Meet Our New Year, New You Contest Winners
Name: Doreen Bocchino
Relationship status: Widowed for 4 years and currently with new boyfriend
Kids: Samantha, 13; Kelsey, 9
City: Bayonne, New Jersey
Occupation: Currently unemployed/Homemaker
Current weight: 170
Goal weight: 130
Favorite activities: Writing/dancing/going to the gym
Favorite healthy snack: Ice cold fruit salad
Biggest food weakness: Bagel with scallion cream cheese and jelly rings.
Lowest ever weight as an adult: 135
Highest ever weight as an adult: 189
What diets have you tried before? Nutrisystem/Weight Watchers/Atkins/South Beach
How do you want this program to change your life? To help me eat correctly, to be more healthy, have more energy, and help my daughter to eat correctly and lose weight.
Who (or what) is your greatest inspiration? God, first and foremost. Since my husband died my faith has become so much stronger and I know that as long as I believe it, and have faith, I can accomplish anything.
Proudest moment in your life (so far)? The birth of my daughters, the most amazing experience I've ever known.
What makes you feel beautiful? My boyfriend first, and then a total spa day, finishing off with a sexy outfit that actually looks good on this body.
Who's your style icon? I really have my own style but I guess if I had to say someone I would pick a celeb like Jessica Alba and Jennifer Lopez. I love a great pair of low-cut jeans during the day and a classy dress or pants suit to go out.
In what outfit do you most want to show off your new body? I would love to wear one of those mermaid type of dresses, ankle length, small slit in the side, maybe in a deep blue or black.
Where do you hope you'll be in five years? Married, healthy, in shape, and living in the home of my dreams!
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