From that day on, Krys says she stopped emotional eating. "I just eat if I need to. It's like a fuel," she says. "If I get upset about something, I don't know, I just have this ability now to sort of stay in the moment that I'm in. ... It takes work, but I'm a lot better at it than I ever was."
Before learning to live in the present, Krys wore a size 16–18 and weighed herself several times a day. Her new outlook on life has helped her drop three pant sizes, and she's stopped stepping on the scale. "I don't really need to weigh myself anymore," she says.