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Success Stories - Archive
Amanda Ford
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2014!
It was the first week in September 2012 and I had reached the lowest point I’d ever known. All day on the Sunday I was crying uncontrollably, then I realized later in the day why. It was how I looked, how I felt, I had just turned 48 years old and I felt like I was dying….
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Carol Cross
Weightcare's SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2013
After years of yo-yo dieting I decided I would never go on a diet again. However over the years my weight continued to increase, until I became almost disabled because of it. I was out of breath all the time and constantly tired. Everything was an effort.
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Gemma Whysall
Weightcare's SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2012
Gemma had always been big but the situation got worse when she went off to university – living on pizza, macaroni cheese and red wine. By her graduation she was a size 26.
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Kate Merriman
Weightcare's SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2010!
My weight problem has been an issue all my life. It started when I was 7 years old and a school nurse said that I was half a stone overweight and that my Mum should put me on a diet.
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Mick Hughes
Mick's Health Has Improved Dramatically

I have been overweight for most of my life. I have tried to lose weight by myself and tried several different diet plans. I suppose to be truthful I have always done it half heartedly......
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Nadine Beaman
Weightcare's SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2011
Over the years Nadine had tried every diet going. She had been to every slimming club, tried meal replacements, cabbage soup, eggs and grapefruit, slimming pills – you name it, she had tried it.
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Richard Watts - Weightcare's SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2007!
Super Slimmer Richard lost 10stone in less than a year
I have always loved football and a small group of us decided to form a 5 aside football team. Even though I was overweight I always considered myself to be reasonably fit (or so I thought). When the team shirts were given out mine was the largest possible but even that didn't fit!!
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Wendy Middleton-Smith
Weightcare's SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2009!!
I have been struggling for years to get rid of my excess weight and got back from my hols last April at 12 stones 12lbs, a weight I seemed to be stuck at. I was very demoralised and depressed and struggled to socialise....
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Boo Robb
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2011 RUNNER-UP
In 1994, Boo lost 6 stones at our Bedworth class and felt on top of the world. Boo thought she had been cured. No one told her that getting to Target wasn’t the end of her battle....
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Hayley Allen
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2013 FINALIST
It was my birthday in January this year and as usual I was going on a girl’s night out. I bought a new top in size 18, in a style I thought would feel good and suit me. But as the night came to celebrate I just didn’t feel comfortable.
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Helen Ball
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2014 Finalist
I have struggled with my weight all my life and often avoided doing things because of my size. I have always loved fashion but this passion was limited to shoes and handbags, the only things I could guarantee would fit. Clothes shopping was limited to plus size shops online, nothing like I would love to have worn.
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Mary Brooks - TOP 10 SLIMMER 2008
Mary Looks Forward To A Healthy Future

I have had a problem with my weight for as long as I can remember. The crunch time came for me last year when I was rushed into hospital to the coronary care unit....
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Sarah Wood
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - 2nd PLACE!
I feel energetic, enthusiastic and I am enjoying life to the full, although it hasn’t always been that way. At the beginning of January 2008 I felt fat, frumpy and fed-up.
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Stuart Bywater
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2012 RUNNER-UP
Stuart had decided it was time to shed a few pounds as he was having to buy bigger clothes and daily tasks were becoming difficult – even just putting on his shoes was an effort!


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Sue Auckland
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - 2nd Place
I was lucky in the fact that I never had a weight problem when I was younger. Then, 12 years ago, when I got married - happiness and contentment came with a 4 stone excess!!
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Sue Everitt - SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2007 2nd PRIZE WINNER
Sue's success has led to a new career
I joined Weightcare after a very embarrassing incident at a football match. As I went to go through the turnstiles I got stuck - people were very rude and were calling me names and I started to cry, I was so upset and ashamed.
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Alison Tudhope
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2012 FINALIST
After losing 2 stones with Weightcare in 1994, Alison’s weight was once again increasing but she just couldn’t control her eating habits.


