She famously showed off her gym-sweetened figure in a see-through jumpsuit at her last dinner at Married At First Sight.
But Coco Stedman, 30, wasn’t always so proud of her physique.
The Pilates instructor posted to Instagram on Tuesday, uploading before and after photos of her dramatic 18-month body transformation, alongside a heartfelt caption about her struggles to lose weight.
‘I was not born skinny’: Married At First Sight’s Coco Stedman. 30, uploaded this amazing before-and-after Instagram photo showing her 18-month body transformation on Tuesday, alongside a heartfelt caption about her struggles with food
Almost unrecognizable in her ‘front’ image, a pale blond Coco is seen posing in the mirror with a gruff expression on her face as she shows off her body in a sports bra and underpants.
The ‘after’ photo shows a brunette Coco proudly showing off her ripped physique as she poses for a mirror selfie in green underwear
In her caption, she wrote, ‘I get so many heartbreaking messages about women feeling ashamed of their bodies, scared to hit the gym, feeling rock bottom and not knowing where to start. My dear angels, I’ve been there. ‘
‘My Dear Angels, I’ve Been There’: In her caption, Coco shared her personal struggles with overeating, admitting that she previously relied on food to deal with her emotions
Lesson: Coco explained that while happiness doesn’t come from achieving a lower body fat percentage, it promotes a sense of pride
‘I was not born skinny – it has always been a struggle for me. Eating was my thing instead of facing my emotions, ”she continued.
Coco explained that while happiness doesn’t come from achieving a lower body fat percentage, it promotes a sense of pride.
She continued, “This wasn’t just a body transformation, this was a soul transformation, this was waking up and choosing to face my demons instead of eating them.”
‘Happiness can be found in the darkest of times’: Coco ended her post with an inspirational message to her fans, reminding them to stay positive despite their struggles
‘This is choosing my mental and physical well-being. This is knowing I’ll have my bad days, but still showing up to myself, ‘she continued.
Coco ended her post with an inspirational message to her fans, reminding them to stay positive despite their struggles.
‘Happiness can be found in the darkest times, as long as you remember to turn on the light. I believe in you, ”she concluded.
Va va voom! Coco famously showcased her sensational figure wearing a glittery see-through jumpsuit to her last dinner party at MAFS
Coco famously showcased her sensational figure wearing a glittery see-through jumpsuit to her last dinner party at MAFS.
The brunette meandered into the event with the breathtaking ensemble in an effort to impress her love interest, Cameron Dunne.
“Coco’s back baby, and she’s beaming!” she told producers.
Show-stopper: Speaking of her looks, Coco told producers, ‘It’s fair to say this outfit is a bit risky. I have to show the people I work with ‘
Describing her look, Coco enthusiastically said, ‘It’s fair to say this outfit is a bit daring. I have to show the people I work with. ‘
She also described her sassy look as a “ tight, see-through, cheek-popping, ties that drop bodysuit. ”
‘Coco and her black suit. Thank goodness you gave me eyeballs! one fan gushed on social media, while another added: ‘Coco looks smokin – rock it girl!’
A third added, “If I were like Coco, I’d have that bodysuit in 10 different colors and wear it 24/7.”
“I want to review Coco’s outfit, but if I had that body I’d be wearing that honestly against Coles,” joked a fourth.
Va va voom! She also described her sassy look as a ‘tight sheer, cheek popping, ties dropping bodysuit’