About

Hi, I’m Kirsty, web designer, author and recipe developer here at Fatgirlskinny.net.

I am obsessed with all things food, sadly this is probably the reason I got to my heaviest weight in 2015 and I realised something had to change. 

Slimming World was a long overdue change for me when I joined in January 2015. In my life I have tried many diets and any weight that I ever lost I always gained again within a few months. But for me Slimming World was a change of lifestyle rather than a diet plan and helped me to lose over 4 stone. There is no calorie counting, nothing is out of bounds and there are unlimited recipes to be created or the naughty ones can be adapted to suit. 

I am the first to admit that my weight loss has/is slow. I am in this for the long haul. I was never looking for an overnight solution. I travel a lot and gain weight, but I always get straight back on plan as soon as I am home! I have always managed to maintain my initial 4 stone weight loss but sadly I always struggle to reach that 5 stone goal due to long holidays!! 

Fatgirlskinny.net was originally created as a diary/blog to help keep me motivated. But as I added more and more recipes the website become hugely popular. I never could of dreamed how popular it would become and I have my followers to thank for that. 

I hope you enjoy my content, try out some yummy recpipes and I wish you all luck with your weight loss. 

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17 comments

  1. Great web page! I am only 3 weeks into slimming work 3.5lb loss really hoping for more but I am not planning my meals well as I get home late from work and the gym… I would have thought the gym would help but the weight is not moving as fast as I would like. Any simple tips to get it melting off? KT xoxo

    1. Hey Katie thanks for the support 🙂
      Don’t forget working out builds muscle 🙂 Try measuring yourself instead of weighing yourself… you will noice the difference I promise xx

  2. Hi Kirsty, I’m certain you’ve received numerous compliments on your transformation, your page and the amount of dedication you’ve put into this page. Thanks for your page and the fabulous words of advice and the syns page and all the receipes. Gosh it’s hard for me to imagine. I’m only a recent attendee into the Slimming world page – I’m 54 and I’ve got to lose the weight so it will help my osteoarthritis in my knees….I love chocolate, indian food and cakes….I’m hoping to shed at least 5st by 30 Dec 2018….please keep posting and encouraging people like me….you’re great and an amazing inspiration.

  3. Well done !!!! Kirsty, I cant believe how much you have achieved, I think it brilliant, I am a woman of 50 who would love to lose weight to feel better and look better, I am going to tell all my friends about your fab website, and I am going to use it to keep me motivated …..Pam

  4. Well Done .. find this site so helpful and useful
    Thanks for putting the time and effort in to help us on our sw journey x

  5. Dear Kirsty, came across this amazing site looking for syn values for my naughty drawer?? I do hope you are continuing your journey as you look fab girl!! I’m an old bird and just can’t give up my treats ?

  6. I love this, I’ve done slimming world so many times! total loss now of 8.5 stone… since leaving as i moved i have gained almost 2 stone because im a nurse so work horrible hours, i live with my boyfriend so got comfortable and we’ve just gone through the trauma of losing our first unborn baby. Im ready to get on the SW wagon… i live off werthers original to get me through the day! are they still 1 syn each?

    I promise to update with my journey start weight 252 lbs (18 stone) 15/05/2018. Aim to be 1 stone lighter by my birthday! 19 days …

  7. My lovely lovely lovely lady !!! I have also just started SlimmingWorld- and I can believe how fantastic this website is , to have what is SlimmingWorld friendly in every shop in one site is absolutely fantastic and lifesaving I have been coming to this more then the SlimmingWorld website , I’m going to mention it in group this week — your doing fantastic thank you so much for this !! Best of luck xxx ps ur gorgeous xx

  8. LUV LUV LUV your site. I am hooked on checking it out. You are super clever and doing absolutely amazing with your weight loss. I am envious – only another 5 stone to go for me! Please keep up the brilliant work with your recipes and shopping tips.xxxxxx

  9. So glad I came across this site, the transformation is amazing, not only that but you’ve managed to keep it off for such a long time. I’m at the early stages and quite a fussy eater but your recipes look amazing so will definitely be trying some of them.

    Im not actaully signed up to slimming world so having this website to look at is really helpful. Thank you

    1. Thanks Luke 🙂 I still have a very very long way to go but I am getting there slowly. Good luck with your journey x

  10. Hi Kirsty – been dipping into your syn lists but first time I’ve read your blog- very inspirational 🙂 Delighted to see comments from some 50+ ladies too. I’ve done the SW a couple of times but am now 56 and a bit concerned how effective it will be now I have menopause/dodgy hormones/slowed metabolism to deal with xxx

  11. Hi there. All I can say is I am so glad I found your blog and page. Both my wife and I need to lose a lot of weight. We are not good with various diets (bad will power) but always wanted to give SW a go. However neither if us agree with the group therapy, erm session (ok lol) side of it, nor paying money (things are tight as they are). So when I fell onto your blof this may be what we need. Using the tips, lists etc you have shown we have started the road the skinnydom …… TODAY. Yes that’s right I am proud to say we are newbies on this. I know it’s gonna be a long journey ahead but we’ll worth it. You have inspired me and thus I am sharing the knowledge with my wife. Will keep you updated. Fingers crossed. Me…18st 5, at least want to make it to 14st eventually (baby steps) my wife….. 17st, hoping to get to 13st ish…..

  12. Hi Kirsty,
    Thankyou so much for all your hard work with this site.. you certainly are an inspiration to us all… you look fabulous.

    Im new to slimming world.. i was on it for only 2 weeks whenvi had to go into hospital. Im raring to go again and your site is just what i need.
    Im 12st 11lb and want to get to at least 8 and half or 9 stone.
    Keep going in your journey and we will all do it together.
    From Rose

  13. Just signed up here. I have been doing Slimming World since 2017 and had lost 5 stone, but last year 2019 was difficult to stay on track and weight crept back on and I need to lose stone and a half again to get back to target, but I never stopped going to group. New year new me this is the year I will get back to target.

  14. You’re so beautiful and should be extremely proud of yourself! I love your site and all of your content, i hope lockdown is treating you well!

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