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Emma Thornhill
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2011 FINALIST
Emma’s confidence was at an all time low and she had stopped going out with her friends because she felt so ashamed of the way she looked.
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George Walton - TOP 10 SLIMMER 2008
George Inspires Others

My story begins in mid 2007, when I was classed by my GP as obese - which to someone who has been fit for a large part of their life became the reality of what I had become and I was shocked....
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Jean Morris
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2013 FINALIST
After all the Christmas festivities in January 2011 I was feeling very overweight. My best friend was feeling the same and asked if I would join Weightcare with her. I said no! I liked my food too much!
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Lorna Deans - SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2007 3rd PRIZE WINNER
Lorna is healthier and happier than ever before
The first time I stood on the scales at my Weightcare club I had no idea what was coming - they read 17 and a half stones.
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Sue Williams
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - 3rd PRIZE!
I had been overweight almost all my life. I was a fat child and a fat teenager and can remember dreading PE at school. I was always the one that came last in the races and the one that was last to be picked for team games. When all the other teens were out socialising I sat at home eating!
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Tracy Lewis
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2014 Finalist
I have been a member of Glynis’s Nuneaton group, on and off, for 20 years. This has been a long journey and I have reached the time of life where I am not prepared to return to the yo-yo dieting of the past. The oldest Weightcare book I have is from 1994 when I reached Target for the first time in September 1995.
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Becky Smith - TOP 10 SLIMMER 2008
Becky Is Having The Time Of Her Life

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’, and that’s precisely what I’m doing again now, since landing the lead female role in a show called ‘Back To The 80’s’. I should explain that I sing this song in the show and it aptly describes the life that I am able to live again after losing over four and half stones.....
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David Lapper
David is totally transformed
I have been a big chap for a long time. Even at school I was the largest in the class. Carrying my excess weight caused me to get out of breath, tired and cranky all the time. When the creaks in my hips became worse I went to the doctors and I had to have a hip replacement.
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Dawn Barrs
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2012 FINALIST
Dawn had struggled with her weight for a long time and at a size 22-24, life was very depressing and restricting. She was constantly embarrassed when she went out. Dawn had also been diagnosed with a condition called Chiari – where the skull grows and pushes the brain into the neck and spinal chord.


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James Middleton
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - Special Achievement Award
My name is James, I am 38 years old and I am married with 2 children and a grand daughter. For me my story began the day I went shopping for a new pair of jeans. I had always been a 34” waist, but on this day a 38” did not go anywhere near!
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Janet Higgs
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2011 FINALIST
It was the photograph of herself at her mum’s 90th birthday that made Janet realise that something had to be done! She joined Weightcare with the goal to lose 3 stones...
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Margaret Taylor
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2014 Finalist
I began this journey on January 6th 2013. With much trepidation I joined the Weightcare group in Syston and was shocked and embarrassed when I stepped on to the scales and weighed just 3lbs short of 18 stones. It was certainly going to be some journey!
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Sheila Williams
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2013 FINALIST
“You will always be big, you take after your Dad” I’ve heard this so often throughout my life and so that’s what I accepted for 60 years!
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Suzanne Jones
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - FINALIST
The waist was expanding, the face was getting rounder and the hips were wider and painful. What do I do? DIET!! That’s easier said than done, I can’t say no to a chocolate éclair, but I had to do something.
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Hayley Maxfield
Hayley now looks forward to the future
Did I have a weight problem? I told myself no, but deep down inside I knew I did. Every time I bought new clothes I had to buy the next size up, but I kept telling myself I looked OK.
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Janet Manders
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - FINALIST
The old saying “I wish I had done it years ago…” I have heard it so many times, but how I really wish I had. Over the years I was just getting bigger and bigger, more and more tired.
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June Chase
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2012 FINALIST
In August 2010 when the doctor advised June that she needed to go onto tablets for this and that, she decided it was time to lose some weight. He gave her 6 months to prove herself and she managed to lose 2 ½ stones in that time.


