The scale didn’t tip in Tumi Oguntala’s favor on the last episode of “The Biggest Loser,” but since leaving the ranch behind, she hasn’t had any problem shedding pounds. In fact, since joining the competition at 319 pounds, she’s dropped a total of 166 — or as she calls it, the equivalent of person.

“And not a skinny person!” she pointed out during a Tuesday morning appearance on TODAY.

Now, at 153 pounds, Tumi’s ready to take on parts of her life that she’s long put off due to her weight.

“I waited to have children because I didn’t want to die early,” she explained, adding that it’s the same reason she postponed her wedding. “If you’re going to give your life to someone, you want the best life you can give. This was my opportunity, and I took it.”

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