Amazing transformation of Wisbech woman who shed nearly eight stone after an MS diagnosis.
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A Wisbech woman has made an amazing transformation after she was diagnosed with MS and knew she would need lifting in and out of wheelchairs in the future.
Pauline Bryant, 58, was diagnosed with MS just before her 50th birthday.
At her heaviest, Pauline weighed 18 stone 1lbs but in an incredible turn around she is now a trim 10st9lb.
Her total weight loss is seven stone 10lb and was made possible by joining Weight Watchers,
When she first got her MS diagnosis Pauline said she was devastated.
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Expecting to be bound to a wheelchair, she decided she needed to help the person that would become her carer - her husband.
She thought about how she would need to be lifted in and out of cars, chairs, beds and how difficult that would be for husband due to her weight.
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Since that time she has changed her eating habits by making sure she cooks her meals from scratch, and sources healthy ingredients.
This has helped her keep the weight off for good as well as daily exercise.
Pauline’s MS at this stage has not progressed and she feels well within herself and she has now become a Weight Watchers leader to help motive and inspire others.
Pauline is now a leader at Weight Watchers and has holds four meetings per week in the areas of March, Wisbech and King’s Lynne with between 50-55 people attend these meetings every week.
One of Pauline’s greatest achievements as a leader is how she helped a young man with Downs Syndrome to lose an amazing 50lbs.
She is very proud of him.
In addition, she cites one her biggest weight losses in her group was 110 stone in one year at Wisbech.