Actress Soleil Moon Frye shocked everyone with her inspiring weight loss. The mom of three has recently been photographed sporting a bikini after losing a tremendous weight of 40 pounds and with her transformation, she called on to her fellow mothers to 'feel good about themselves.'
"… carrying the extra pounds started to weigh me down – literally," Frye explained. "I want to encourage moms to feel good about themselves. I think it's important to empower ourselves. We have kids and we love our kids. But we still have ourselves. And I want to feel like the best version of myself."
The 38-year-old actress started to put on weight when she began having children 10 years ago. After giving birth to her third child, Frye's weight problem worsened. She recalled that four months after her son was born, people thought that she was still pregnant because of her weight.
"I think four times in one week people were asking, 'When are you due?'" Frye said.
Knowing that she had to do something about her weight, the actress turned to her former co-star Melissa Joan Hart. Hart is also a mother of three and is a Nutrisystem ambassador. She recommended the diet program to Frye who started in May 2014.
Frye raved about how much she loved her new diet. She claimed that she does not feel deprived at all despite the drastic change. "It has something for every one of my cravings. And it's just about making smart choices. I don't want to go on a crash diet. I want to sustain this. I needed something that I could actually do and stay healthy," she said.
The diet also allowed her to set a good example to her children. Frye said that she didn't want to be the kind of mother who 'starves' herself in front of her kids. "I really want my girls to have a healthy image to look to," Frye explained. "I don't want to be the mom that's like, 'I can't have any ice cream.' So the girls eat their ice cream sandwiches and I eat my Nutrisystem ice cream sandwiches. It's been fun!"
Frye is popular for playing the role of Punky Brewster in the 1980s. She also starred in Sabrina the Teenage Witch. At the present, she is married to Jason Goldberg. They have two daughters, Poet and Jagger, and a son, Lyric.