Rockhampton Morning Bulletin:

Wendy Baker looked like a new woman when she sported a strapless ball gown for the first time in her life last weekend.

After losing more than 32kg, the Rockhampton 44-year-old won a new Honda Jazz after she was crowned The Natural Way Slimmer of the Year winner.

Ten members from The Natural Way were nominated Australia-wide this year and Ms Baker was one of four finalists shortlisted, including Rocky’s Wendy Carroll-Coveney.

Ms Baker proudly showed off her hot new body and shared her weight-loss journey as she lived a life of glamour at the Gold Coast.

“We (Wendy and her partner) were on the 21st floor of the Crown Plaza overlooking the ocean, it was incredible,” Ms Baker said in excitement yesterday.

Ms Baker, who used to avoid looking in the mirror when she weighed 107.1kg last April, said it was the first time she stepped into a full-length strapless ball gown.

“I felt like a queen,” she said. Continue reading this story.