Sara's story

Start weight
17st 7lbs
Lost so far
4st 11lbs
Current weight
12 st 10lbs

How much weight have you lost?

I've lost 4st 11lbs 67lbs 30.4kg.

What prompted your decision to lose weight?

I was on holiday in Salou last October 2018. I've always said my weight never stopped me doing anything, only it did. I love roller coasters and we went to Portaventura theme park and was getting on a roller coaster when there was a delay because they couldn't do the bar up over my stomach.

They did manage to wedge it shut but I didn't feel safe and asked to get off. My husband stayed on. Now this is what changed everything...when he got off I asked if he enjoyed it and he said "it wasn't the same without you, I missed you". That was it for me, it really upset me that I made him feel like that. My weight has never bothered him.

How did you hear about Nutracheck?

A friend mentioned she was using a calorie counting App so I looked on the App Store and picked Nutracheck to try.

Has your weight stayed fairly consistent over the years, or have you always had to manage it?

I've always been a big girl really. I can't remember ever being small, so my weight has always been a problem.

How easy was it to fit the changes you made into your lifestyle?

I've found this the easiest way to lose weight. I've done Weight Watchers - I lost 2st28lbs12.7kg then put it all back on and more. I've found this App super easy to use. The biggest change I've made is portion size - I still eat all the food I love just less of it, as this App teaches you what is in the food you're eating. I've not found it hard or difficult - if I go out for a meal I use my exercise calories so I either still lose weight or stay the same.

How do you feel now compared to before?

I feel so much better now. I don't get out of breath going up the stairs, I go to the gym now and generally feel so much fitter.

Any notable milestones to report?

My milestone was being able to get into a size 18. I know that's still big for some people but that's 2 sizes down for me.

What 3 tips would you give to anyone who has weight to lose?

  1. Lose weight for you.
  2. Track absolutely everything you eat - it really does make a difference.
  3. Exercise. Even if it's walking round the block on your lunch break for ten minutes - it all helps!

Sara has now set a new target - watch this space!

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