Over 350,000 people
are now living lighter
*Each of our client's results and stories below are unique to them and their experience of LighterLife. Your own results will be personal to you and may vary.
Denise says: ‘I chose LighterLife because of the group work. I'd swapped drinking too much for eating too much. I needed to change what was going on in my head.'
Claire says: ‘Christmas was never a great time for me. I used to feel so anxious, worrying about not having anything nice to wear because nothing fit me.
Drew Donaldson, 62 from Scotland, lost almost two thirds of his body weight after tipping the scales at 34 stone.
Stella lost 4st* with LighterLife, having felt de-motivated by slow weight loss on other diets she found the weight loss amazing. Fours years on and she's still maintaining her healthy weight.
Kerry Cole lost over half her body weight* with LighterLife, after becoming fed-up with the vicious cycle of yo-yo dieting
I’d been overweight for most of my teens but at 16 I went from being a chubby kid to seriously big. Looking back, it was around this time my parents split up and dad moved out. I guess I hit the food harder because it numbed things. Within a few years I reached 29st.
Emma says: ‘My school years were a misery due to endless bullying..
Jag weighed 17st before joining LighterLife, and now her family hardly recognise her!
LighterLife is far more than a diet. The group work helped me uncover the psychology behind my dysfunctional eating.
Craig tipped the scales at 16st 3lbs and joined LighterLife after being left embarrassed about not being able to squeeze into 48 inch waist jeans.
“I found my weight became a big problem when I started getting bullied at school and I found it difficult to make friends.
With a milestone birthday just around the corner, and 20 years of yoyo dieting under her belt, Yvonne knew that to ensure her 60’s was going to be a happy and healthy decade she needed to revaluate the choices she was making.
Nicky Gibbs lost almost 4st* with LighterLife and is now following the LighterLife Management plan to help her maintain her weight loss
Regular carnival participant Natasha Williams-Faray was a size 22* when she joined Lighterlife. even though she always felt confident with how she looked, her excess weight affected her energy levels and was beginning to impact on her health.
Delpha says: ‘I lost over half my body weight without bariatric surgery
One day when I was lecturing an obese patient when he looked at me and said: ‘You can talk!’ I knew then I had to confront my own weight. .
“Some of my earliest memories are of taking, biscuits, sweets, crisps etc and going to the beach on my own to eat them all. I also used to raid the spare change jar at home to get enough money together to go to the shop to buy junk food. When I was happy, I ate; when I was sad, I ate.
When Laurence Howland was touching 19 stone his kids called him Fatty.
At his top weight he couldn’t walk five minutes from the bus stop to his office without breaking into a sweat.
Diane lost 4st* on LighterLife Total and has been maintaining her healthy weight for over 6 years.*
After moving to the UK from South Africa and having her children, Diane decided to join her local dance group at this point she was 5 stone over weight. She found she’d lost her confidence.
For Paul and Denise their weight crept up over time, cooking large portions for dinner began playing havoc with their waistlines, and with Paul's health.
When gastric bands and bypasses failed Julie, LighterLife triumphed.
I tried every diet going, but nothing worked. I thought about doing LighterLife for about 12 months before actually joining, I’d thought it was unhealthy. When I went to see my Counsellor (Veronica Barry) she laid my health worries to rest.
I battled with my weight for years, but I was quite clever at disguising it. Rachel battled with her weight for years, but when she and her partner Sarah celebrated the much longed for birth of their son James, neither of them anticipated how those early months of motherhood would bring Rachel to her knees forcing her to re-evaluate her life - and eventually her weight.
Holly Taylor lost almost 6st* with LighterLife and is now following the LighterLife Management plan to help her maintain her weight loss
“I'd find myself lying awake at night full of anxiety thinking: If I don't lose weight, I'm going to die. I'm not ready to die...I needed to change, but I couldn't do it alone. I needed help and I've never been good at asking for help.
When Lyn was desperately unhappy she thought weight was the reason, but she can now see it was more than that. At 17st she felt lethargic and unhealthy, and although her life was busy it was also horribly empty.
My son Teddy had spent 3 yrs battling leukaemia, when his treatment finished he couldn't wait to be a 'normal' little boy again. I lost 5st 8lbs* so I could run around after him and be the best parent possible.
I lost 6st 4lbs* for my health, and thanks to the support of my LighterLife Counsellor and the ladies in my group, I value myself for the first time.
So what have you got to lose - apart from the weight, the health worries, the fear things are never going to change, or the feeling you don't fit in, or that nothing fits, or what? Forget what's holding you back, just take the first step, and we’ll be with you every step of the way.