Happy, Sad, Shocking, Hilarious, Heartbreaking, Gritty & Dramatic...SoundBITES Behind The Bliss chronicles the weight loss journey of Daphne "Miss Daphne" Mahotiere from a "fly on the wall" perspective of private therapy sessions. Tipping the scales at nearly 400lbs, Miss Daphne underwent gastric bypass surgery in 2000 and lost 230lbs in 18 months and has maintained her weight loss for over 8 years. Little did she know that life would not turn out to be a bed of roses when she became a "normal" size. From self-destruction to self-love, SoundBITES Behind The Bliss reveals how Miss Daphne turned tragic life events such as abuse, abortion, rape, miscarriage & multiple suicide attempts into personal triumphs. Miss Daphne has been featured on the television show "I Lost It " on Discovery Health in addition to numerous blogs and radio shows. She is passionate about multiple causes such as childhood obesity, gay rights, weight discrimination, sickle cell anemia, autism, and domestic abuse. Miss Daphne's mission for all is to inspire love from within and maximize self-worth as the foundation for true bliss, one jean size at a time. Miss Daphne is an author, motivational speaker, and host of The Thick & Lovin It Show.