New Year, New You in 2014

Real-Life Weight-Loss Success

These real people shed hundreds of pounds with diet, exercise and perseverance. See how they did it!

LEAH FERNANDEZ
NOW: 125 LBS.

Thanks to Jenny Craig and Jillian Michaels's workout tapes, the mom of two shed a staggering 126 lbs. "The amount of energy I have is incredible," she says. "Shopping is so much fun now. I went shopping for boots recently for the first time in years and almost cried in the store when I could zip them over my calves."