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Kelly Porter
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2011 FINALST
Kelly and her partner decided to start planning for their wedding. They booked the church and the venue and everything seemed to fall into place. That was until she started looking for the wedding dress...
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Lynsey Preston
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2014 Finalist
Before I thought about joining Weightcare I could feel myself getting bigger and bigger. I have 3 children aged 9, 6 and 2 and I couldn’t run around after them as I got so out of breath. I felt shattered just walking up the stairs. All I did all day was sit down and eat what I wanted, chocolate was my favourite.
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Mandy Burtenshaw
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2013 FINALIST
I have always been big!! I’ve tried every diet under the sun, slimming clubs, pills, acupuncture, even hypnosis. Everything worked for a little while but I’d give up and end up putting back on what I’d lost and more.
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Moyra Large
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - FINALIST
I decided it was time to do something about my weight when i saw some photos my friends had tken on our holiday to Australia....
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Tammy Bird
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - FINALIST
I joined Weightcare when my friend Rocky told me she had joined 3 weeks previously and loved it. I have 2 children and at 5 foot 1 inch and well over 13 stones I felt 50, not 30.
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Amanda Brown
Amanda shakes her pom-poms
I was a normal sized child and teenager due to all the sports I did. It wasn't until after I had my two children that my weight really ballooned.
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Clare Carter-Woodward
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2013 FINALIST
I’ve been struggling with my weight all my life. The only time I can remember being slim was when I was a small child, up until about the age of 6. Because of my weight I never really felt I fitted in with people my own age when I was growing up.
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Deborah Newton
Weightcare Slimmer of the Year 2014 Finalist
In 2013 my brother announced that he would be getting married in August 2014. Despite my best intentions I just couldn’t lose my added pounds on my own for the wedding day. In January this year the girls at work said they were starting a ‘fat club’ and would I like to join?
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June Parker - TOP 10 SLIMMER 2008
June Is Healthy, Mobile & Feels Fantastic

I’ve been overweight all my life. As a child my brothers and school friends called me fatty. If photographs were ever being taken I was the one standing behind a tree with my head popping round it or I would put someone in front of me to try and hide my body....
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Sam Cassidy
SLimmer of the Year 2009 - FINALIST & Winner of the Highest Weight Loss Award!
From the age of about 4 I started to become a chubby child. Throughout school I had to put up with the name calling and bullying that goes with being a bigger girl. All of my friends were thinner than me, so I have always felt uncomfortable and “different” around them; especially changing for PE, it was so embarrassing.
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Sarah Brinkley
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2011 FINALIST
The final straw came for Sarah in January, 2010 when on a flight to Ireland she struggled to do up her seat belt. She vowed that she would never be one of those people who had to ask for an extension for their belt.
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Toni Pegg
Weightcare SLIMMER OF THE YEAR 2012 FINALIST
Toni hadn’t realised how the pounds had crept on until her brother got married in Cyprus. When she saw the wedding photos she felt sick and angry that she had allowed herself to become so big.


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Wendy Peters
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - FINALIST
There I was, size 18 and gaining, feeling fat, frumpy and unfit. My friend started the Weightcare slimming class 2 weeks earlier and was losing weight really well....
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Annette Morton
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - FINALIST
I first became a member of Weightcare in 1990 and lost about 3 stones but within a month of getting into my size 12 jeans I was pregnant with my son, who is now 18. After having him I didn’t really bother about losing too much weight… and then I had my daughter in 1996.
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Blanche Briers
Blanche has a new lease of life
I have always been overweight, even as a young child I was bullied and endured lots of awful name calling because of my size. Growing up being fat isn't easy, it always prevented me from living life to the full.
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Helen McMullin
Weightcare LIFE-TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Helen has struggles with her weight since her teens. Working as a nurse didn’t help, irregular shift patterns made sticking to any sort of diet difficult. At her heaviest Helen weighted 35 stones. Her health began to suffer. She went along to her GP and this prompted Helen to try Weightcare.
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Lorraine Palmer
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - FINALIST
One of the main reasons I chose to slim was after gaining around 3 stones during my pregnancy. After my daughter was born I still ate as if I was eating for two and so the baby weight didn’t disappear and I was still 3 stones heavier.
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Louise Wakeford-Davy - TOP 10 SLIMMER 2008
Louise Feels On Top Of The World

