Michelle Heaton has stunned fans as she shared her incredible body transformation to mark eight months of sobriety.
Former Liberty X star Michelle, 42, had addicted to cocaine and alcohol before she entered rehab last year.
Now, the star has turned her life around and marked her eight month sobriety anniversary "filled with hope" as she showed off her fitness transformation.
Michelle shared snaps of herself on her Instagram page, showing her in a sports bra and a pair of knickers.
The first snap of the left shows Michelle on the first day of her stint at The Priory rehab centre.
While the second image placed next to the first picture shows Michelle looking happier and healthier after eight months of sobriety.
She opened up to her 305,000 followers in the caption about her journey so far.
Michelle, who admitted she was "nervous" to celebrate her first sober Christmas, said: "So.. 2021 for me was a whole load of different things. But it turned out to be the best year of my life – a life beyond my wildest dreams. And with that me & @hughhanley are working on helping others change their habits and lifestyle starting in the coming months so look out for our news!
"But, today, Not only am I greatful for achieving 8 months sobriety, but my body, mind and soul has been replenished with love. I had to learn to love myself to become well again!"
Describing the image of herself before her transformation, Michelle said: "The first photo was taken the first day I went into the @priorygroup 27th April 2021."
She explained she felt "scared, alone" and had "no hope" and was also "grey and swollen from a failing liver and pancreas.
Michelle then said she now feels "happy" and "self loved and self care" as well as "filled with hope" and plenty of "energy, ambition and healthy".
The star, who previously shared shocking pictures from her addiction battle, also explained her motivations behind her decision to post the snaps.
"I wanted to document my journey for myself and now I’m ready to show what the body can do with hard work and a clear mind," she said.
Michelle later added: "This is not so much a #fitness post .. it’s about a journey, it’s about recovery.
"Anything is possible if you want and work for it !
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"I don’t have any resolutions this year, because All I need right now is my health, my sobriety, my friends back and a family that doesn’t have to worry about me anymore.
"This time last year I didn’t have any power to even make any.. I just prayed for another day."
She then ended her powerful message to fans with: "Make today count.
"What’s on your list? Share reflection and hope please".
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