Talk about a success story!
Genie Francis, most famously known for her portrayal of Laura Spencer on the long-running ABC soap opera General Hospital, looks absolutely amazing these days after losing an impressive 30 pounds!
Genie Francis: 2007 and 2015 (Photo Credit: Getty Images; Nutrisystem)
In a new interview with 'People,' the actress opened up about her weight loss journey and how Nutrisystem helped her achieve her goals.
No stranger to diets, Genie says Nutrisystem seemed like the right path to take, explaining, "I wanted something different this time. A lot of the diets I've been on have been extreme and taught me how to starve myself. But this has taught me how to feed myself."
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Along with a new nutritional mindset, the star — whose character famously married Luke on the show in 1981 — also incorporated exercise.
"The first five weeks I dragged myself to that gym, I didn't want to do it," said the 52-year-old, who began gaining weight gain due to menopause and raising two kids. "But then something flips and you want to go."
The soap opera star, who works out five times a week — three of those with a trainer, doesn’t plan on stopping there as she plans on losing an additional 20 pounds!
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She says proudly, "The weight loss and toning up is almost secondary to me now because I need it just to feel good."
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