Lauri popped in a bright orange tank, a far cry from the winter white slacks, casual caramel coat and flowy scarf covering her up in the "after" photo
. "I don't have a TV at home, so Adam gave me the DVDs," says Val of the Bravo show. "I was riveted; couldn't wait to meet them in person." They didn't disappoint her. "Lauri was up for anything," she says.