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Slimming superstar Gillian dropped three dress sizes and seven bra sizes

Scottish Slimmer Gillian Cameron (David Cruickshanks)
Scottish Slimmer Gillian Cameron (David Cruickshanks)

WHEN Gillian Cameron slimmed down, it was a huge weight off her shoulders – literally.

The 27-year-old, from Fort William, dropped three dress sizes, but it wasn’t just her waist that shrank.

Gillian dropped seven bra sizes, from a 32K to a 30FF.

Now she feels absolutely amazing – and says losing weight has given her a real lift.

The yummy mummy is now a slinky size 10 and a svelte 9 stone 2.

Gillian, who has two boys James, 4, and Alex, 20 months, is a self-confessed foodie and says she never worried about her weight until a few years ago.

“I love food,” she confessed. “I think it, I talk it, I eat it.

“I enjoy eating out and living life to the full, but I suppose you can only do that for so long before the pounds start creeping on.”

After seeing a photo of herself taken at a friend’s wedding, the customer services worker decided it was time to battle the bulge.

“I didn’t even recognise myself,” Gillian said. “I hated the way I looked.”

Gillian before her weight-loss
Gillian before her weight loss

Having already set the date for her wedding to now husband Stuart, she signed up with Scottish Slimmers, which she says has been the support she needed to lose almost three stone.

Gillian added: “I certainly didn’t want to be a fat bride.

“I signed up with my bridesmaid and managed to lose a stone before my wedding.”

However, after saying her vows, Gillian’s desire to lose weight started to slack. Then she fell pregnant with Alex.

But immediately after the tiny tot arrived, the new mum decided to start looking after herself a bit more and went back to slimming classes – just 10 days after giving birth.

“I think some of my friends thought I was crazy, but I knew if I didn’t do it right away, I would fall into bad habits again,” she said.

“Going to class, which I loved, really kept me motivated and genuinely made me feel good about myself.

“In fact I became so dedicated to the eating plan and going to class each week I would organise my holidays around the class!

“My class was on a Saturday morning so if we were going away for the weekend I would get weighed first so as not to miss it.

“Now I’m at my target weight, I feel happier, I have more energy and I’m loving life.”

She added: “A few of my friends have joined and we’re always talking about recipes. We have our own little support group.

“We have breakfast in McDonalds – the healthy option of porridge – and plan our next girly night away!’


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