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Chanelle Hayes shows off her dramatic face weight loss in before and after snaps

Chanelle Hayes showed off her dramatic face weight loss in shocking before and after snaps on Friday.   

The former Big Brother star, 33, has been documenting her body transformation on social media after losing 7st from a secret gastric sleeve operation.

Taking to Instagram to upload the new snap she spoke about her weight loss and how she ballooned to 17st4lb and wore size 18 clothes which led to her confidence ‘spiralling’. 

Wow: Chanelle Hayes showed off her dramatic face weight loss in shocking before and after snaps on Friday

She went on to tell fans that when she was at her lowest all she saw on Instagram were ‘people portraying perfection’ but that she wants to be ‘transparent about her experience’.   

She penned in the caption: ‘I’ve seen a lot of comments online calling me two-faced because years ago (2016) I did interviews saying I was happy being bigger than a size 8. Just to clarify, I was only a size 12 at this point, weighing around 12 stone and I did feel comfortable and happy with how I looked. 

‘Over the following years my weight and lack of confidence spiralled and I had reached 17st 4lb and wore size 18 clothes. My health (mental and physical) was impacted and the happiness I felt at a size 12 was no longer there.’

Candid: Taking to Instagram to upload the new snap she spoke about her weight loss and how she ballooned to 17st4lb and wore size 18 clothes which led to her confidence 'spiralling'

Candid: Taking to Instagram to upload the new snap she spoke about her weight loss and how she ballooned to 17st4lb and wore size 18 clothes which led to her confidence ‘spiralling’

She added: ‘I don’t like influencers who claim to love products or feel a certain way in order to earn money and me changing my mind about my self-image didn’t earn me any money, it just refocused my mind to put my health front and centre. I don’t ‘change my mind’ in order to gain financially, I’ve turned down a lot to stay true to myself. 

‘I’m sharing these posts to be transparent about my experience, not to push products or snake oil. When I was at my highest weight , and lowest emotionally, all I saw on Instagram was a bunch of people portraying perfection. And I felt like a failure.’

She signed off by saying: ‘Nobody has a perfect life, everybody wants something they don’t already have. So this is me showing that it’s ok to feel less than perfect, it’s ok to choose a different road to what we thought we wanted, and that being me is enough.’

Before... It comes after earlier on Friday Chanelle shed further light on her gastric sleeve surgery and shared images from her stint in hospital and her pre-weight loss body

Before… It comes after earlier on Friday Chanelle shed further light on her gastric sleeve surgery and shared images from her stint in hospital and her pre-weight loss body

It comes after earlier on Friday Chanelle shed further light on her gastric sleeve surgery and shared images from her stint in hospital and her pre-weight loss body. 

The star, who is 5ft4in tall, shared an throwback image showing her wearing just a thong and detailed how she was 17st4lb when she decided to undergo the surgery before losing 13lbs prior to the operation. 

In a Q&A with fans, she also explained the reasons for going under the knife, as she penned: ‘It was an accumulation of things: medical issues related to obesity, mental health deterioration, I hardly left the house. I needed a second chance at my health.’ 

Chanelle was asked if she felt she had any options, to which she wrote: ‘Yes definitely. I would have continued eating myself into an early grave had I not tried surgery. It isn’t for everyone and I researched it extensively and it changed my life.’

Hurt: In a Q&A with fans, she also explained the reasons for going under the knife, as she penned: 'It was an accumulation of things: medical issues related to obesity, mental health deterioration, I hardly left the house. I needed a second chance at my health'

Hurt: In a Q&A with fans, she also explained the reasons for going under the knife, as she penned: ‘It was an accumulation of things: medical issues related to obesity, mental health deterioration, I hardly left the house. I needed a second chance at my health’

She also revealed that she had excess skin from her huge weight loss but she insisted she would prefer the loose skin to having her health. 

One fan branded Chanelle brave for going public with her weight loss, to which she responded: ‘It comes after she proudly displayed the results of her seven stone weight loss in a candid before and after snap on Thursday.’

Hitting out at the stigma attached to surgery, she went on: ‘For some reason it’s got such a stigma attached to it and it shouldn’t have.’   

It comes after she proudly displayed the results of her seven stone weight loss in a candid before and after snap on Thursday. 

Preferable: She also revealed that she had excess skin from her huge weight loss but she insisted she would prefer the loose skin to having her health

Preferable: She also revealed that she had excess skin from her huge weight loss but she insisted she would prefer the loose skin to having her health

Chanelle, who revealed last month she’d undergone a secret gastric sleeve operation, took to Instagram to post the pictures as she admitted she was ‘nervous’ to share her transformation as she was in such a ‘low place’ mentally.

She revealed that her weight ‘spiralled’ during the first lockdown to 17st4lb which was ‘morbidly obese’ for her 5ft4in height.

The reality star shared that she is now 10st1lb and a ‘normal’ BMI range after a total loss of 101lbs, 7st2lbs.  

Before and after: It comes after she proudly displayed the results of her seven stone weight loss in a candid before and after snap on Thursday

Before and after: It comes after she proudly displayed the results of her seven stone weight loss in a candid before and after snap on Thursday

Chanelle looked incredible as she displayed her new toned figure in black underwear and a white crop top in the after snap which she posted alongside a before photo.

The TV personality captioned the photo with: ‘I have been so nervous to post my “before” shots because I was in such a low place mentally and physically when I was this size. 

‘My addiction to food really spiralled through the first lockdown and my weight reached 17st4lb which was morbidly obese for my height 5ft4in. I’m now in the “normal” BMI range at a weight of 10st1lb and a total loss so far of 101lb in weight.’ 

Chanelle admitted that her mental health took a ‘battering’ before her weight loss as she had ‘zero self confidence’.

She continued: ‘My mental health took such a battering from me having zero self confidence, disgust at myself for not being able to stop myself eating, and shame that I was this size incase my children’s friends commented on it and embarrassed them. 

‘I was tired walking up the stairs, suffered from constant hip and knee pain and had a resting heart rate that was almost 90! The strain my weight was putting on my body was so unhealthy and daunting.’

Candid: She took to Instagram to post the pictures as she admitted she was 'nervous' to share her transformation as she was in such a 'low place' mentally

Candid: She took to Instagram to post the pictures as she admitted she was ‘nervous’ to share her transformation as she was in such a ‘low place’ mentally 

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