Real Brides' Weight Loss Stories

Meet four brides who went on a mission to shed serious pounds for the wedding. They lost big and gained loads of confidence. Here are their stories—get inspired!

BEFORE

Frances, 26, of Albany, GA

Length of Engagement: 9 months

The gain: "I'd been eating three meals a day, but I always snuck in unhealthy snacks. I'd nosh on doughnuts or chocolate and have ice cream before bed."

Her OMG moment: "I saw pictures of myself and thought, Who's that fat girl staring back at me? That's who I was in high school, and I didn't want to be that girl again."