Sheffield news Sheffield mum looks unrecognisable after amazing 10st weight loss MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Lauren Hinchliffe decided to lose weight after years of battling with it
Breaking News ! A Sheffield mum lost over half of her body weight after she had struggled with her weight for years. Lauren Hinchliffe decided to lose weight after she ballooned to 21 stone after years of battling with her weight and health. The 30-year-old finally decided that enough was enough when she saw a photograph of herself with her son sat on her knee. When she first saw it she thought her son was sat on a pillow or bean bag but when she looked again she actually realised it was her knee. That was the turning point for her in realising that something had to change. Lauren said: "I had been wanting to lose weight for a long time. "I had always struggled with my weight since being a little girl and I have always been on the bigger side. This photo of Lauren Hinchliffe with her son Benjamin made her want to lose weight (Image: Family handout) "Eventually one thing after another I developed gallstones and other health issues. "In Christmas 2018 I had some photos taken and I was looking through them and I noticed one where my son looked to be sitting on a bean bag, but then I realised he was actually sat on my knee. "I thought to myself that he would be starting school soon and I didn't want to be the overweight mum taking him to school. "So I thought to myself that I had to do something. I started to lose weight on my own at first but eventually I started to struggle.
." So in March 2019 she joined her first group and in the first week Lauren managed to shed seven and a half pounds and then another seven pounds the week after.
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In 10 months she managed to shed an incredible 10 stone in weight. Lauren added: "I just had it in my head that I wanted to lose the weight. "After that it was just so easy to stick to it and for it to drop off. "I can't begin to explaining how amazing I felt after losing the weight. Little things like I actually started to check my reflection in the mirror for the first time in a long time. "It has also made me realise just how bad my mental health was as well. I never used to leave the house, I would leave once a week to go an pick my son up from nursery but that was it.
Lauren looks completely unrecognisable after losing 10 stone
(Image: Family handout)
"Now there isn't a day that goes by that I'm not outside." Lauren became a consultant for Slimming World as she said that she just wanted to pass on how amazing she felt to someone else. Now she runs three classes in the Sheffield area.
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