Elaine Donnelly, from Dunleer, managed to change her life and the way she looked in just 18 months and has not looked back since.
After losing 4 close family members to cancer, Elaine decided that this was her time to give up smoking and ensure she would be there for her own two children.
However Elaine the pounds creeping up as she turned to food to help her give up the cigerettes.
“I have always battled with my weight, from I was a teenager and I have always been the biggest girl in my group of friends”, Elaine said.
In August of last year, after realizing yet another pair of jeans was too small she made the decision that she had to do something and attended her first Slimming World class.
“Even though I was so nervous that Tuesday evening when I walked through the doors of Slimming World, I was met with a warm friendly smile and I knew I was in the right place to lose weight.
“At Slimming World you never have to be hungry, there is a fabulous range of unlimited foods including potatoes, lean meat, pasta and rice to enjoy.”
Just 6 months after she had joined Karen had lost a fabulous 2 stone 9.5lb. and dropped 3 dress sizes.
“The feeling of being comfortable in a size 12 is just fantastic, I’ve got my confidence back, “ said Elaine.
“Bring on the summer clothes, this is the first year ever I have no fear over what to wear.”
Elaine loved Slimming World so much, she has now decided to open the doors of her very own group in Lannteire Pavilions, Dunleer on Wednesday, May 1.
If you would love to lose weight in a fun, healthy way give Elaine a call on 083 0043390.