Slimming World gives new lease of life back to local woman

Local Athlone woman, Carol Sylvester from Arcadia, has been given a new lease of life after losing weight and winning back her health.

Having suffered for much of her life with a number of medical issues she eventually had to give up work due to generally being so unwell. Over the years, she also gained some weight, tried lots of different diets in a bid to get better and lose weight but couldn’t succeed.

When Slimming World first came to Athlone, Carol read about the success of other local people in the papers and how Slimming World’s members could eat lots and never go hungry. Carol is by nature a gentle and shy person so it was her daughter who eventually persuaded her to join the group at The Athlone Springs Hotel.

Carol will never forget how nervous she was that first morning going in through the door, but she was met by the friendly consultant Pauline, who immediately put her at ease with her warmth. She was amazed by Slimming World’s Food Optimising plan, which encourages members to fill up on satisfying, yet healthy everyday foods without having to weigh or measure!

After just three months, Carol had reached her target and not only regained her health but is full of energy for the first time in years.

“I am so thrilled for Carol and her family”, says Pauline, the Slimming World consultant, “She is such a lovely person and it has been fantastic, not just to see her get to target so quickly but to get her health back as well”.

To join any of the groups in The Athlone Springs call Pauline on (087 ) 1878701 or log onto www.slimmingworld.ie to find your nearest group.

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