Meet Sharon Zmyewski, a 52-year-old wife and mom from Palmerton, Pa., who lost 106 pounds on Nutrisystem!

Originally weighing in at 265 pounds, Sharon says her life was “miserable” and credits her mother’s death at age 50 for her determination to lose a significant amount of weight before she celebrated her own 50th birthday.

“I had a lot more living to do,” she tells ‘Closer.’

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