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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 05: Teddi Mellencamp visits "Extra" at The Levi's Store Times Square on March 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Teddi Mellencamp is opening up about her body transformation.

Fresh off her 38th birthday, the reality star and daughter of rock singer John Mellencamp revealed that her weight loss has been slow and steady but quite rewarding nonetheless.

“Today I turn 38-years-old,” she wrote earlier this week on her Instagram page. “Photo on the left: my birthday during one of the many years I was truly struggling with taking care of myself when it came to health and fitness. I remember having to step on the scale at the doctor — and the tears when the doc said, ‘Teddi, you’re 5’3” and over 200lbs.’ The me in that picture would do extreme fad diets, lose a bunch of weight and then gain it all back again.”

Mellencamp, who is a mom of three and now a fitness coach, revealed that after years of trying to get pregnant and IVF, she gained over 80 pounds with her last pregnancy. After losing the weight, she also revealed she had a breast lift done to combat saggy skin.

Yesterday I did an Insta story Q & A and the most asked question was, "What made you officially make the choice to change your life when it comes to food and exercise?" It was a combination of three major events. One of those moments was the day of Photo 1. It was a year after having Cruz, and I had been exercising consistently, writing blogs detailing the different workouts in Los Angeles. I was feeling better mentally but physically I had stopped seeing change and still didn't feel comfortable in my own skin. So I went to a plastic surgeon's office and asked for a tummy tuck. She looked me dead in the eye and said no. She explained that even though I was working out hard, if I didn't change the way I was eating, I would never see the results I wanted. I left her office mad, but it wasn't long after that I finally said it's time for me to @goallinbyteddi and changed my life. That's when I realized I can't look at my health as summer is coming and I have to fit into that bathing suit; I need a full lifestyle change. I have now maintained this lifestyle change for 3.5 years. And have turned changing my life into changing others which continues to hold me accountable to my health and fitness goals Photo 2 is today because of it. I wake up grateful every day that I have created a business that gives me so much happiness and has taught me the power of how when helping others, you can continue fighting for yourself. Remember, this is a lifestyle change not a diet. ????????????????????????. #linkinbio #lifestylechangenotadiet #healthy #committed #allinbyteddi

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Now, she’s finally found what works for her body and is looking to inspire more women to achieve their goals.

“I am grateful that at this age of 38 I now know that healthy living isn’t a diet — it’s a lifestyle,” she said. “… Thank you to my team of coaches, clients, family and friends who have gone All IN with me. 38 is gonna be the best year yet.”