Turning point: As a performer (Hudoba is a former opera singer), I knew that rejection after auditioning was a part of the process. But when a casting director told me it wasn't because of my voice or talent but rather weight, I knew something had to change.
Weight-loss tip: Give yourself rewards. My reward is usually a City Cakes salted caramel cupcake. Work hard and play harder. As soon as you deny yourself cheat days, that's when you start having cheat weeks.