Deena Cortese is pumped for Aruba, the beach and her brand new bikini body!

The Jersey Shore star has been working hard to slim down for the past year and she's nearly reached her weight-loss goal.

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"Almost Aruba ready," says Deena, who is gearing up for the Jersey Shore with a quick trip to the Caribbean island.

"Couple more weeks to go! Couple more pounds to lose!"

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Deena began her quest to workout and eat healthier after last summer. In October she told fans she had shed 15 pounds and four dress sizes—from an 8 to a 4!

"My weight was getting out of control, and I knew it was time to do something about it," Deena has said.

Regardless, we think she has always looked great!

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