12:14 PM EDT 11/19/2013
Originally posted 01/23/2013 07:45AM
Paula Deen is the first one to admit: "When I first found out I was diabetic, I had no solutions. I couldn’t even help myself, much less somebody else."
Now – one year after she announced her Type 2 diabetes diagnosis to a mix of criticism and support – Deen is not only showcasing how she trimmed off 40 lbs.
In this week's issue, the 66-year-old Food Network star invited PEOPLE into her Savannah home to share how her family members adopted different weight loss strategies and lost an astounding 178 lbs. total.
Originally posted 07/19/2012 04:35PM
Jessica Simpson has been tackling her weight loss step by step – literally.
"Just bought all the girls in my @weightwatchers group pedometers to track their steps," Simpson Tweeted Thursday. "10,000 steps a day = 5 miles! Let's step it up!"
Simpson's philanthropic turn comes almost two months after joining Weight Watchers in late May.
Originally posted 11/15/2010 08:00PM
The closer he gets to the Dancing with the Stars finale, the more Kyle Massey likes the slimmer physique he sees in the dance-studio mirror.
"It's crazy to think you're going to come into a competition like this and not lose weight with the hours you're going to have to put in," the Disney Channel star, 19, told PEOPLE backstage Tuesday night after Kurt Warner's elimination. "I know I'm going to keep losing weight as long as I'm on this show."
Massey has had the encouragement of his dancing partner Lacey Schwimmer since day one. "He's lost eight inches!" she said of her ballroom buddy who has lost 18 pounds. "He's really loving it. He looks in the mirror all the time."
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