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At her heaviest, Nevada hairstylist Connor Rensch weighed 271 pounds. Through a combination of diet and exercise, she lost 130 pounds. Now she's become an inspiration to others on Instagram, where she currently has over 37,000 followers.

Rensch looking SO FIERCE before a 2015 bikini competition.
Rensch looking SO FIERCE before a 2015 bikini competition.

In an interview with The Daily Mail, she said she's proud of her stretchmarks, since they're a reminder of how hard she's worked and how far she's come.

Rensch age 19, at 271 pounds.
Rensch age 19, at 271 pounds.