A formerly overweight woman looks completely unrecognizable after losing 11 stone by overhauling her diet and getting a gastric sleeve.
Monalisa Moura, 33, from Brazil, said she weighed 21.9st at her heaviest and struggled with joint problems.
She told UOL: “I was never thin as a child. But I became morbidly obese in 2014 after my second pregnancy.
“I had postpartum depression, I tried to (take my own life).
“In short, six months after the birth of my second child, I reached 139kg (more than 29st).”
Determined to change her life for the better, Monalisa got sleeve gastrectomy surgery to reduce the size of her stomach to about 15% of its original size.
This operation promotes the feeling of fullness and helps to combat over-eating.
After the surgery, Monalisa managed to lose a massive 71kg (around 11.2st) in two years by overhauling her diet.
She also took medication and fasted intermittently, which wasn’t sustainable and caused her to…
Source: Linda Ikeji