Wisbech slimmer wins competition after incredible weight loss

A WOMAN from Wisbech is celebrating after winning a local slimming competition, losing more than six stone in just seven months.

Anna Twidale’s huge loss of 6 stone 6.5lb won her the title of Slimming World Elme Hall Hotel Wisbech’s Woman of the Year 2010.

The 37 year-old dropped from 19 stone to 12 stone 8lb, inspiring fellow slimmers and changing her life.

She said: “Obesity never seems to be out of the news these days and I was afraid that I was fast becoming one of the statistics. I felt constantly tired, unfit and unhappy. My confidence had slipped away years ago.

“This time I’ve changed the way I shop, cook, eat and exercise. I’ve totally changed my attitude to food and activity.

“I really believe that my success is because at Slimming World it’s not about being told what to do, it’s about choosing to change.”

There are already 15 million women in England who are overweight or obese. Predictions are that by 2020 this figure will increase by a further 2.7 million.

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Anyone interested in trying Slimming World should call Jeanette on 01945 861135.