Lowestoft woman Tamsyn Ambrose loses two-and-a-half stone in just eight months, starts weight-loss group

Tamsyn Ambrose before her weight loss (Picture: Supplied by Tamsyn Ambrose)

Tamsyn Ambrose before her weight loss (Picture: Supplied by Tamsyn Ambrose) - Credit: Archant

Tamsyn Ambrose, 22, from Carlton Colville, launched a brand new Slimming World group at Bloodmoor Community Centre, Carlton Colville on New Year's Eve. It will now run each Saturday morning at 8.30am.

Tamsyn after her weight loss (Picture: Supplied by Tamsyn Ambrose)

Tamsyn after her weight loss (Picture: Supplied by Tamsyn Ambrose) - Credit: Archant

After leaving sixth form and learning to drive, Miss Ambrose found herself living off of take-aways and convenience food because she was working unsocial hours and had a busy lifestyle.

Before she knew it, she had gone from a size eight to a size 16 - and was rapidly losing all self-confidence.

She recalled: 'My jeans were tight and my smile was fake.'

Knowing she had to do something to change her lifestyle, Miss Ambrose plucked up the courage to find a Slimming World group.

Tamsyn after her weight loss (Picture: Supplied by Tamsyn Ambrose)

Tamsyn after her weight loss (Picture: Supplied by Tamsyn Ambrose) - Credit: Archant


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She said: 'I had never been more nervous of judgement from others.

'But when I walked through those doors I was welcomed by the existing members who showed me where to sit and reassured me.

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'I was then greeted by the smiley face of my consultant Justine, I instantly felt at ease and was comforted by Justine's attitude of if she could lose weight then I could to and she was going to support me all the way.

'It's surprising how no food is banned and you can still have your favourite meals just by adjusting the way you prepare them.'

For more information, contact Miss Ambrose on 07465 406122 or Tamsyn_1@hotmail.co.uk

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