‘I'm very happy with how I look now, when I stare at myself in the mirror I can't believe it's me and when I walk past windows my reflection catches me by surprise.’
My girlfriend likes me more when I have a beard than when I don't have a beard.
'When I was ill, I didn't believe there was anything really wrong with me.’
'I get a lot of positive feedback from family and friends, just saying how proud they are of me and how genuinely happy to see me happy in my own skin they are,’ she explains.
‘This year when I was dating a man, he asked me for my driver's license, when I gave it to him he told me I looked a lot older than 41-years-old and that was the last straw.’
'I was always the happy girl but I wanted to genuinely be happy with myself inside and out so I started my weight-loss journey.’
‘My doctors have asked me if I am scared to die from the surgeries, but, in my opinion, if it happens I will die happy and beautiful,’ Pamplona told Caters.
'Three-and-a-half years later and I have been following the same program and I can tweak it when I need to.’
‘I meditate every day, usually in the morning it means I have to get up half an hour earlier but the benefits during my working day are enormous.’