Rechazó la propuesta de matrimonio de su novio hasta adelgazar – ahora mira el cambio 1 años después

Jennifer Ginley, 28, de Liverpool, había estado junta con sus novio Luke desde hace 11 años. Él era su mejor amigo y su gran amor.

Pero detrás de la sonrisa de Jennifer había un dolor constante que ella escondía. Ella no podía permitirse llegar al matrimonio luciendo así.

Ella empezó a subir de peso cuando era joven, y cuando se graduó del colegió y se alejó de sus padres se disparó la subida de pesos.

Jennifer Ginley llegó hasta pesar más de 120 kilos.

Ella no quería caminar por el altar y decirle el ”sí” a su amor cuando estaba atrapada en un cuerpo donde no se sentía cómoda.

Así que ella le pidió a Luke que la esperar – hasta que ella lograra llegar a pesar lo que debía para su altura y edad.

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If you’ve followed me for a while or you read my story in the @slimmingworld magazine you’ll know that this picture was the one. The one that broke me. I seen it and literally stopped in my tracks and cried. In the manic hustle and bustle getting out of Ariel’s cave I weren’t hearing, seeing or paying attention to anything else. I literally stopped dead with a que of people behind me. I could not believe my eyes. I seen myself in a whole new light. I had weight issues since I was a teenager. I of course knew my size but this photo absolutely devastated me. I had been Ariel obsessed since I was a little girl, I had wanted to go to Florida for so many years but this moment I dreamed of on that holiday was filled with sadness. ? All I could think about was how my weight consumed that whole holiday. I flew to Florida wearing a seatbelt extender, I couldn’t fit on the theme park rides or was on the ‘adjusted’ seats and I gorged my way through the holiday comfort eating at every opportunity. Retrospectively I love that holiday as it was the final kick I needed. I had experienced things prior to that holiday that distraught me, embarrassed me and I was generally really low, all of those reasons should have been the final straw but they weren’t. This picture was IT. I’d had enough! My weight overshadowed every little happiness and my food addiction controlled my life. Well I changed that. I’m half the person physically but double the person generally, and something VERY exciting just happened! GUESS WHAT?! I AM GOING BACK to sit next to the dream that is The Little Mermaid! ??‍♀️ ?? Myself and @lukehagan89 have just booked to go to Florida in March 2019 for 3 weeks and we are SO excited! I’ll spend my 29th Birthday with Ariel; I turn 29 on 14th March 2019. In this picture I was 2 months off 25. How my life has changed these past 2 and a half years?! I think I’ll get my new Ariel picture with a crop top on! I cannot tell you how excited and emotional I am about this. I had a frame for this picture but never did frame it. Now I’ll have an experience to cherish and frame! ?‍♀️ #thepicturethatchangedmylife#thelittlemermaid#waltdisneyworld#imgoingback#march2019#slimmingworld

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Jennifer Ginley no se sentía para nada cómoda con su cuerpo. Ella tenía que utilizar ropa de tallas muy grandes, extenciones de cintúron de seguridad ya que por ejemplo no cabía en los asientos de las montañas rusas.

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El gran cambió comenzó después de una experiencia en un avión.

”Tuve que pedir un alargador para el cinturón de seguridad en el avión, y viajar allí en asientos ajustados para gente más grande. Me veía con tan mala salud que lloré, preguntándome cómo y por qué me había hecho eso a mí misma”, le ha dicho Jennifer a Daily Mail.

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Después de esto Jennifer se unió a la organización Sliming World. Ella había decidido que ella tenía que cambiar su vida.

A punto de una dieta especial, mucho entrenamiento, fuerza, una mente fuerte y apoyo de su sus seres querido Jennifer empezó lentamente a cambiar su vida.

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En un año logró perder la mitad de su antiguo peso, ¡es decir 57 kilos!

