No longer hiding – Evans decided to lose weight after her 30th birthday weekend in Las Vegas in September 2012. At the time she weighed 248 pounds.
No longer hiding – On the Las Vegas trip, Evans said her thighs were constantly chafing, and she hated how she looked in every photo.
No longer hiding – Evans, left, started walking, then running. A few months later she was encouraged by her progress.
No longer hiding – Evans credits most of her success to running. She participated in the "Run or Dye" race in Shreveport on September 7, 2013.
No longer hiding – As the pounds fell off, Evans gained more confidence, posing for this photo before going to church in 2013.
No longer hiding – Evans was down to 145 pounds on February 14 during the NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.
No longer hiding – By May 31, Evans had lost a total of 120 pounds.
No longer hiding – Evans, left, says somewhere along her journey, she "fell in love with running." Here, she participates in the Red River Road Runners Summer Fun Run on June 5, weighing 125 pounds.