My Journey – Jane’s Personal Story

I have always had problems with my weight. Even at school I was always the largest of the girls and was bullied as a result. Fortunately, I met the most wonderful man who loved me for who I was when I was nearly seventeen years of age. He proposed to me on my birthday and I […]

This Is Me – Emma’s Personal Story

Tonight, in the 5.30 group there were several members beating themselves up over slow weight loss and comparing their journey to mine and quite wrongly feeling down over it. Ladies, just by being in the group you should feel proud of yourselves, you are strong enough to have taken steps to lose weight and no matter […]

How I Stayed At My Slimming World Target

Reaching ‘Target’ is a goal that we all strive towards. We ‘Food Optimise’, we measure our healthy A’s and B’s, we count our syns, we scrutinise our social events, we make sure that nothing gets in our way. In theory we all know ‘how’ to get to target but what about ‘staying’ at target?Karen before […]

Relationship Breakup – Tracey’s Personal Story

Part One – Making the Decision Tonight has been really difficult for me. Whilst I appreciate I had a loss, it was only half a pound and I am currently living with a saboteur. So, I have made the difficult decision to break up for a while. It wasn’t an easy decision to make. I got […]

You Keep On Going – Fiona’s Personal Story

Thank you Fiona for giving me permission to post your story here. I get asked this a lot; what’s the secret to your weight loss? The answer is really simple. You keep going. I am an emotional binge eater. Always have been always will be. I’ve been a member of all diets, first joining when I was […]

The Challenge Of A Lifetime – June’s Personal Story

I’ve been overweight since I was a young toddler. My mum would always tell everyone how I sat in my pram with a bag of grapes, refusing to share them with anyone else. By the time I was 12 I was into a size 16 school uniform and so it continued. My mum ran slimming […]

Slimming World Saved My Life – Harriet’s Personal Story

​I have spent a lifetime being overweight. There are no two ways about that. I was born a big baby and I continuously became bigger through every passing year. It became a way of life for me, and although it upset me, and I would occasionally have sleepless nights worrying about the illnesses it would […]

My Journey To Target – Karen’s Personal Story

When I started my journey with Slimming World in January 2016, I only had one aim and that was to help Ken. He had suffered a serious life-threatening heart condition which necessitated an operation. Thankfully he survived but was then told he needed to lose weight. Continue Reading

Confidence In My Journey – Sophie’s Personal Story

​I was incredibly touched that Ken asked me to write a blog for his website. After the initial nerves of sharing my story subsided, I must admit writing this has been extremely therapeutic. My slimming journey has been a long one with many ups and downs, but I feel completely confident for the first time […]

Starting Well and Finishing Strong – Jackie’s Personal Story

I joined Slimming World around 9 months ago as I’d managed to lose the weight I had gained from my pregnancy with my youngest son, Harry, who was then 4 months old, but I knew I was still overweight. Continue Reading