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I’m posting a weight loss tip every morning for the last 10 days of January. Here is my 3rd weight loss tip. I hope they help, let me know what you think. ? If you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that I use each transformation picture I post to share aspects of the mental transformation. My attitude, outlook and coping mechanisms because weight loss is absolutely a mental game! These tips over these 10 days are what I physically do, what I change to make it easier for myself. Weight loss is my aim right now so these are the things that I personally rely on to achieve weight loss. These are the things I focus on and the things that work for me. ? Today’s picture is me exactly one year ago today at my Miss Slinky press call! I fit into one leg of my old size 26 shorts! The shorts that dug in me as they were so tight and I had unbuttoned with a tied jacket to hide that fact. @slimmingworld transformed my whole life! ? Tip 3 of 10 – TAKE A WALK ? ? As you may know exercise weren’t a part of my weight loss. Exercise as in gym going or planned exercise. I did although increase my activity as I’d walk the dog rather than ask Luke to. I was completely inactive with a sedentary job so this was a change for me. I didn’t have big weight losses each week but when I increased my walking I had my best weeks! You don’t have to walk fast or for any length, just walk. When wanting a good loss I go on an evening walk. This not only helps with the physical, I find it mentally resets me. It keeps me out of the house away from food and gives me some thinking and refocusing time. Time away from my phone and pictures of food. It is thinking time to see whether I really do want to eat the food in the house I was trying to talk myself out of, therefore allowing me to work out if I’m hungry or just fighting cravings. It also gives me time to focus on how I physically feel, you can actually feel yourself getting smaller through the walks each week. ? ? #slimmingworld#slimmingworlduk#slimmingworldtargetmember#missslinky2017#slimmingworldvegan#slimmingworldplantbased#foodblogger#weightlosstransformation#jsgweightlosstips#tip1of10#weightlosstip#weightlosstips

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#throwbackthursday to the day I found a pair of my old jeans, the jeans that used to leave a deep red line across my belly as they were so tight. I was so happy I found them. It makes me so proud that I achieved what I dreamed of for so many years! In this photo I was 10 stone 1lb, a size 8 on top, 10 on bottom. Since I have came out of target I have changed my target a couple of times up and down. I’m really unsure where to go?! ❣️ . I joined SW at 19 stone 4 lb, my first target was 10 stone 4 lb to get my 9 stone award, I surpassed that the day I got to target. I then changed my target to 9 stone 9 lb to achieve halving my starting body weight. I maintained that target for one year. My lightest weight was 9 stone 7 lb. I’m trying to decide whether to set my target for 10 4 or 9 4 (to get my 10 stone award). ?‍♀️ . I really want to incorporate body magic and activity into my daily life next year too so I’m taking that into consideration. I have dealt with back injuries for the past year but physio, osteo care and Pilates have helped so much. Should I set it for 10 4 and then up my game on fitness?! If I go lower then great, if I stay the same weight and gain muscle great! ? . I know it will all depend what I feel like when I’m at the weight again so this is all hypothetical. I’m just interested in other people’s thoughts about their own target? How did you set it, did you ever change it?? Really intrigued! I always believe setting a target is he right thing to do, equivalent to getting in a car on a long unknown journey with a sat nav. Gives to a destination but you are in the driving seat, you can change it at any point. ❣️ . What do you think about target??? ? . . #slimmingworld#slimmingworldvegan#missslinky2017#sortitseptember#weightlosstransformation#weightlossinspiration#halvedmybodyweight#slimmingworldtransformation#lost9stone

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Jennifer estaba feliz y se sentía sana. Fue tanto que ella inspiró a su hermana y a su madre a cambiar el estilo de vida.

