At 53 years old, Bette Sue says there aren't many diets that she hasn't tried, but she still had a lot to learn from Bob and Jillian. "I know all about, intellectually, all this stuff. ... I thought I knew everything," she says. "But the truth is, I have to let go of what I thought I knew and let Jillian and Bob in. That was very hard."
Like many past contestants, Ali says she and her mom have to take it one day at a time. "I have to choose to go to the gym. Some days I wake up, and I'm ready to roar," she says. "Some days, I wake up, and it's everything I can do to get in the car and go to the gym and talk myself out of the locker room. But it is important because it does feel good, and finally, I feel beautiful."