slimmer's incredible weight loss success
slimmer Chrissie Toleman has lost a huge, life-changing six and
a half stone.
piled on the pounds after starting a new relationship when she gained
four and a half stone in just six months.
tried cutting the size tags out of her clothes to try and hide the
truth about her weight gain. But she didn't initially do anything
to try and reduce her weight because she says she felt happy.
when Chrissie went to her doctor for a health check, she was shocked
to be told that if she continued as she was, she faces a serious
risk of a heart attack by the age of 50.
doctor's warning acted as her trigger for change. "I knew that
I needed to lose weight," she says.
tried lots of things before that had always helped to temporarily
lose weight but I hadn't learnt how to make those changes for life."
when I thought about Slimming World - although I intially felt very
sceptical at first that this would work."
joined Burnham-On-Sea's Slimming World group and was relieved to
see just how friendly everyone was and that her weight would remain
was amazed to hear just how much I could eat and how would it would
still suit my family favourites like roast dinners, cottage pies
the first week of following the plan and keeping myself full, I
was shocked to see I'd lost 8 1/2 pounds."
was finally changing those old eating habits of jars of sauces and
packet foods and swapped to fresh, home-cooked food. I found myself
loving cooking all over again!" says Chrissie.
months on, and 6 1/2 stone lighter, I had a happy Doctor, happy
family and, most of all, a happy me!"
ditched my inhaler, love walking, and have a new lease of life."
has now decided to help others by becoming a local Slimming World
consultant to try and inspire others to slimming success.
is taking over the Burnham-On-Sea group at Jaycroft Road, which
meets every Tuesday at 5pm and 7pm. All are welcome.