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Never in my life did I ever think I would be wearing a size 8 bikini. Exactly 2 years ago I was squeezing myself in a size 24 swim dress. I truly hope by me sharing my journey and transformation people believe in themselves. No matter how far you are from being in control, healthy, happy and your best self you CAN get there. I spent years failing but on Tuesday 5th May 2015 I walked into that @slimmingworld group ready to change my life. I was 25, a size 24/26 and weighed 19 stone 4 lb (270 lb). I was clinically obese, very low, desperate and had no control over my food choices. I was addicted to food and was living a horrible cycle eating purely for taste and greed. ? I did not want to live that way and couldn't understand why I was doing it to myself. I started dramatic diets every time I was completely fed up and always failed. It was difficult making this change, you don't wake up with a new mindset and sail to target. It's hard work but the most worthwhile thing you'll ever do. The first 3 months of or so felt like a diet as I was changing everything. It soon becomes routine although and your are living your happiness gaining more control every day. In just over one year I was a size 8/10 and weighed 9 stone 9lb (135 lb). I've maintained that for one year and am SO proud! ? To clarify I'm 5 foot 5", exercise was not a part of my journey and I was quite lucky with lose skin but have some. I had just under 3lb of excess skin removed from my lower tummy in December 2016, no liposuction, no muscle restitching. As you can see my belly was my heaviest part and biggest problem, I had a U shaped flap left that I really needed gone. I bare the marks of my weight gain and loss but so what?! I have my TT scar, stretch marks, wobbly bits and room for improvement. We should aim to only make ourselves happy in our body and mind! I am looking forward to the next part of my journey, mission leano. I want to get in the best shape of my life. I'm very excited by my new freedom and possibilities. I've never been this happy ever! Remember willpower is like a muscle, the more you use it, the stronger it gets andddd it is ONLY food. ?

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#mondaymotivation I truly feel like I now live my life, not just exist. I wasted so many years being controlled by food. Every single thing I done before weight loss was overshadowed by the fact I so desperately wanted to lose weight. Every holiday, every day at some point I would hit a very low point. A point where I would have an overwhelming feeling of needing to change. Just like the final straw that devastated me – not fitting in ride seats in Florida. I planned everything in advance thinking 'by then I'll be slimmer'. It really was the biggest fight of my life to change and I'm so proud of achieving it. The funny thing was the answer was just to clam down and take it one day at a time. ❤️ I thought it would need a big dramatic overnight change and that wasn't it at all. I just became a happier, healthier person day by day and my willpower grew stronger. I still feel so proud refusing food that used to be in my mouth before I could logically think whether I needed or wanted it. That before picture above was on an all inclusive holiday in Menorca (2 stone lighter than biggest!). I ate silly amounts of food just because. I was greedy and the taste of food was priority over all logic. Four weeks today I'll be on a plan to Aruba with my new husband @lukehagan89, we will be enjoying two weeks in paradise in the Rui Palace Aruba, the food will be all inclusive but the new me, the true me has the power to use logic when it comes to food. Greedy me is the old me I said goodbye to. If food is your vice you will always struggle but i just take a deep breath and flex the willpower. My motto that got me through halving my body weight – 'willpower is like a muscle the more you use it, the stronger it gets'. I am going to be a bride in less than 3 weeks, on our honeymoon in size 8 and 10 bikinis in Aruba 10 days after. No bridal or honeymoon diet required because I'm slim for life as I chose the best way – @slimmingworld ❤️. NEVER give up on yourself, if I did I would never be living my dreams. It truly takes you to try every day. Take every day as it comes and flex that willpower. If I can do this by fixing my eating habitats only YOU CAN. ❤️ #slimmingworld

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Entre su hermana y su mamá lograron perder 45 kilos.

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I believe yesterday was #nationalsisterday and this beauty is the person I’m blessed to call my sister. Christine is 8.5 years older than me but we are like twins. She is the Solange to my Beyoncè. Lets just ignore the fact she was born on the very same day as Queen B (jealous). ? At our lightest we lost 16 stone between us!! Christine lost 6 stone in one year, she joined in January 2016 after watching me lose 6 stone between May and December 2015. We failed many times together with every weight loss plan under the sun. We are generally like chalk and cheese but our love for food and food issues are pretty identical. I’m more partial to a pizza whereas Christine loves a tipple haha. I think after she seen me staying committed to food optimising and seeing the happiness I was living with, she realised it could work for her too. Throughout 2016 she lost 6 stone. A none stop busy Mum of three sweethearts who loves a fair bit of gin syns on a Saturday achieved this, she is an inspiration. The both of us are not at our lightest (as in the picture above!) and most importantly not at our happiest, but we are on our way there. We are on our way hand in hand and I’m SO proud of her. ? You sister really is your biggest cheerleader and I feel so lucky to have this fierce, strong, independent, beautiful, loyal woman as my sister and best friend. Let’s do this girrrrllllll! Nothing like changing your life for the better and seeing those you dearly love do the same. ? Inspiration for us both looking at what we are capable of ? #slimmingworld#slimmingworldvegan#missslinky2017#flawlessaugust#weightlosstransformation#imready#onmywaybacktomybest#mybeautifulsister

