Mother and daughter support each other to lose nine stone

Janette and Becky Abrams

Mother Janette and daughter Becky Abrams, pictured after losing nine stone between them. - Credit: Submitted

A mother and daughter have lost a combined nine stone of weight after supporting one another down the “long road” to healthier living.  

Dereham mum-of-two Becky Abram, 47, decided to lose some of her 16st 6lbs of weight after seeing an unflattering photo of herself and experiencing severe back-pain. 

Ms Abram, a hairdresser, began eating more healthily and took up running. In three years, she’d lost six stone, dropped from dress size 20 to 10, and became a WeightWatchers coach. 

Becky Abram and Janette

Before: Becky and her mother Janette, pictured several years ago and before their nine stone weight loss. - Credit: Submitted

Her mother Janette then joined her programme, and lost three stone.

“I’d been trying to get her to join, and when I became a coach, she said: 'I’ll just come along for a few weeks,’ but then she got into it!” said Mrs Abram, adding that they’d been able to support each in making healthier choices.


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“It’s about building up in stages, and taking each step at a time,” she said. 

Becky Abram and mother Janette

Becky Abram, pictured with her target weight congratulations certificate and her mother Janette - Credit: Submitted

“I say that to my members: take each day as it comes. The journey is a long road, and sometimes you have to take a diversion, but you come back on the right road eventually.”

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