Down 150 pounds, lifetime dieter feels 'unstoppable'

Story highlights

  • Danyeil Durrant started to lose weight to prevent a heart attack
  • She works out at the gym daily and inspires others to do the same
  • "I am very proud of my muscles," she says

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(CNN)Danyeil Durrant was 10 years old when she first began dieting. She had no idea she would be wrestling with her eating habits for the next three decades.

In 2012, after years of alternating between dieting and splurging, Durrant had gone from "chubby little girl" to a morbidly obese woman. The 5-foot-2 paralegal from Sebastian, Florida, weighed 363 poun