'1000-lb Bestfriends' star Vannessa Cross looks unrecognizable in gym photos after losing 200 lbs

'1000-lb Bestfriends' star Vannessa Cross looks unrecognizable in gym photos after losing 200 lbs
Vannessa Cross in '1000-lb Best Friends' (TLC)

ATLANTA, GEORGIA: '1000-lb Best Friends' star Vannessa Cross stunned fans with her drastic weight loss. The reality star has documented her impressive weight loss journey and shared a steamy snap from the gym. Vannessa looked totally unrecognizable in the gym photos as she flaunted her slimmer body.

However, Vannessa has come a very long way in her journey but she wasn't always concerned about her health since the beginning. The TLC star struggled throughout her weight loss journey but watching her co-star Meghan Crumpler lose weight encouraged Vannessa to embark on an exercise regime.


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'1000-lb Bestfriends' star Vannessa Cross achieved new milestone (Instagram/vannessa_1kbestfriends)
'1000-lb Bestfriends' star Vannessa Cross achieved new milestone (Instagram/vannessa_1kbestfriends)

Vannessa Cross flaunts her stunning transformation

Vannessa recently flexed her stunning figure on her social media. The reality star shared two photos on Instagram each flexing her incredible weight loss transformation. In the first photo, Vannessa posed with a sword and showed off her muscles. Meanwhile, in the second snap, Vannessa posed with her fitness trainers, Jerome Stancil, and Captain Cool. Vannessa looks stunning in her athleisure wear with a graphic in her t-shirt that reads, 'Labeled Athletic.' Alongside the photo, Vannessa penned, "BARBARIAN BURN BABY!" She then referred to the moment when Dr Procter denied the surgery and wrote, "Y’all remember when they kicked my ass on season 1? Well this time I didn’t come to play hunny!"  Vannessa added, "Can’t wait for the next class. Thank you @gcool5.0 @nakidfine @barbarianburn!"

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What is Vannessa Cross' current weight?

Vannessa has shed a lot of pounds since starting her weight loss journey. Vannessa weighed 442 lb when she first appeared on the TLC reality show '1000-lb Best Friends'. The reality struggled with even taking a step on her own but she later decided to overcome her unhealthy habits. Vannessa has dropped down to 229 lbs shedding more than 200 lbs. The TLC star has finally started living a healthy life after completely transforming her life. Still, Vannessa has a long way to go as her new weight loss goal is to get down to 180 lbs so she can be approved for skin removal surgery.

How Vannessa Cross achieved her weight goals?

Vannessa has already achieved her earlier weight goals but she aspired to shed more. However, '1000-lb Best Friends' fans must wonder how she underwent a drastic transformation. The reality star used to see food as a source of comfort and joy. But now, she has replaced that with things such as going for a walk or heading to the gym. In a recent interview, Vannessa reflects on her incredible weight loss and said she said no to unhealthy food. Instead of making a grocery list, Vannessa preferred writing down a list of foods to avoid buying at the grocery store and sticking to it. The reality star also revealed that healthy smoothies proved to be the best when she tried to portion control.


The new episodes of '1000-lb Best Friends' premiere on TLC and Discovery+ on Mondays at 10 pm ET/PT.

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