My Story

Hi there, Thank you for stopping by! I’m Kirsty, a 34 year old English lass living in Scotland with my husband and our 2 cats.

My tipping point was in January of 2015 when I was told by the doctor that I was pre diabetic! I remember sitting in the surgery in tears.. disgusted with myself that I had abused my body so badly. I had no respect for myself whatsoever.. eating junk food, drinking too much on nights out, getting little or no exercise! I looked back on my wedding photos and was so ashamed that I knew I had to do something before it was too late.

Slimming World: On 5th January 2015 with 10 stone 5lb to lose. I was amazed at how much I could eat and how the weight seemed to drop off of quickly. I lost 3 stone 12lb in a year which was slow and steady but I was really proud of myself.
In 2016 I lost a further 8lb.. with gains and losses along the way.
But I am currently half way through 2017 and I have gained 2 stone!
I am doing my best to stay on plan.. and I admit I keep trying other diets but I always come back to SW because in all honesty it just works!

How my life has changed: The best thing for me was in 2016 when we went to Florida and I rode my first roller coaster in 20 years! Not only did I fit into the seat but I remembered how much I used to love theme parks! Also not needing a seat belt extension on flights anymore is amazing 🙂

This blog: I love to help and support other dieters.. this blog is a source of information for Slimming World followers and hopefully followers of other plans too. I am gradually turning this into more a diet hub for many plans 🙂 please watch this space for new and exciting information.

Feel free to get in touch if you need any advice or just fancy a chat.

Loadsa love

Kirsty xxx


  1. Kirsty, just wanted to say hi and that I’ve just discovered your blog. Well done on your loss and for this website. I’ll keep on reading 🙂

  2. Hi Kirsty, wow you’ve done so well even with the hiccup like you I have about 10 stone to lose, your blog will become my bible me thinks, as I do like to eat out and socialise and have always found it difficult and end up loosing faith and go back to my bad habits. Sam x

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