For my 40th birthday we took family and friends out for a meal. I wanted something really nice to wear which I eventually found about a week before our night out. It was a lovely blouse which I did think I looked good in – well as good as you can look in a size 26....
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Colin Rex
Colin... no longer an XXL
Three years ago I met my fiance Kate and moved to Market Harborough. Our relationship was great but both of us were very concerned about my weight as we didn't want my health to suffer. Kate and her Mum suggested I join Weightcare. However, as a man, I felt too embarrassed to go, but followed the Unit Slimming Plan from home.
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Sarah Littlewood
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - FINALIST
I was 13½ stones and feeling down. I knew I had a weight problem but I didn’t want to admit it to myself. I had recently had a daughter and thought that she was the best excuse I had to keep on eating what I liked.
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Sue Wilkes - TOP 10 SLIMMER 2008
Sue Has Taken Years Off The Way She Thinks & Feels
As a young child aged six or seven I suffered with a weight problem. My friends could eat whatever they wanted – sweets, crisps, cakes, chocolate – but I couldn’t, my weight would just pile on. This would then affect me playing sports at school: I was very self conscious in the changing rooms and did everything to avoid the showers.....
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Claire Wood
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - FINALIST
After having my second child I was constantly using the excuse “I’ve just had a baby” as my reason for being overweight. When my daughter reached her 1st birthday I decided something just had to be done!
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Jackie Freer
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - FINALIST
At work there was a mirror on the wall on the exit to the ladies loo. I got to the stage that I could not look in the mirror because I had grown so large I could not believe the fat woman staring back at me was actually me.
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Julie Morrissey
Embarrassment is a thing of the past
It was after an embarrassing incident at a camping and activity weekend that I realised I had to do something about my weight problem. I made a desperate leap for the only large sleeping bag on offer and grabbed it as though I had won the lottery with everyone looking at me. I just wanted the ground to open up and swallow me.
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Lucy Kendrick - TOP 10 SLIMMER 2008
Lucy Has Gone From Frumpy Mum To Glam Mum

I was 14 and a half stones and feeling miserable. I had just had my daughter and I was convinced that although I had ‘pigged out’ throughout my pregnancy I would be fine as soon as I had given birth. No such luck!! I had never been so big in my life and I hated every minute of it.....
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Julie Smith
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - FINALIST
I work in Sainsbury’s Bakery department – surrounded by food all day long! I used to pick at food all day long then get home and order takeaways late at night because I was just too lazy to cook!
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Michaela Spurling
Michaela Has Won The Battle

I have always battled with my weight. 25 years ago I thought that I was finally winning the battle after losing a lot of weight. This boosted my confidence and I went on to meet and marry my husband and then have a lovely daughter. Over the years my weight gradually increased and with this my confidence fell, I was once again losing the battle.....
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Raymond Riley
Raymond no longer relies on painkillers
In 1990, weighing eighteen stones, I started to experience severe chest pains. This was the start of many health problems.
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Sonia Watts
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - FINALIST
From quite a young age I’ve struggled with my weight. I seemed to have inherited it from my Mum’s side of the family. I have tried all types of diets to try and get my weight down to a comfortable size but have failed on numerous occasions.
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Mark & Lauren Rous
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - SPECIAL AWARD WINNERS
It was Lauren who joined Weightcare first, but after seeing how well his daughter was doing Dad Mark decided to join too. They have lost an incredible 5 stones 2lbs between them.
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Stacey Gandy
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - SPECIAL AWARD WINNER
For as long as I can remember I have had a weight problem. I have been bullied throughout my life because of my weight. The kids would pinch my cheeks and call me “chubby cheeks” and “fat pants”. I used to go home in tears. The way I was treated completely destroyed any confidence I had.
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The Steele Family - Julie, Kevin & Josie: Special Award Winners 2008
All Slim Together!
The Steele family have lost over 10 stones between them, and it all came about from the love of their daughter Josie....
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Lisa Stevenson
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - SPECIAL AWARD WINNER: Weightcare Home Slim Online
I have always struggled with my weight going back to when I was in my late teens. Over the years I have tried a myriad of diets, some known ones and some strange and weird ones. They would work for a while but I would soon notice the weight coming back on.
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The Spurling Family - Keith, Michaela & Jackie
Slimmer of the Year 2010 - SPECIAL AWARD WINNERS
It was Mum Michaela’s brilliant success at Weightcare that spurred Dad Keith and daughter Jackie on to achieve wonderful weight loss themselves at Weightcare. Now, as a family they are much more active and enjoy planning & cooking meals together.
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Trudy & Mick Hughes : Special Award Winners 2008
Our Life is Transformed!
Mick felt so ill with high blood pressure and chest pains - his GP told hom he must lose weight, or else. So Trudy took contol....
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The Wilson Family - Andrew, Jane & Clare
Slimmer of the Year 2009 - SPECIAL AWARD WINNERS
Meet the Wilson’s…like many families there’s Mum, Dad and three children. Mum is Jane, Dad Andrew then there’s Philip, Tom and Clare.
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