By Kelli Wiese

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HOUSTON (KRLD) – Tammy McRae lost 100 pounds after she ate her own cafeteria food every day for a year at Baytown’s Carver Elementary school.

McRae says the weight just fell off after eating the healthier food at the school’s cafeteria. She says she’s down to a weight of 165 pounds after weighing 265 a year ago.

Asked what her motivation was to lose all the weight, McRae credited the young ones in Carver Elementary.

“The kids kept me motivated.  They were the ones who were like…you can do it Miss Tammy,” said McRae.

McRae is now offering this advice to others, “Don’t be afraid to move forward and be present in your own life.”

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