*Bubbly daytime television personality, Sherri Shepherd is working it out for her upcoming wedding and maybe a new baby.

“I have to lose as much weight as possible for me to be healthy to carry [a baby],” Shepherd, who will wed Lamar Sally in August, tells PEOPLE of her plans to have more children.

She’s already up in age, 44 that is, but she’s determined to make her new life a good one with her hubby. So she’s working with a personal trainer whose got her on a strict diet and fitness routine.

This new lifestyle change is sure to help her in the long run as she suffers from diabetes and has had issues with fertility in the past.

According to Essence, she’s even gotten celebrity bridesmaids Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Niecy Nash, Kym Whitley and Yvette Nicole Brown to join her fitness reboot.

“We just got back from L.A. rehearsing a choreographed dance for eight hours,” Shepherd says. “Everybody threw out their back. They were tired and bruised!”