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- April 11, 2011
- Vol. 75
- No. 14
Shedding for the Wedding Makeovers: Slimmer & Stylin'!
The Final Four Couples on the CW Weight-Loss Show Gain a New Sense of Style
LOST 39 LBS!
NOW 195 lbs.
LOST 21 LBS!
NOW 157 lbs.
Eating fresh fruit and turkey sausage helped Fresquez drop 7 in. off his waist: "A size 36 is too loose!" His size-12 fiancee says, "I'm not trying to find ways to hide my body with a shawl."
AUSTIN BLYTHE, 27 & LAURA MARTYN, 27
LOST 23 LBS!
NOW 175 lbs.
LOST 34 LBS!
NOW 235 lbs.
"The last time I was a size 10 was in high school!" says Martyn, who was thrilled to see her groom-now an avid swimmer-goatee free. "It was his security blanket because he had a double chin," she says.
BROOKS HOUSER, 23 & SAMANTHA FAULDER, 22
LOST 42 LBS!
NOW 272 lbs.
LOST 24 LBS!
NOW 194 lbs.
Though the Ohio-based pair have dated for eight years, "I've never seen her in a dress!" says Houser. "I was blown away." The reason? "I wasn't comfortable with my midsection," says Faulder, who went from a size 20 to a 14. Now even Houser-who trimmed 6 in. off his waist-is rethinking his wedding-day look: "I want something more modern and fitted."
DAVID YOUNG, 27 & ALLISON SKINNER, 28
LOST 30 LBS!
NOW 229 lbs.
LOST 20 LBS!
NOW 148 lbs.
Before, the couple opted only for black ensembles. But when the former size-12 bride-to-be zipped up her blue size-6 dress, "I got emotional," she says. "It gave me an hourglass figure!" She was also shocked to see her size-38 fiance in an outfit that was "youthful and fun," she says. "He looked great."
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