Crystal Hefner shares racy bikini pic after removing her breast implants

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Crystal Hefner Shares First Bikini Picture Since Having Her 'Toxic' Implants Removed

Back to her old self! Crystal Hefner is not shy about showing off her body after she revealed that she had her breast implants removed due to serious health complications.

"The new me. Happier and healthier. Using 2016 to reclaim my health and embrace and love myself for the real me. Thank you for the overwhelming support on my post yesterday, I love you," Hefner, 30, captioned a pic of herself in an American flag bikini.

WATCH: Crystal Hefner Removed Breast Implants After They 'Slowly Poisoned' Her

The model and wife of Hugh Hefner is on her way to a healthier life after suffering from a series of serious of medical issues, which she believes stemmed from her toxic breast implants. In a lengthy post on Tuesday, she outlined her silent suffering and revealed that she had the implants removed.

Crystal Hefner shows ''The New Me'' after removing breast implants

"I've had days in 2016 when I couldn't get out of bed," she wrote. "I've felt such despair knowing life was happening all around me but I couldn't participate."

Crystal used old photos to keep an active social media presence and was forced to miss out on photo shoots and a summer DJ residency due to her severe symptoms.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Hugh Hefner (L) and model Crystal Hefner attend the annual Halloween Party, hosted by Playboy and Hugh Hefner, at the Playboy Mansion on October 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Playboy)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: Television personality/DJ Crystal Hefner arrives at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino during the resort's Rehab pool party on September 20, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steven Lawton/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 13: Crystal Hefner arrives at Rehab at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on June 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mindy Small/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 13: Playboy playmates Amanda Vanderpool, Crystal Hefner and Carly Lauren arrive at Rehab at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on June 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mindy Small/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 24: Crystal Hefner attends the Los Angeles Mission Christmas Eve Event for Skid Row Homeless at Los Angeles Mission on December 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 10: Television personality/model/DJ Crystal Hefner arrives at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino during the resort's Rehab pool party on May 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 10: Television personality Marta Krupa (L) and her sister, television personality and model Joanna Krupa arrive at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino during the resort's Rehab pool party on May 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 13: Model Crystal Hefner attends the 29th Annual AIDS Walk LA on October 13, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodrigo Vaz/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 31: Sister-in-law's model Caya Hefner (L) and television personality/model/DJ Crystal Hefner arrive at the Sapphire Pool & Dayclub as Crystal hosts Labor Day weekend on August 31, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 31: Television personality/model/DJ Crystal Hefner arrives at the Sapphire Pool & Dayclub to host Labor Day weekend on August 31, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 25: Television personality/model Crystal Hefner arrives at the Sapphire Pool & Day Club during Memorial Day weekend on May 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steven Lawton/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 25: Television personality/model Crystal Hefner arrives at the Sapphire Pool & Day Club during Memorial Day weekend on May 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steven Lawton/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 09: Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner (R) and his wife Playboy Playmate Crystal Hefner (L) attend the 2013 Playmate Of The Year announcement at The Playboy Mansion on May 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 25: Model Crystal Hefner appears at the Sapphire Pool & Day Club's Memorial Day weekend celebration on May 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff R. Bottari/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 09: Playmate Crystal Hefner (L) and Founder of Playboy Enterprises Hugh Hefner attend the 2013 Playboy Playmate of the Year announcement and reception held at The Playboy Mansion on May 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 09: Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner (R) and his wife Playboy Playmate Crystal Hefner (L) attend the 2013 Playmate Of The Year announcement at The Playboy Mansion on May 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 04: Television personality/model Crystal Hefner arrives at the Sapphire Pool & Day Club grand opening party on May 4, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/WireImage)
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Now she is on the slow road to recovery.

"My implants took 8 years to make me this sick, so I know it will take time to feel better," she continued. "I also have other illnesses to address, but with the toxic bags removed, my immune system can focus on what it needs to."

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