In 2015 (photo shown on the left), O’Neill wrote that she “underate, overtrained, and genuinely didn’t have a bloody clue.”
She looked emaciated, borderline anorexic, and had a lackluster amount of energy in her daily life.
“I started my journey by drastically eliminating ‘bad foods’ from my diet […] and doing regular cardio,” O’Neill wrote in a blog post last year. “But as I began investigating and reading more, I began to understand that to really achieve my goals, which essentially was to become stronger and more toned, I’d have to do things a bit differently. Essentially lift heavy things and eat a bit more.“