County Durham slimmer who’s lost eight stone making her nearly half the woman she used to be

From worrying if she would match right into a seat on a plan to dealing with anxiousness about being judged for her dimension, Tracy Green determined one thing needed to change.

Self-conscious, unhealthy and caught in a rut, the 57-year-old self-confessed chocoholic and cheese lover would snack for consolation and shortly started to pile on the load.

Wearing outsized garments to cover her flab, Tracy determined sufficient was sufficient and joined Slimming World.

Now a slither of her former self after dropping from a gown dimension 24 to a dimension 14 in simply eight months.

Tracy is nearly half the girl she was after weighing in at 19 stone 6lbs and now shedding the kilos to step on the scales at 11st 6 lbs.



Tracey Green, 57, of Birtley, at her heaviest weight 19st 6lbs

The retired HR specialist from Birtley stated: “I’ve struggled with my weight for a few years and been a successive yo-yo dieter.

“I used to be working full time and in addition caring for my aged mom, so didn’t really feel I had any time for myself and in addition no time to prepare dinner and put together meals correctly.

“I used to be very low in confidence, pondering that everyone was judging me on my dimension versus the particular person inside. As somebody in my late 50s I nervous about my well being points.

“I nervous that after I went on a aircraft that the seat belt could be tight or certainly might have an extension so air journey turned a aggravating expertise, not the enjoyment of exploring the world it ought to have been.”

After scrapping quick meals and takeaways for wholesome freshly cooked meals, Tracy stated she has discovered a brand new love for various meals.

Every day she now eats fruit and greens, with meals excessive in protein and stated she by no means feels hungry.



Tracey Green, 57, of Birtley, after losing eight stone feels like she's been given a new lease of life
Tracey Green, 57, of Birtley, after shedding eight stone looks like she’s been given a brand new lease of life

And because of her devoted weight-reduction plan she has been given a brand new lease of life feeling a lot more healthy and in a position to reside her life to the total.

She added: “I can stroll a lot additional now and really feel I’ve a lot extra power, total I really feel a lot more healthy.

“I’m now in a position to store the place I need and purchase good garments which is a plus, with out the stress and unhappiness I felt earlier than of getting the embarrassment of issues not becoming or having to be instructed they didn’t do my dimension.

“I’m happier and beginning to really feel much less self-conscious and my confidence is coming again progressively.

“I’m additionally beginning to consider that I could be thinner for all times with this new consuming and exercising regime, it truly feels it could possibly be sustainable, which I’ve by no means felt earlier than.

“Slimming World is a group that helps one another by way of the nice occasions and the unhealthy.”

Tracy attends Slimming World Group each Saturday at Birtley Masonic Hall

To get in contact with the group chief, Julie Melvin name her on 07780119062.

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