Before beginning her fitness journey, Gabriella Falco, 24, didn’t have the best relationship with food or with the gym. She told POPSUGAR that in high school, she tried to stay as active as she could. She was involved in sports and went to the YMCA whenever she could and loved Zumba. But when she went off to college, the excitement of being on her own combined with the stress of school made her gain weight. Keep reading to learn her inspiring story, how she lost 50 pounds in three years, and how she completely transformed her body and mind.