.”
It was at this moment that Lara realized she has been a victim of body shaming and discrimination.
“If a corporation can do this to me it can happen to any woman out there.”
She decided to stand for what is right and proceeded to claim for unfair dismissal and also suing her former airline for discrimination as fate would have it she won the case! The airline issued an apology signed by their CEO and offered Lara her job back.
Lara accepted the offer proving to everyone justice can be served.
“Body shaming should not be tolerated.”
“I wouldn’t be standing here fighting for what is right, if not for the help from Iodia™. It allowed me to win my case and get my job back, I hope that no one else in the world have to go through what I have been to.”