In May, Rosie Mercado made headlines when she revealed that she’d lost over 240 pounds. The plus-size model — who’s still proud to be plus size, by the way — spoke out this week. Not only about why she chose to lose the weight (she had been shamed by a flight attendant at 410 pounds) and how important it was for her to stay healthy for her daughter, but also about the real difficulties of losing more than 200 pounds.
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10.17.16 8 Comments