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Inspirational: From Bilbilin to Binibini


The Bb. Pilipinas 2018 grand coronation night is on March 18, 2018 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Cubao, Quezon City.

Few more days to crowning the new Bb. Pilipinas queens, Rosantonette Mendoza, Bb. 18 become the "Most Inspirational" binibini when she shared her journey to winning a Bb. Pilipinas crown and how she lost almost 200 pounds.

“I’ve been joining beauty pageants since I was 15 and the first title that I had was Mutya ng Bacoor in 2007. Beauty pageants made me feel good about myself. It became a venue for self-expression and women empowerment. I was able to connect with other people and inspire them with my life experiences."

“Come 2013, I went on with my beauty queen dreams and joined a provincial pageant. Then came my worst nightmare – I was bashed in social media because I was too ‘fat’ to be a beauty queen. Comments like, “hala, parang nanay na,” “ano ba yan, bat may naligaw jan,” and the likes. I have to admit, it almost ruined me,” she stated.


She stopped dreaming for the crowns until she realized that it isn't over yet.

“I stopped aiming for those crowns. I went on with my life, got myself a pretty cool job at a retail company and even started my own business. I fell in love with food so much, you have no idea. Desserts – I love chocolates! I ate whatever I wanted. As in no control at all. It was December 2016 when it hit me – I was almost 90kgs. I knew I lost it.  I got tired easily, my sugar level was high, had a hard time breathing – lahat lahat na. I was very unhealthy,” she said.

She was inspired by Miss Universe Canada 2016 to be confidently beautiful.

"Then Miss Universe came to the Philippines early 2017. It was Miss Canada, who got my attention. Confidently beautiful with her body. That’s when I realized, it’s not over. Not yet. 

It has always been my dream to become a Binibini. I knew I had to work extra hard for that goal, my last hoorah to join.
I got myself a gym membership, hired a great trainer, prepped meals, diet etc.. lahat ng work out na try ko na ata, bes.

So last day of applications for Binibining Pilipinas 2018. I wasn’t confident. I remembered the 2013 incident, kasi in reality, my body still wasn’t “pageant fit”. But I tried anyway. Wala namang mawawala, " she said.


And she worked hard to becoming a Bb. Pilipinas candidate and win a crown.

“And now, just a few more days until the coronation night, I still can’t believe that I’m writing this as your Binibini 18. I’m still in awe. I’ve learned that it’s good to have dreams. But it’s better to have goals. Work hard and do whatever you can to achieve them! Thank you, Binibining Pilipinas, for giving me this opportunity to inspire other people with my transformation,” she added.

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