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Former Real Housewives of New Jersey and future Manzo'd With Children star Caroline Manzo is currently working on transforming her body in a big way — the already-hot mama is looking to drop 30 pounds using the good ol' fashioned technique of eating right and working her butt off (literally)! Caroline is already nine pounds down, and given how committed she seems, we're sure she'll make her goal.

While a 30-pound drop would certainly be a big change for Caroline (or anyone!), her current weight loss kick won't be the first time we've seen the reality star transform herself. In a fit of nostalgia, we took a look back at some early Season 1 shots of Caroline, and we realized she's already changed her look in a big way since we first met her.

Reality stardom hasn't seemed to change who Caroline is much — she's still the no-nonsense mama bear we came to love in Season 1 — but she's definitely upped her style game.

A picture is worth a thousand words, and the pics above tell the whole story. On the left, you have a shot of Caroline back in 2009 when we first met her. She was definitely one hot mama, but she looks like what she was: a Jersey matriarch just starting to emerge into the spotlight. On the right is a more recent pic of Caroline. She's got a cool new haircut, and a much fresher, younger style. Love it!

Do you think Caroline's style has changed a lot? Let us know in the comments below!

Rebecca Martin is an Associate Editor at Wetpaint Entertainment and our resident Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, and genre TV expert. Follow her on Twitter and Google+!