07:33 PM EDT 02/13/2016
Originally posted 02/10/2016 03:00PM
"I read a lot of inspirational books in prison, like whatever you want, you can put it out there," Giudice tells PEOPLE in exclusivlely in this week's issue of PEOPLE. "I want to make $40 million this year. I hope that happens – for real, I made a vision board."
Originally posted 02/12/2016 08:00AM
"I was starting to cut out the carbs, so it worked out anyway," she tells PEOPLE in an exclusive video about her life in prison.
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Eating healthy wasn't always easy. In the morning, the options were oatmeal or bran cereal. For dinner, the choices ranged from hot dogs to tacos, and occasionally salad would make it onto the menu.
"In the beginning I tried everything, and then I started staying away from the meat," Real Housewives of New Jersey star says.
Teresa Giudice Opens Up About Her Fears for Joe – and How They'll Spend Their Last Valentine's Day Together Until 2020
Originally posted 02/11/2016 03:00PM
"I don't know how men are all together in a group," the Real Housewives of New Jersey star tells PEOPLE in an exclusive video. "I know how women are catty, and there's a lot of drama. I heard [that] the men's camp where we were, they weren't like that. They weren't all about the drama."
Originally posted 02/11/2016 08:00AM
"They've been amazing," Giudice, 43, tells PEOPLE in an exclusive video. "They've reached out before, during and after."
The most supportive housewife was her sister-in-law Melissa Gorga, she says. Giudice and Gorga haven't always gotten along in the past, and this entire experience helped them repair their relationship.
"I think Melissa and I just realized what's important in life, that family is the most important thing." Giudice says. "We're just going to both be there for each other and not let anything get in the way."
Originally posted 02/11/2016 06:45AM
"We don't have our shore house anymore, so we pretty much have our home," the Real Housewives of New Jersey, 43, star tells PEOPLE in an exclusive video.
She adds, "Thank god for that!"
Originally posted 02/10/2016 05:50PM
"At the beginning, some of the inmates would do my hair, you know, just do it as a favor. Then, I started going to the salon," Giudice, 43, tells PEOPLE exclusively in this week's issue.
"But it was really small," she adds. "It had one chair and then two dryers."
Originally posted 02/10/2016 12:00PM
"They made lunches and helped each other with their homework," Giudice, 43, tells PEOPLE exclusively in this week's issue. "Everyone was blown away by that."
Originally posted 02/10/2016 08:15AM
Just two weeks into to her nearly yearlong jail sentence for fraud, the mom of four ran out of phone minutes and couldn't call daughter Milania on her 9th birthday.
"I was so upset, oh my God. That day I cried so much," Giudice tells PEOPLE exclusively in this week's issue.
Teresa Giudice Opens Up About Her Prison Sentence: 'I Signed Some Papers, I Got Indicted, I Got Sentenced, I Served My Time'
Originally posted 02/09/2016 12:00PM
"I signed some papers, I got indicted, I got sentenced, I served – you know, I did what I had to do – I served my time," she tells PEOPLE in an exclusive new interview in this week's issue.
Originally posted 02/09/2016 06:00AM
"It tore my heart out," she tells PEOPLE exclusively in this week's issue.
From the time she was sentenced in October, 2014, "I felt like I was dying," she says. "I was praying to God like, 'Why? I don't understand, Why?' "
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