Conchata was an American actress. Her full name was Conchata Galen Ferrell. She was born on 28th March, 1943. Her parents were Luther Martin Ferrell and Mescal Loraine. Conchata spent her early childhood in Virginia and then her parents moved to Ohio. Ferrell started her career in 1969 on the stage drama, she was a member of Circle Repertory Company. She worked for decades on different TV shows and films but what made her more famous was her role as a frontier wife in the film Heartland (1979).
Ferrell did a lot supporting and main roles. However, the new generation knows her for her role of “Berta: The Housekeeper” in the TV show “Two and a half man” of CBS sitcom. Ferrell was a regular member of the cast and did work in all 12 seasons from 2003 to 2015. For which she two nominations for Primetime Emmy Award (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a comedy series.
Ferrell married to Arnie Anderson in 1986, she had a daughter named Samantha. Conchata Ferrell died at the age of 77 years on 12th October, 2020. She was admitted at the Sherman Oak Hospital. She died of cardiac arrest and left her fans sad.
Let’s now turn to Ferrell’s weight loss journey and how did she manage to lose so much weight.
Weight Loss Journey Started
Ferrell had a bad habit, which was overeating, her that habit made many hindrances for her career. In an interview, Ferrell mentioned that she would have more success and fame, had she not been overweighed. It is apparent that she lost a lot of roles for this problem.
In her career when she was being cast for a role, the producer said to her that it is not her weight that has earned her this role but it is her ability to play it. However, during her career, Ferrell used her name and fame to fight discrimination against weighted people. At least after missing many opportunities, Ferrell started her journey of weight loss in 2009.
How did Ferrell loss her weight?
Ferrell did not undergo any surgery but she lost her weight by following a well-established diet plan and by doing the workout.
In answering to a question about her weight loss journey, Ferrell described her diet plan as “the hardest thing to do in my life”. As mentioned earlier she was a food lover, indeed, it was a hard job to do for her. However, Ferrell succeeded in her diet plan and followed a very healthy diet. Her diet was composed of vegetables mainly. She restrained herself from all kinds of junk food, especially from fast food. She would eat salad in lunch and dinner daily and in breakfast she would drink bitter melon juice.
We don’t know much of her workout routine but it is known that Ferrell joined a gym where she would go every morning and spent an hour or two. It was these efforts that helped her overcome her weight and lose a tremendous amount of weight.
How much weight did Ferrell lose?
According to Conchata Ferrell, she lost weight of 60 lbs! Ferrell committed herself to weight loss and achieved what she was meant to.
Before and After
It can be seen from the photo that how successful Ferrell were in her journey.
What did She say about her weight loss?
When she asked about her thoughts on her weight loss, Ferrell replied that “I have come to believe that there is nothing you cannot do when you have committed yourself to achieve what you want to.