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#transformationtuesday today with my beautiful in every single way sister ❤️ 9 years between us but we are like twins. We shared our food issues massively, we were food partners in crime. Eating for pure indulgence and greed every day. It is SO hard to change your mentality. To change when your issues are that bad you have to change your perception of and your relationship with food. It doesn't happen overnight but that's ok. Don't expect to join @slimmingworld and have the discipline of lots of us target members here on Instagram, don't be negative about yourself if you have a bad day. Change is ALL in your attitude. What's eaten cannot be uneaten, it's done, move on, focus on improving your ability to stick to plan. ? I touched on it a little in my live on Sunday. When I joined SW for the first two and a half months or so after weigh in (used to be a Tuesday evening), myself and my sister would get a takeaway and eat junk. Not massive amounts, just a fix of the food we had relied on and been so addicted to for so many years. At that point we needed that. I didn't want to be 'missing out'. I very soon realised how different I felt putting that food in my body and stopped, not going over my syns after weigh in. My sister at first just thought I was saying that I felt horrible but then she experienced the same thing, realised she didn't need that food and loved how she felt on plan. It takes time for our attitudes to change, just do what you feel able to with the day in front of you. Logic isn't always easy to focus on when you have your own relaistonship with food to tear down and rebuild. If logic was easy to follow we would all be slim, eat less, eat healthily and move more. How many times have us who have been overweight heard that; usually from someone slim being patronising and having no clue what it is like to have issues with food. ? Myself and my sister failed with countless weight loss attempts but that doesn't matter. You need to forget what's done, move on, ONE DAY AT A TIME. That's the logic that got us through what we have achieved – stay on plan everyday, your willpower will develop! I am SO proud of you @cginner_x ? #slimmingworld

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¡Jennifer se ve como una nueva persona!

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#facetofacefriday A little bit of inspiration for myself this morning. In the after picture I was close to my smallest with a total weight loss of 9 stone 10lb, it was the day of mine and @lukehagan89 engagement party (end of Feb 2017), I was a size 6/8 on top and size 8/10 on bottom. I felt SO good, so full of energy, so comfortable in my own skin and clearly feelin’ myself because @mollykirk_makeup had worked her magic on my mush! ? I’m quite a way away from my that physical form but I’m on my way back to where I was mentally then and I’m feeling SO excited!! My faith in myself is growing every day and I’m looking forward to the weight loss becoming consequential. I’ve had a funny old few months and have not felt my happiest or my healthiest. But I looked in the mirror this morning and I felt like Cornelius Fudge when he sees Voldemort at the end of Order of the Phoenix; he’s back!! I woke up feeling determined, excited and focussed. I have that twinkle in my eyes back. I couldn’t help but smile to myself! I’m so ready to achieve what I’ve set out to do. Our bodies are a biological creation and they will achieve anything we want them to, it’s our mind we have to work on. I’m working on it and feeling so, so motivated. My previous achievements assure me that this unhappiness and discomfort I’ve been feeling is merely temporary. I’m on my way back to my best! Never, ever, ever, ever give up on yourself people. We all have weaknesses and how we improve our life is by identifying them, facing them head on and working to reduce the affect they have on our lives. Food is very swiftly being put back in its place by me, it is ONLY food. Have a fabulous day people and eat the rainbow ?? Remember willpower is like a muscle, the more you use it the stronger it gets! Get flexing people ? #slimmingworld#slimmingworldvegan#missslinky2017#flawlessaugust#weightlosstransformation#imready#onmywaybacktomybest

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¡Sana y feliz!

