Jeannie Mai says she gained 17 pounds after ex-husband announced he was expecting baby with girlfriend

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The Real co-host Jeannie Mai is showing off her new curves and has a new attitude about her body goals.

Mai said she’s gained 17 pounds over the past few months and shared a pic on Instagram of her new body thanks to a healthier eating plan and a training program that has helped her to become physically stronger, reports People.

“On the left is the first time I tried on this dress, at a weight I’ve kept for 12 years, 103 lbs,” Jeannie Mai wrote in the Instagram caption.

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“Staying 103 came from my self control to lose “chubby” teenage weight and a stressful idea that my body was built to look best “thin”. As I’m nearing my 40s, I realize that I’ve been thru so much shit mentally and emotionally, why the hell should my body be forced to suffer (from my over controlling ways) too?”

She continued: “So 3 months ago I started a new eating plan and training program and gained 17 lbs. I don’t have a weight goal..just a promise to be as physically Strong as I am mentally Indestructible.”

Mai recently separated from her husband after 10 years of marriage. Her husband Freddy Harteis, posted on Instagram that he is expecting a child with his girlfriend Linsey Toole. The post has been deleted.

While seeing that post may have been a gut-punch, Jeannie Mai is working on turning that pain into gain.

“So far I’m 3 months of eating more, (clean protein and saying Yes to carbs!!), lifting heavy weights (best therapy ever!!) and truly loving all of Me. Not sure where I’m headed but I know I’m gonna look the best I’ve ever looked because I’m spending quality time on ME. Here’s to Mai first #transformationTuesday. What tips you want me to share in my journey? Cuz I’m def learning now that a figure with curves offers interesting angles #summerbodyhereIcome #leanmuscle#StrongisthenewSexy,” she added.

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