Pittsburgh woman Rebekah Ceidro, 33, recently shed 40 pounds after doctors told her that she was too heavy to donate her kidney to her friend.Ceidro completely changed her unhealthy lifestyle and is now preparing for donation.What's more, it can hinder further weight loss and quality of life."You may not be able to wear the clothes you'd like to, or be able to perform the physical activities you want to because of the excess skin," Kim adds.
Now the Loose Women star is to undergo post-obesity surgery for a second time – she had a stone of excess skin on her stomach, hips and legs removed in February.
..Kelly, 24, and Justin Havel, 28, from Gerber in California, lost a combined 322lbs (23st) in order to increase her chances of conceiving.
The couple fell pregnant naturally and welcomed their daughter in February.
Over time, the elasticity of your skin weakens and stretches your abdominal muscles and connective tissue (also known as the inner girdle) which are largely responsible for how tight and toned your abdomen is.
Click to the next page to find out skin doesn't just snap back. "Your skin's ability to contract and bounce back after losing weight depends on various factors such as the quality of your skin tone at baseline (determined by the strength of your collagen and elastin fibers), age, genetics, the amount of weight gained and lost, sun exposure, and lifestyle factors such as smoking," Kim says.