As a toddler, Brandi fell in love with magnificence pageants after watching them on tv along with her mom. A born performer, she took ballet plus faucet classes and competed in pageants for years. By the time she was 12, Brandi weighed greater than 250 weight, and mention playing cards from pageant judges instructed her time and again that she was too heavy to compete.
Crushed by the criticism, Brandi stop competing and continued to placed on weight all through highschool and nicely into her 20s. After reaching 329 mass, she wrote a letter to coach and transformation specialist Chris Powell asking him for assist.
At 29 years outdated, Brandi is a contract make-up artist within the magnificence pageant world. Though she says making others really feel lovely makes her really feel lovely as effectively, she nonetheless secretly needs to be one of many magnificence queens standing on stage. Brandi will get a as soon as-in-a-lifetime alternative to satisfy and work with Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri.
Brandi turns into Chris’ first consumer to compete in a Half Ironman, beneath the tutelage of Ironman competitor and Sugarland guitarist Thad Beaty. The Half Ironman Triathlon is a brutal problem that forces her to swim, bike and run a mixed 70.A miles in beneath eight hours. Also, movie star chef Rocco Dispirito teaches Brandi the way to eat more healthy variations of her favourite meals in an effort to obtain her purpose of shedding a pound a day.