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I took pictures throughout my weight loss in underwear, putting them side by side shocks even me. Those transformation pictures show the physical transformation on another level. Those pictures only serve me although and I’d never share them, I find there is something a bit more private with a swimsuit?! Anyway, on the left I think I was around 17 stone, on the right at the end of our honeymoon last year I was probably around 10 and a half stone, maybe a little more. Therefore not at my lightest or heaviest in these photos. ❤️ As I have openly communicated, since I got back from our Honeymoon I’ve struggled to get back into weight loss mode. The struggle put me in a worse place and since being home I’ve even added to that gain. Not massively but enough for me to feel uncomfortable and do a little soul searching. After months of what has felt like me really trying it felt impossible to get back into the right mindset. Then I remembered it may seem impossible but it’s been done and will be done again. I lost over 9 stone in one year purely by committing 100%, the ‘how important is a weight loss to you this week’ was always answered in group with a ‘very’. ? The final time I joined SW I just decided to surrender, realise diets and quick fixes weren’t real and were destroying me. I committed to change and that’s what I focused on, not results. When that happens the results come, that’s been a missing key in my thought process the last few months. Focus on change and you’ll get the results, it never works the other way. ? Questions I’m usually asked – I am 5 foot 5 (and a half ?) and after losing 9 stone 11 lb naturally I only had a real issue with lose skin on my tummy. 7 months after reaching my target I had an abdominoplasty; excision of lose skin from my lower tummy. Something you would not have noticed in my clothing. As you can see I have big thighs, wobbly on the inside, some may call that lose skin but I’m fine with my body, overjoyed what I have an what I’ve achieved physically and mentally. Have a beautiful day. ? #believeinyourself P.S. I have put my username on thee pictures to try and reduce the fake weight loss crap using my pictures. ?

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Fue tanto el logro que Jennifer Ginley ganó el premio de Miss Slinky 2017.

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#2017best9 As if there were over 1.3 million likes on my posts! Whaaatt?! 3 pictures from our wedding day; the stunning work of @eriinbrowne made it and that means so much to me. This account is and will always be my food diary and Slimming World instagram. I am therefore really thankful you allow me to share the odd personal highlight. I feel like you were all there with me throughout fianceè to wife. I left last year newly engaged, we celebrated our engagement in February (bottom right), started viewing venues soon after, absolutely fell in love with @ashfieldhouse then planned our dream wedding in 7 weeks. Thank you for being so happy for me becoming Mrs Ginley-Hagan. ? It was amazing to see @slimmingworldusa share my white lace / wedding transformation this summer too (middle right). I doubt I’ll ever feel as beautiful as I did on our wedding day. AS IF the first picture myself and @lukehagan89 shared of our wedding had over 22,000 likes?! Absolutely mental! I have the kindest, most lovely humans for followers and I am SO thankful! ? I do love a good transformation photo, I love that one I featured @lukehagan89 (middle) in is featured here. One comment did make me laugh, ‘see it must be the same person, that man is the same’ ?. I love to give as much explanation as I can towards the mental aspect of my transformation. I love spending time writing my thoughts and it means the world to me when people tell me it helps them. That is a dream come true, one that I never planned for. ? One HUGE dream came true this year. I was a SW cover girl AND won a national title! That morning in the @theritzlondon I was so excited to share that news with YOU lot (middle left). I was shaking sharing it and I cried. This instagram has been with me since the day I joined. That day I had 78k followers and now there is 100k more of you. I still find it unfathomable that anyone follows me! I LOVE this community and every single one of you. I have lots of exciting plans for 2018 and I hope you will enjoy what I have planned. THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for helping me make 2017 the best year of my life so far! I hope 2018 is everything you dream. Love Mrs Slinky 2017. ?

