Meet Lakeisha, a Bay Area-based woman who made this incredibly inspiring video of her journey at the gym to lose more than 70 pounds. What's great about the video is that it's not just a vain attempt to lose weight and look slimmer, but a glimpse into one woman's journey toward more self-confidence.

The effort was part of Give It 100, an initiative that challenges participants to try something new for 100 days and make videos of themselves doing it. Another one of my personal faves: the woman who learned how to dance