In this video, six women who have achieved incredible weight loss—Heather McNally, Ashley Donahoo, Francelina Morillo, Brooke Birmingham, Dacia Root, and moderator Jo Ann Valle, MSW—open up about not just the perks of having a smaller pant size, but the more unexpected benefits of weight loss. To see more from their roundtable discussion, visit our Journey After the Journey hub and check out their feature in the Jan/Feb issue of Shape!