a fall prompted Burnham-On-Sea slimmer to lose over five stone
Burnham-On-Sea slimmer has lost more than five stone of weight after
a fall prompted her to make a change to her lifestyle.
Edwards has dropped from a dress size 24 to a 12 after joining Slimming
World in Burnham.
all started when, after a long drive through France to stay with
friends, Georgina stopped at a local supermarket to stock up with
wine and goodies, and she slipped and fell," says Slimming
World's Hayley Moore.
initially thought that she'd broken her leg, but Georgina wouldn't
let anyone attempt to lift her, insisting she could manage. In fact,
she was worried they'd discover how heavy she was."
was given an X-ray and medication and it was established she had
ruptured her hamstring.
journey back to England was painful, and once home she had to have
physiotherapy on her back and hip and it was also recommended she
should lose weight to help her recovery.
decided to join Burnham-On-Sea's Slimming World group and on her
first week she lost 4lb which gave her such a boost that she immediately
shared the success with her family," said Hayley.
had total support from her friends and family who also enjoy the
Slimming World meals she cooks."
has seen many health benefits - she can walk more, has far more
energy, sleeps better, and has fewer problems with her hips and
Georgina's diets had failed in the past, but Slimming World was
a lifestyle change.
says: "I can eat plenty of 'free' foods, never feel hungry
and lose weight. I feel ten years younger and more confident after
losing 5 stone, 8 1/2 lb."
recently had a health check to get an update on her progress and
was delighted to pass in all areas with flying colours.
currently attends the Friday morning group at Burnham's Baptist
Church in College Street, and says she enjoys the "warm companionship,
support, fun from her consultants and all her lovely friends."
added: "In group, we support each other with the sharing of
recipes - the taster sessions are wonderful which are a great source
of sharing new ideas. Hayley is always in touch with support and
our Facebook page is extremely good. Sharing recipes and blips makes
you feel supported and you aren't on your own."