Describing the trip as “hell”, the teenager stated that she also went to the gym, counted calories, stopped snacking, and left out lemonade. Additionally, Ariana said she was fasting intermittently and was on a calorie deficit. “So it’s a process. It takes time,” she said.

As difficult as it was, Ariana expressed her delight at having persevered and said, “It wasn’t easy. But it was the best thing I’ve ever done for myself and my body … I’m so happy with myself. I’ve never felt so beautiful. “

And while it’s hard work, Ariana was telling her followers, “Believe in yourself. Do it for yourself. You got this shit!” The 19-year-old advised the critics: “Stop the comments [sic] on people’s bodies and take care of yourself. “