23-year-old mom halves her 115kg weight by stopping fast food

Brit woman wanted to enjoy my youth

A 23-year-old British mother managed to nearly halve her 115-kg weight by stopping fast food and other unhealthy meals.

Alisha Halliwell from the Northwestern town of Wigan wore a size 24 in clothes, and felt her size was stopping her from enjoying her youth.

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But since joining a slimming club, Alisha has managed to completely transform her appearance and has so far halved her body weight.

The nail technician told the Daily Mail: ‘I hated the way I looked. I wanted to enjoy my youth and being overweight stopped me from being outgoing. My diet was terrible. I would just eat junk food and would do no exercise at all.

“When I started to diet I used to get upset and say ‘I can’t do it’ because I didn’t like anything other than junk food, but now I hate it!”

Alisha now wears a size 10 clothes and said her life has ‘dramatically changed’.

She added: ‘I can now go out and feel confident and enjoy being in company whereas before I was always embarrassed and self conscious….

“I can walk for a long period of time now whereas before my feet would throb because of the excess weight I was carrying. And it sounds silly but now I can jump up out the bath, before it was so heavy to pick myself up. It is amazing what losing weight can do.”

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She said some people told her that they have put a photo of her on their cupboards to stop them from going in them to eat.”

“For a 23-year-old mom I think my weight loss is an amazing achievement….not everyone can lose nearly nine stone and embrace it. It is one of the most difficult things to do but I have done it.”



Dubai Gazette