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South Shore Firefighter Jason Caira and Medical Weight Loss & Wellness Owner Kelly Clark will both appear on The Morning Blend Friday to talk about healthy weight loss and Caira’s wellness journey.

Clark has visited hosts Molly Fay and Tiffany Ogle before, but this will be Caira’s first public conversation about his 145-pound weight loss. Clark’s brother-in-law serves in SSFD with Caira.

“I’ve been working with Kelly for a year,” Caira said. “It’s all about an all-natural, low-carb lifestyle.”

He said he got started down the road to wellness a few years ago, but then his wife, Kristy, got pregnant with their two-year-old twin girls and he got derailed. Last Thanksgiving, though, he decided to jump back on the wagon with the full support and participation of Kristy.

“We decided to do this as a couple,” Caira continued.

Kristy has lost 70 pounds in the last year.

Changing the way the couple eats is a lifestyle change and not a short-term plan to reach a goal. The Cairas make everything from scratch and focus on flavor, and Jason said crews at Station 9 do the same thing.

“The entire (South Shore) department has changed overall to healthier eating, but we’re really on it at Station 9,” he said.

Exercise, of course, is a regular part of the couple’s lifestyle as part of their commitment to wellness.

The Morning Blend airs locally at 9 a.m. on NBC.

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