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#mondaymotivation Well done to anyone beginning their weight loss journey now, it will be the most worthwhile and incredible thing you'll ever do. After that picture on the left was taken in January 2015 it took me four more months of comfort eating and trying to 'diet' before walking through the doors of my @slimmingworld class. If you scroll down my page I've wrote about different parts of my journey under each transformation picture. ? My journey in a nutshell – I'm 5 foot 5 ", without exercise I lost 9 stone 1.5 lb in one year, I went on to lose a little more in the following couple of months and my overall loss is currently 9 stone 11 lb. I went from a size 24/26 to and 8/10 in one year purely with food optimising ? I want to give you all a little warning that I wish I'd of had – do NOT compare yourself to anyone. Especially if you are following SW instagrams for guidance and inspiration, even more so if you're new to SW. Do NOT compare your food intake to target members who have changed their relationship with food, and are smaller so have different nutritional needs! I posted EVERY single thing I ate from joining for 18 months (May 15 – Nov 16). If you scroll back you'll see that after weigh in I'd have a high syn treat for the first couple of months and I ate lots more food. Your needs change and your intake adapts. When you start don't look at extra easy SP, don't reduce your intake when you remain hungry, if you want a huge bowl of pasta, a huge jacket potato or 15 syns a day have them!! Don't worry that others aren't eating the same way. TRUST the plan and adapt it to your own needs. Food optimising is bloody brilliant, the free food, unlimited concept is revolutionary for us food lovers. Just do as it asks and fill yourself up of speed free foods first. With a big bowl or pasta have lots of veggies/salad; same with any other meal. @slimmingworld turned me (a notorious weight loss failure) into a person who trusted themselves with food and it gave me a new healthy relationship with food. Take it one day at a time and remember WILLPOWER IS LIKE A MUSCLE, THE MORE YOU USE IT THE STRONGER IT GETS ?? I know you can do it!! ?❤

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Ahora Jennifer se sentía preparada para que le hiciera la gran pregunta que tanto habían estado esperando.

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I’m posting a weight loss tip everyday for the last 10 days of January. Here is my 10th. Goodbye January! Today’s picture featuring my husband becaaauusse #weddingwednesday ? If you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that I use each transformation picture to share aspects of the mental transformation. My attitude, outlook and coping mechanisms because weight loss is absolutely a mental game! These tips over these 10 days are what I physically do, what I change to make it easier for myself. ? ? Tip 10 of 10 – FOLLOW THE PLAN ? ? This may seem really silly but the weight loss for me always comes down to this. The @slimmingworld food plan never stops working ever, it’s only our ability to follow it that affects the losses. There are of course weeks that varying factors may prevent a loss or give a small gain and those weeks are rare and can be frustrating. The weight loss although will eventually happen if you are absolutely on plan 100%. Are we having 1/3 of our plate at least speed free? Not serving up lots of speed free fruit after a big meal of free foods. Are we weighing an measuring our healthy extras? Are we checking syn values of foods before we eat them and keeping a proper count? Are we staying within our weekly syns even though we went over one day? Are we tweaking the plan in a way that we shouldn’t? Are we over eating free foods past being satisfied as they don’t need to be weighed or measured? The weight came off me consistently as I was 100% all of the time. I had 3 gains in 54 weeks; a holiday, Christmas and one week I done lots of exercise (2 lb gain and lost 4.5 lb the following week). Have a diary and be very honest with yourself. If you’re in group take a SAS log or food diary. Consultants have lots of tools to help you follow the plan fully. The plan is magic! We simply need to do what that food optimising book tells us. Sort of follow it and the results may not be waiting. Follow it 100% and your dreams will come true. All I done to half my body weight in just over one year – follow the plan and focussed on the other 9 tips I’ve shared with you all. ? #slimmingworld#slimmingworldtargetmember#missslinky2017#weightlosstransformatio

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Y Jennifer obviamente le dijo que sí. La felicidad era total.

