Lindsay: Cooking helped me feel more confident!
"Joining WW was the first step to a healthier lifestyle"
Start weight: 15st 11lb | Weight loss: 6st 1lb
Current weight: 9st 10lb
Height: 5' 5" | Age: 34
Studio: St John’s Training Centre, Newmarket
Wellness Coach: Jess Moore, Helen Self
Working as a hospitality assistant
means unsociable hours, and I’d spend them snacking on crisps, chocolate and sweets, often ending my evening shift with a ready-meal at home. Even on days off, I’d tuck into huge portions of pasta. My weight crept up, until I was living in baggy clothes and hiding away from cameras on holiday.
was the first step to a healthier lifestyle. I was terrified and worried I was too stuck in my ways, but my Coach helped me understand that planning is key. I started to meal plan, batch cook and make healthy snacks for work. I even bought a few recipe books and gadgets, like a soup maker, to stay inspired in the kitchen.
Getting my eating habits
under control changed my life. I cook all the time now, and making smarter choices helped me get to goal. I’m also more confident. After reaching goal, I went to a friend’s wedding and was comfortable posing in photos with the girls. It felt amazing – I’m never going back!