Teddi Mellencamp Opens Up About Plastic Surgery & Why Losing Weight Led Her to Go Under the Knife
In celebration of her 38th birthday, the Bravo star shared a before and after photo of her dramatic weight loss transformation
Teddi Mellencamp is opening up about plastic surgery and how losing weight influenced her decision.
On Tuesday, Mellencamp celebrated her 38th birthday by sharing a before and after photo of her dramatic weight loss transformation.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star was met with praise in the comment section of her post, with some fans questioning her on whether or not she had work done.
“You look amazing your nose is smaller did u have surgery?” one follower wrote.
Mellencamp wrote back, “Not on my nose. I did on my tata’s.”
That’s when a different fan asked “Was it bc you needed a lift? Just curious from my weight loss, I feel I need a lift or redone?”
Mellencamp then explained that she “didn’t need a lift,” but “they deflated after breast feeding and weight loss so they added 210 cc implants.”
In the caption of her post, the Bravolebrity detailed her weight loss journey and expressed excitement for her future.
“Today I turn 38-years-old,” she said. “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 now a health and wellness coach with her own fitness program, ALL IN by Teddi, said that she has since figured out how to maintain a healthy weight.
“Now, [I’m] going into my 38th year with four years of consistent commitment to my lifestyle,” she said. “[For] years I have been All IN — no yo-yo. And even when I do get a little “wild” (for instance, you may have seen me on #RHOBH in Provence 😂), I have the tools to reel it back in rather than letting myself unravel for week’s worth of choices that don’t work for me.”
The mom of three — to stepdaughter Isabella, 10, daughter Slate, 6 and son Cruz, 4 — explained on her website that her weight “fluctuated” for many years, and she hit her highest weight after her pregnancy with Cruz.
“After struggling to get pregnant with my son and undergoing multiple IVF treatments, I gained 80+ lbs.,” she said. “I was thrilled to have my healthy baby boy but was left feeling broken inside.”
Mellencamp has since figured out how to manage her health through a dairy-free diet and regular workouts, and said that she’s ready for this next year of life.
“I am grateful that at this age of 38 I now know that healthy living isn’t a diet — it’s a lifestyle,” she wrote on Instagram. “… 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.”