It’s official: Deena Nicole has transformed herself into a hot little meatball. Having lost 15 pounds this year and changing her appearance for the better, it’s been a fascinating journey from Season 3 Deena to now. How did she become so unrecognizable?

Let’s take a walk down memory lane to track her progress from meatball to skinny bitch.

1999 (roughly): New Nose
Deena admits that she had a nose job, later revealing to In Touch that she had it done in 7th grade.

March 6, 2012: New Diet
Deena tweets that she’s decided to go on the Fresh Diet, a home delivery system focused on fresh ingredients and portion control.

March 28, 2012: New Face
Deena appears completely unrecognizable, showing up to an event with what looked like a brand new face. She tweets that she hasn’t had any new work done on her face, but she’s simply learned new makeup techniques (such as thinning her eyebrows) to improve her look.

April 3, 2012: New Teeth
Showing off a brand new smile, Deena has oral surgery to get shiny, straight, whitened teeth. She admits that she’s gotten Lumineers.

Credit: Valerie Macon/Getty Images Photo: Deena Nicole at the 2012 VMAs — Getty Image

June 8, 2012: New Body
When Deena shows up to start filming Jersey Shore Season 6, her body looks noticeably thinner and lighter. A weight loss expert filled us in on her toned new figure

August 6, 2012: New Legs
Deena shows off her super-skinny stems, which she clearly loves putting on display for a change. 

September 7: New Hair
Slimmed down Deena shows up to the MTV Video Music Awards with a hot new hairstyle. 

October 3: New Girl
Deena Nicole poses in a red-hot Baywatch swimsuit, showing off the finished product. She told Wetpaint Entertainment that she’s lost about 15 pounds to date, and she’s planning on losing more. We think she looks fine the way she is!

Catch the next new episode of Jersey Shore on Thursday, October 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

Molly Friedman is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @MollyFriedman.

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