By Meghan Kelly, Refinery29
What do you do when you really, truly want to turn your life around? For LaKeisha Shurn, it was making an online video diary.
Shurn, a Bay Area native, weighed over 300 pounds only a year ago. After literally working her ass off at the gym, she's come out reinvigorated, over 50 pounds lighter, and a social media sensation. Her time-lapse video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times after she posted it to her Giveit100 page - a website that challenges people to do something (anything) in 100 days. Karen Cheng, the founder of Giveit100, told R29 that LaKeisha's video has seduced tons of new users to join the project.
"Literally, overnight, our number of users doubled," Cheng explained, "We got more users in 24 hours, than in the last two months combined. We were scrambling just to keep the site up!"
Rarely do you get to pick the brains of these viral video peeps, so we were excited to chat one-on-one with Shurn to find out who theRead More »from Want to Change Your Life? This Three-Minute Video Diary Will Help