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Wonderful WeightLoss: Heidi Hayward


Wonderful WeightLoss: Heidi Hayward

This week, we celebrate the successful WeightLoss of Heidi Hayward. Here’s her story:

After yo-yo dieting for years, working so hard to lose weight and then putting it all back on within weeks, I finally felt like I needed to do something more permanent about my weight loss when my 6 yr old son asked me “why don’t you ever come swimming with us, Mummy”.

I hadn’t worn swimmers or shorts for a long time and would often sit out while my son and husband did activities together as I was embarrassed about my body and was too unfit to do a lot of things.  I was carrying a lot of fluid, struggled to get down on the floor to play with him and just felt so unhappy.

A friend of mine was telling me about the surgery so I decided to go along to an information session at WLSA to find out more.  The common message from all the speakers was – why didn’t I do it sooner and I walked away thinking – why wait! I had my gastric sleeve surgery on 25th oct and 4 months later have a new lease on life.  22 kilos down, I have more energy, am going to the gym, swimming and playing with my son.

I feel healthy and happy knowing this time I am not slipping back into old habits. Thank you WLSA for all the support and guidance along this journey!

From WLSA:

‘Congrats Heidi! All of the hard work and determination has most definitely paid off. Keep kicking goals

Maddison Evans

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*Disclaimer: Results may vary for each person