Sherri Shepherd Drops 25 Pounds After Going 260 Days Without Sugar

The proof is in the “after” photo! Sherri Shepherd posted a picture of herself on Instagram Saturday December 1, proudly showing off the results of eliminating sugar from her diet — and revealing she’s lost more than 25 pounds since March of this year.

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Sherri Shepherd attends Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre Hosts Opening Night Performance of “Quack” at Kirk Douglas Theatre on October 28, 2018 in Culver City, California. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images

“Getting it in!!! Over 260 days #sugarfree … can’t begin to describe how #amazing I feel,” she captioned the image. In the full-length mirror selfie, a slim and smiling Shepherd wears a pair of black Guess over-the-knee boots on top of a pair of camouflage jeans from Centerstage Boutique. She also sported an “I Am a CEO Chick” tank top.

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Getting it in!!! Over 260 days #sugarfree … can’t begin to describe how #amazing I feel. Energy, clarity of thought and mind. Focused … patient w my son. Hearing from God a lot more clearly. Present. I’ve done this slowly and steadily and since March I’ve come down over 25lbs. This is not a fad- it’s my life that is at stake. – It feels so good to feel #good #sherrishepherd #teamhealthy #ketodiva💋 #jesus #grateful (T-shirt – @ceochicks / camouflage jeans @centerstage_boutique / thigh hi boots @guess @macys) – (for a great #keto mentor follow @blackketogirl – she is a wealth of information and has helped me tremendously do #ketogenic the #safe & #healthy way) #keepyoureyesontheprize and the #prize is my #life

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Just as much as the weight loss, the former View host, 51, is enjoying the other health benefits of going sugar free. “Energy, clarity of thought and mind. Focused … patient w my son. Hearing from God a lot more clearly. Present,” she continued in her caption. “I’ve done this slowly and steadily and since March I’ve come down over 25lbs. This is not a fad- it’s my life that is at stake. It feels so good to feel #good”

Shepherd also revealed that she relied on a keto diet lifestyle, a popular celebrity diet choice, to accomplish her goal, including the hashtags #ketodiva and #ketogenic in her post.

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Actress Sherri Shepherd attends the screening of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” hosted by The Cinema Society on February 13, 2018 in New York City. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

The actress has been open about her weight struggles in the past, and tracked her progress on her Instagram, @sherrieshepherd, over the course of 2018. In a July interview on The Wendy Williams Show, Shepherd credited her son Jeffrey for inspiring her health journey. “Sometimes you go through stuff and you want to just grab something sweet,” she said. “Ex-husbands, things like that. And I was doing that and Jeffrey was in the backseat, Wendy, and I was eating something I wasn’t supposed to. He said, ‘Mommy, if you die, who’s going to be my bodyguard?’ I said, ‘What are you talking about?’ ‘Who’s going to watch me?’ And literally I said, ‘Sherri, you’ve got to do something different.’”

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