Two Sutton mums prepare to run slimming groups

12:41 09 October 2012

Sutton mums set up Slimming World groups

Sutton mums set up Slimming World groups

Archant

TWO Sutton mums who joined Slimming World after piling on the pounds during their pregnancies are about the start their own slimming groups to help others fight the flab.

Jenna Yardy, who lost more than 5st, is preparing to re-launch the Willingham Slimming World group; and Lucy Akaslan, who lost an impressive 3st after the birth of her second baby, will be re-launching a group in Cambridge.

Lucy said: “I put on a lot of weight with my first pregnancy and after the baby was born I didn’t dare get on the scales. When I found out I was pregnant for the second time I was still wearing maternity clothes, as my old clothes didn’t fit. By the time my second baby was born I was feeling fat and frumpy and decided I needed to do something about my weight so I joined my local Slimming World group and lost 3 stone in 10 months.”

Jenna added: “Since joining Slimming World I have discovered the freedom to enjoy real food. I soon realised that this was a way of life. It was different from restrictive diets, which had always led to failure in the past. Within a year I had lost the weight I gained during pregnancy and more.”

Jenna’s group starts on Tuesday October 16 at Willingham Primary School at 7.30pm, and Lucy’s group starts on the same date, at the Morley Memorial School in Blinco Grove, Cambridge, at 7.30pm.

Contact Jenna on 07590066130, or Lucy on 07813046335

0 comments

More news stories

Trains in and out of Cambridge disrupted

Rail travel across Cambridgeshire has been severely disrupted by overhead wire problems.

15:32
Building can begin in September 2016 - as long as it receives £1.5m in funding from Sport England.

Building of the new £13.5m District Leisure Centre in Ely is to begin in September after East Cambridgeshire District Council gave it the green light this week.

14:13
Have you seen missing 66-year-old Martin Hardman?

Concern continues to grow for a 66-year-old man from Mildenhall who was last seen at the weekend.

10:02
Participants at the human trafficking round-table meeting in Peterborough.

The wide extent of human slavery in parts of East Anglia was revealed at a meeting between representatives of the catholic church, local police forces and the office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner last week.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up