From the spicy named Sunny Skyz. We have a woman, Rebekah Ceidro, who noticed a friend of hers needed a kidney because of kidney disease. So, she simply said she would donate her kidney. She and her friend, Chris, were a match.
One problem. She was too fat.
I mean, you can try to sugarcoat it, but the reality was that, from a medical perspective, she had to lose weight in order to go through surgery. So, that’s what Rebekah did. Her motivation, beyond saving a friend’s life, was to be able to run a marathon.
By spring, Ceidro had lost 40 pounds. On May 7, she finished the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon in three hours 14 minutes.