The Se­cret Of My Suc­cess

Pick Me Up! - - SHAPE ME UP! -

NAME: Khara Welsh, 27, Salt­coats.

VI­TAL STA­TIS­TICS: I’ve al­ways been curvy. When I was 13, I was 5ft 9in and a size-10 and got bul­lied for be­ing dif­fer­ent. A con­trol­ling ex didn’t help my self-es­teem and only af­ter our re­la­tion­ship ended did I feel free from judge­ment. But I wasn’t go­ing out much and I started com­fort eat­ing.

MY MO­TI­VA­TION: I’d dread hol­i­days, as I’d have to squeeze my­self into the seat on the plane and then I’d feel mis­er­able.

MY AC­TION PLAN: Last March, I joined Scot­tish Slim­mers. I was shocked to find

I was 18st 3lb, was a size-20/22. I fol­lowed its slim­ming plan and, by eat­ing healthily and watch­ing por­tion sizes, within a month I was

1st lighter! With a lot to lose, I was en­cour­aged to take it one day at a time and make smaller, achiev­able tar­gets. It worked!

LOOK AT ME NOW: I now weigh 13st

9lb, a size-12 – and I feel fan­tas­tic! When

I went on a mate’s hen do to Marbella ear­lier this year, I wore a bikini and felt amaz­ing for the first time. I did this for me and for my health. Now I look in the mir­ror and love the per­son look­ing back at me!­tish slim­

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