Chanelle Hayes showed off her impressive nine stone weight loss on Boxing Day as she posed for a new festive snap.
The 34-year-old former Big Brother star went from a size 18 to a size 8 after undergoing gastric sleeve surgery in August 2020.
On Instagram on Sunday, Chanelle wowed with a fitted red shirt dress that she paired with a fun festive Santa hat.
Keeping things real for her 119K followers, the reality star also shared a “Christmas Reality” shot of her sitting on the couch wearing glasses and in pajamas with her family.
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He captioned the post: “Christmas on Instagram vs Christmas in reality. Hope you had a great day yesterday. For those who haven’t, sending lots of virtual love and hugs. I feel very, very grateful.” Followed by four red hearts emoji.
Fans flocked to the post to share their Christmas wishes and to tell her how wonderful she was.
One wrote: “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours, Chanelle xxx” followed by a red heart emoji.
Another wrote: “I love your dress, you look great.”
While a third said: “Wow [flame emoji] you look amazing congratulations “followed by two emojis clapping.
Chanelle has lost a total of 9 stones since her surgery and shared her journey with fans, previously explaining that she had surgery for health reasons as a “last resort”.
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Just recently, the reality star shared how she had lost another half a stone in the past few weeks due to a new healthy eating plan.
Chanelle said The sun: “It wasn’t my goal to lose a lot of weight, but because I was more careful about eating, I lost half a pound through the MuscleFood Goal Getters plan in three weeks. It was so easy for me. “
The TV star previously appeared on Loose Women, where she revealed that her gastric sleeve operation was “a last resort” and that she will receive ongoing therapy for five years as part of the procedure.
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