Samantha loses four stones
Mum lost over four stones with points plan
AN INSPIRATIONAL mother-of-two has told of how she shed more than four stone after watching her self-confidence fall to an all-time low.
Samantha Marsden, from Broughton Astley, lost a massive 4st 4.5lbs, falling from a dress size 16 to a size 10, after embarking upon the Weight Watchers diet.
The painter and decorator, who has two children aged six and two, said that she was inspired to lose weight after becoming the “big one” of her friendship circle.
Her amazing ment came years of low and battles weight.
She said: “I had a friend who was following a different diet plan, when she became a lot smaller than me it gave me the massive push I needed.
“I became the ‘big’ one in the group and I didn’t like it.
“It was my mother-inlaw who inspired me to achievefollowing self-esteem with her keep the weight off.
“She’d always encourage me to go for walks with her. She’s very supportive.
“I feel amazing and what’s more is I’m not tired running around after the kids. And I don’t feel embarrassed anymore when we take them swimming.
“Finally people notice me. You’d be surprised, just because of the size of someone how society ignores them.
“I’m looking forward to wearing my bikini on holiday in September.”
Sam, aged 29, says that she has always battled with her weight, and was often told she was “fat” when growing up.
She was also in an abusive relationship for three years, causing her selfesteem to plummet even further.
However, it was when Sam, who now has a loving husband, gave birth to her first child at 22 that her weight really shot up.
She said that her secret to success was simply sticking to the famous points system.
She added: “I simply tracked what I was eating every day and stuck to the point system, it really was that simple.
“I’ve now stopped eating the wrong foods and fill myself up on fruit and veg - don’t get me wrong, I still love a takeaway every week.”
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Sensational Samantha before and after she lost over four stones with Weight Watchers