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New Year, New You in 2015

PEOPLE's Half Their Size Winners

Diet, exercise and perseverance paid off for these success stories. See how they each lost more than 100 lbs.!

DEBBIE LAZINSKY

THEN: 318 LBS.
For decades, food "was only about what tasted good," says the Wheatley Heights, N.Y., resident, whose diet mainly included "lots of bread and pasta and bagels and pizza." "You get used to being seen as invisible or not worthy so it colors your entire personality." says the 58-year-old.