Grab all the details on the weight loss of the reality television personality Mama June Shannon.
Mama June Shannon is best known for her part in the reality television series 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.' The series surrounds the life of the reality star Alana' Honey Boo Boo' Thompson, Mama June's daughter, and her siblings, Anna, Jessica, and Lauryn, and along with other extended family members.
Additionally, June Shannon also featured in other reality shows like 'Mama June: From Not to Hot,' 'Dancing with the Stars: Juniors,' 'Dr. Phil,' and 'The Doctors.' While most of the series fans are happy to know Mama June and Alana' Honey Boo Boo' Thompson are reconciling their relationship, they are also equally eager to learn how she underwent a dramatic weight loss. So, we gathered some information on the topic, so you get to know how she pulled off such a feat.
Every 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' fans are familiar with the weight of Mama June Shannon, it was the most recognizable characteristic of the reality star. An article by Showbiz Cheat Sheet mentions that June measured an astonishing 460 pounds at her heaviest weight.
Mama June opted for gastric sleeve surgery in order to undergo weight loss.
Source: Showbiz Cheat Sheet
Mama June began her weight loss journey in 2016 by opting for gastric sleeve surgery. According to UCLA Health, The Gastric Sleeve Surgery (or Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy) is a bariatric procedure that removes 75-80% of the stomach. It helps in reducing the appetite, thus decreasing your caloric intake dramatically.
Mama June did not just stop at the weight loss surgery; she was already ready to attain a fit and slimmer body with firm determination and commitment. She brought immense changes to her way of living.
Mama June also brought diet changes and workout routine into her lifestyle to lose weight.
Source: Entertainment Tonight
Mama June embarked upon her weight loss journey by adopting healthy eating habits, focusing on diets, which included drastically reduced portion sizes. She replaced her unhealthy habits of consuming junk and processed food products with healthy organic items. Additionally, she also supplemented her diet plan with an intense workout routine. She exercised daily, and her goal to lose weight kept her determined and committed to the habit. 'I've worked my ass off, working out, getting healthy, she told Eonline. 'And now I feel like becoming the person on the outside that I always felt like on the inside.'
With all the hard work, Mama June went from 352 pounds to 137 pounds in three months, losing 84 pounds in the process. Furthermore, she also underwent a few more surgeries: skin removal surgery and breast augmentation, which complete her beautifying process.
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