Instagrammer gets real about excess skin post weight loss

Krista Thurrott

Jessica Weber lost an incredible 85kgs and has shared some honest photos about the excess skin still left on her body.

If you look through Jessica Instagram page — you’ll see photos of motivational quotes, body transformation side-by-sides and healthy foods, but she wasn’t always this focused on her health.

Admitting to eating two dinners a night that mainly consisted of pasta and potatoes, the then 22-year-old needed a healthy change of pace.

Jessica Webber has lost 85kgs. Photo: Instagram

“I think it was the fact that I was so close to being 180kg that kind of woke me up in a way to get my life together and take the steps to lose weight,” Jessica, who goes by the Instagram handle jessica_vsg44, told the Daily Mail.

“When I look back at pictures I can’t believe I got to be as big as I was. I can’t believe I didn’t try harder to lose weight before I got to that point.”

After undergoing weight loss surgery and drastically changing her eating habits, the US native has lost more than 85kgs.

The Instagrammer has shared an honest post about her excess skin. Photo: Instagram

While losing that weight is a major accomplishment, Jessica doesn’t shy away from sharing how the weight loss has changed her body, sharing photos of her excess skin to demonstrate just how deceiving flattering clothes can be.

“I love myself in clothes and I love my tummy outside of clothes! All about self love here. It’s crazy what clothes can hide but make sure that you love yourself regardless! I lost 85kgs and this is my loose skin left over!” she wrote.

Her incredible transformation has been inspiring her followers. Photo: Instagram

Jessica’s more than 48,000 followers are quick to cheer her on, thanking her for being an honest inspiration.

“You are an inspiration for anyone with a goal to achieve. Well done and all the best on the rest of this amazing journey,” wrote one follower.

“Wow this is amazing! I really love how you treat yourself and how you show the girls out there that they should love their bodies no matter what,” added another.

Jessica is looking forward to having her excess skin removed. Photo: Instagram

Jessica also recently announced she has been approved for loose skin surgery. And has her first consultation next week.

“I can’t wait to no longer carry this loose skin! I am aware that there is still fat on my body and I am going to push myself to lose more before my surgery,” she wrote.

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