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Honoured to have been featured by @slimmingworldusa again! This is one transformation pic that gets me really emotional. That before picture was taken in June in 2015 in Morocco. I had lost 1 stone in 4 weeks ahead of going there, so I am not at my heaviest. Myself and @lukehagan89 went to Morocco for our ten year anniversary, so many people said Luke would propose when we there. I absolutely knew he wouldn’t. I had always said marriage ‘weren’t for me’, despite knowing exactly what my dream dress would be and knowing exactly how our wedding would look. I always put Luke off and didn’t elude to ever wanting to be married, I made comments like we’d have to own our house first etc. It was all lies, I dreamed of the day I married Luke. I just I knew I couldn’t get married when I was unhappy with myself. Mentally there was so much going on for me at my heaviest. It was a battle. Marriage is just a bonus when you are in a completely joyous and beautiful relationship anyway. Luke had shown me undying love since we were 15 years old, as I did him. I just always knew how I wanted to look and feel on my wedding day. I lost weight for me, my health (mental and physical) and my happiness. When Luke proposed to me in December 2016 I had achieved my dream weight 6 months prior. I was LIVING my best life. I said yes without hesitation and sobbed, not once did worry enter my head, no bridal diet required. I was so content. We planned our wedding in 6 weeks. The last thing we got?! My dress! Just two days before our wedding I had my final fitting as my beautiful @pronovias size 10 gown had to be taken in, in quite a few places. That gown was shipped over last minute. There was one left, It was like it was waiting for me? I have never and probably will never feel as beautiful as I did on our wedding day. Walking towards Luke down that aisle and seeing his face is something that gives me butterflies at the very thought. It was indescribable. If you have a long way to go to achieve your dreams don’t let that discourage you. Get started, the time will pass anyway. Don’t exist with your dreams as only thoughts. I promise you, you can do it. ??

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#weddingwednesday Friday 19th May 2017 was the best day of our lives so far. I love this picture of us during our vows with our maid of honour @cginner_x, best man @benwillo9 and gorgeous nephews, page boys and ring bearers Hayden & Jude. ?? I married my best friend, love of my life and quite frankly the most handsome, funniest, most kind, special person I’ve ever met. He is my light when things are dark, he always has been. No matter what life throws at me I know I’ll be ok, hand in hand with him forever. ? I’m still obsessed with the bespoke hanging butterfly flower arch at the alter, created by the amazing @theroseboutiquewigan. ??? I wish I could relive that day, for now I’ll just watch our footage. I love LOVE and I LOVE weddings. ? @eriinbrowne stunning work ? P.S. as I get asked this quite a lot haha, on my wedding day I wore super high heels!!!! Luke is 6 foot 5, I’m 5 foot 5 (and a half! ?). Danced the night away in them until gone 3am might I add! ? #slimmingworld#weddingsay#ashfieldhousewedding#bestdayofourlives#roseboutiquewigan#marriedmybestfriend#pronoviasbride

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¡Jennifer es una inspiración!

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#transformationtuesday today featuring my drop dead gorgeous husband ? That before picture was taken in January 2015 in Florida. It was on that family holiday I realised I needed to change for good, not just go on another 'diet'. I'd been 'on a diet' since I was teenager whilst gaining weight year in year out. I lived the humiliation of having to walk away from rides because I didn't fit in the test seat, asking for a seatbelt extender and I came home hating photos I'd dreamed of getting since I was a little girl. For what?! For not having control over my food choices?! ? I was wasting my life existing, I weren't fully living in any moment as I was always self conscious and hating on myself. All because of food. Yes we need to food to survive and for that reason in my opinion it's the hardest addiction to break. I was so desperate in the past to lose weight I'd remove food as an option, I spent silly money on meal replacement diets and I'd try living on minimal calories. Those approaches do not work! The solidify the stigma surrounding food, they either put it up on this pedestal or make it the devil. I just really wanted to be a person who ate healthily and had a healthy relationship with food. @slimmingworld gave me the plan and support to achieve that dream and I feel like I owe it my life. ? I was obese and exhausted with life at only 25 years old. In that year of losing the weight I feel like I genuinely won the war against my food addiction by winning those little battles every day. A colleague offered me biscuits yesterday, I said no thank you and was I proud?! YES! There will always be the old me in my mind saying eat the lot! Food doesn't have that control over my anymore and it never will. I tell myself even now at least once a day 'it is ONLY food Jen'. ? I cannot put into words how proud and truly happy I felt marrying Luke, walking down that aisle with 100 people's eyes on my feeling completely comfortable and the most beautiful I've ever felt in my dream fitted gown. THAT is living, that is enjoying ever second of my life and making unforgettable memories filled with joy. I LOVE life and I know if I am capable of this change anyone is. ??

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Jennifer es una gran inspiración. Ella nos ha mostrado que uno nunca se puede rendir, uno puede lograr lo que uno quiere si uno lo hace con todo su corazón. Comparte si estás de acuerdo.