These real people shed hundreds of pounds with diet, exercise and perseverance. See how they did it!
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Updated: Wednesday Jan 02, 2013 | 06:00 AM EST
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"I used to turn to food whenever I was stressed and emotional," says the Georgia resident. "I ate until there was nothing else – or until it was time to go to bed." At her heaviest weight, Fernandez felt "defeated and out of control."
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