Whoa — My 600-lb Life star Melissa Morris looks amazing!
Melissa weighed over 600 pounds on the TLC reality show, and later shocked viewers by losing over 500 pounds following gastric bypass surgery. But, her weight loss journey didn't end with her episode on the reality show, and fans are curious to know where she is now on her weight loss journey.
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"I work out late at night because it makes me feel good. As for my diet, I always ask myself before eating whether I am truly hungry," she explained. "I question this to ensure I'm not just eating because I'm feeling sad, happy, mad, bored, or stressed. This one tactic has been so helpful in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Plus, I always have new goals. They help keep me on track and remind me that there is always something more out there waiting for me."
Melissa before and after. (Photo Credit: R/R)
Melissa is open with fans regarding her health by posting to her Instagram account and detailing her health and fitness goals on her personal blog, Melissa She Is Me and I Am Her. She stays humble in her accomplishments, crediting her supportive doctors and family for helping her to stay on track, and reminds her fans that it takes a lot of hard work in order to obtain long-term results.
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"Remember weight gain doesn't happen overnight, and neither do long-term changes," she wrote. "Concentrate on making one change at a time, and reward yourself for your progress and before you know it you will be going where you want to be!"
We're so proud of you, Melissa!
Click through the gallery below to see her impressive weight loss transformation!
Melissa weighed 653 pounds during her episode of My 600-lb Life. She made the crucial step to lose weight so she could care for her mother who was diagnosed with cancer.
"That was the turning point for me. I knew that day that I would do whatever I had to do to have weight-loss surgery," she explained.