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Welcome to all to the Ray Train.
My name is Raylee and I look forward to training with you. Let me start by telling my story. I gave birth to my beautiful boy at the young age of 20. Four days after Jaydens birth I was rushed back to hospital with major blood clotting in my main arteries. I was told I had a slim chance of survival as there were so many clots and they were slipping towards my heart. One was the size of a banana blocking the majority of blood flow. After 11 weeks in ICU my clever body busted a surface vein and made its own little bypass. The damage to my left leg was so severe leaving all the valves that push blood up my left leg incompetent. Doctors told me the only way to save the leg was to lose 30 kilos and build leg muscle to help the blood flow. It took me a couple of weeks to learn to walk on my painful calves and legs. Eventually I could walk a house, then a street and then a block till one month later I could walk 3 kms to the front of a gym. I did this for a week or so until the cranky boxer man who owned the gym yelled out to me.” AREYOU EVER COMING IN OR WHAT.” I was nervous but explained my situation and I could not afford the gym. He instantly offered me a job behind the counter. I was so overjoyed to finally be in a place I loved. A couple of weeks later, I was caught watching his wife in the aerobics room and he yelled, “Stop watching. Do you want to do that?”’ Yes I do’. “Well I’m going to pay for you to become qualified then, and I will garnish your wages”. This scary little boxer gave me the start that changed my life. From the day I left hospital I knew my life was a gift. I grabbed it with both hands. Training was hard but I did it. Living was the most important thing now I was a mum. With Jayden by my side the whole time, I reclaimed my life back. Jayden was 11 months old when I entered my first body shaping competition. Yes in a G string. (oowwee) I had lost 40 kilos, gained the muscle in my not so perfect leg and changed my wh
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