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Weight Watchers Weight Loss Goal -50

Thursday, 8 December 2011


I have now lost 57.5lbs which is 4 stone 1.5 lbs!

My weight loss has been slow and I've had a few slip ups (like my birthday) but I'm really happy with what I have achieved this year. I will enter 2012 a much happier and healthier person.

I wasn't unhappy with my life before but I really love my dresses and became so disheartened that most stores didn't stock my size and people have noticed a big difference in my behaviour. I recently bought a dress from River Island and I've not been able to do that for about four years. It may seem like a small thing but I couldn't stop smiling all day. I'm also a lot less shy now, anyone who has met me knows I don't shut up.

Joining Weight Watchers made me realise that I previously had no discipline in my eating habits. I would often eat on the go which meant grabbing the nearest unhealthy snack – and comfort eat as a way of coping with stress. These had all combined to result in my increasing size. I can't say I've struggled or that it has been hard because it hasn't. I'm surprised at how easy it has been, the Weight Watchers plan means that I can eat what I like as long as I plan ahead. I really think about the value of my food now and fill up on low point options rather than snacking on high point food.

Here are some photos of my progress-


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I want to lose another 20-30lbs so I hope there will be another post like this in the not too distant future.

28 comments:

  1. OMG that's amazing, congratulations!!! My motivation has been totally flagging recently but hearing about your success has really spurred me on!
    Congratulations again!
    Much Love
    Roisin Elizabeth
    xoxox

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  2. Wowzers! Huge congrats Gemma :) x

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  3. You look amazing . Congratulations on your fabby weight loss i love your inspirinng posts , I really want to reach a loss of 50lbs by my birthday 28th july i really hope i make it . Your smile is beaming in the piccy WELL DONE XXXXXXX

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  4. woww congratulations! that's awesome!! :D Xx

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  5. Woah Gemma you have done so well, you look amazing you sexual human being! xx

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  6. Wow that is an amazing achievement, you look great!

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  7. Wowwww that's amazing! Your motivation is inspiring - well done! You look fantastic :)

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  8. wooohooo, well done toots, that's amazing - you look fab girl xx

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  9. You are amazing! You look fantastic, well done :)

    xx

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  10. What an amazing achievement, so inspirational xx

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  11. Incredible Gem, well done! :)
    x

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  12. Jeez gem!it's mad because I hadn't really realised just how big the difference is til now!youre an inspiration to us all!what DO you healthily amazing on?I try fruit and things but it's always when at work and I pop to the shop for a snack that I struggle!xxxx

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  13. congratulations! thats actually amazing!
    you've done sooooo well :)
    Rosie xo

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  14. Congratulations! Your smile says it all.

    I've lost nearly 2 stones on WW in about 2 months. It's funny because my scales were faulty and I didn't weigh myself for the last month. The replacement scales came today and I nearly fell off when they said I'd lost another 18 pounds since I last weighed! WW is SO easy. I wish I started this years ago.

    Here's to continued weight loss success for all who seek it! x

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  15. Wow! Congratulations! That's so fantastic! You looked absolutely beautiful before anyway but it's lovely to hear how much better and happier you feel now :)
    x

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  16. You look absolutely fantastic, well done :) x

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  17. Well done lovely! You look absolutely gorgeous xxxx

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  18. Congratulations, you look great xx

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  19. Thank you ladies! It was the right time and I'm feeling much better for it.
    Remember if you need any help with Weight Watchers you can always contact me on twitter - @Gemma_DS
    or email me gemmasouthgate at hotmail dot com xx

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  20. Well done Gemma! I love the lacy dress your wearing :) x

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  21. Congrats!!! I know how amazing it feels! :)

    Victoria - VIPXO - http://www.vipxo.co.uk

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  22. Wow you look brilliabt! Well done, that's an awesome weight loss. And River Island! Can't wait till I can shop there :)

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  23. That's fantastic!!!! Congratulations!!!

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  24. Wow that is an amazing weight loss! I intend to start WW in Jan, I've done it before, it works, but then I had a ton of stress and put it all back on, damn that comfort eating. I hope at the end of 2012 I will be able to brag about my achievements like you are now!

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  25. Congrats! You look hot girl! xox

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  26. You look amazing bb. 57.5lbs is fantastic & I'm so happy for you <3

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  27. YOU GO GIRL! GOOD FOR YOU!

    I want to use weight watchers but it is just too expensive for me :(

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