A mother-of-two shocked household and mates at her daughter’s marriage ceremony after dropping 55 kilos within the house of a yr.
Simone Daglis tipped the scales at 126kg earlier than beginning her weight loss journey with husband George, 57, after he suffered a well being scare in 2017.
On the day of her daughter’s marriage ceremony in September 2018, the 53-year-old from The Ponds in northwest Sydney stated she was ‘unrecognisable’ to nearly each relative – together with her personal mom – which is one thing she’ll always remember.
‘The priest escorted me to the entrance subsequent to my mom, and once I sat down the very first thing that got here out of her mouth was “I did not even understand it was you”,’ Ms Daglis informed Every day Mail Australia.
Throughout her 12-month transformation, Ms Daglis dropped from a measurement 24 to 26 to a trim measurement eight to 10 by swapping gargantuan servings for portion-controlled meals and strolling seven kilometres a day.
Now THAT’S a metamorphosis: Australian mother-of-two Simone Daglis (left with husband George) shocked household and mates at her daughter’s marriage ceremony (the place she is pictured, proper) after dropping 55kg in lower than a yr
‘Reducing weight is not straightforward, it is one thing you want to be 100 p.c dedicated to to see outcomes – however there’s at all times a pot of gold on the finish,’ she stated.
The Daglis’ have been decided to shed extra pounds after a physician issued a warning about George’s well being.
‘The physician strongly suggested that he began losing a few pounds as a result of he weighed 92kg,’ she stated.
‘Whereas it wasn’t my check-up, I knew I might be worse off as a result of I used to be heavier.’
Ms Daglis (pictured after her unbelievable transformation) was decided to shed extra pounds after a physician issued a warning about husband George’s well being
Ms Daglis then Googled ‘weight reduction applications’ earlier than selecting one of many prime outcomes: Lite n’ Simple.
‘After doing a little analysis, and the truth that my daughter’s marriage ceremony was the next yr, I knew it will assist me lose the burden and look good,’ she stated.
‘I used to be already pondering of losing a few pounds, however this was the ultimate push to begin.’
She began the meal plan the next week.
‘After doing a little analysis on Lite n’ Simple, and the truth that my daughter’s marriage ceremony was the next yr, I knew it will assist me lose the burden and look good,’ she stated
Whereas the pair have been initially consuming do-it-yourself meals, Ms Daglis admitted their big portion sizes was the ‘downfall’ that led to extreme weight acquire.
‘We’d eat three meals a day, however they’d be big meals effectively over the really helpful portion measurement,’ she stated.
‘My husband has a candy tooth as effectively and would eat so much chocolate or sweets if it was sitting within the pantry. ‘It was simply an excessive amount of meals we did not have to be consuming.’
Along with the large meals, Ms Daglis was skipping train as a consequence of her demanding full-time function because the supervisor of a physician’s surgical procedure.
Whereas the pair have been initially consuming do-it-yourself meals, Ms Daglis admitted the massive portion sizes was the ‘downfall’ that led to extreme weight acquire
‘We’d eat three meals a day, however they’d be big meals over the really helpful portion measurement,’ she stated. Now the pair stroll seven kilometres daily and eat portion-controlled meals
‘I am not a fitness center particular person; I hate the fitness center, so we began strolling for 20 minutes every day and because the weight dropped, we managed to stroll for an hour as much as seven kilometres per evening,’ Ms Daglis stated.
‘We dwell in an space the place there’s lots of strolling trails, lakes and parks, which was very motivating.’
It was by way of fundamental cardio together with portion-controlled low-calorie meals that the couple managed to shed weight so shortly and rework their existence.
It was by way of fundamental cardio together with portion-controlled low-calorie meals that Simone and George managed to shed the burden so shortly and rework their existence
On the marriage ceremony, Ms Daglis stated when she greeting shut household, they’d a clean look on their faces as they did not instantly realise who she was.
‘They have been chatting and being good, however they did not recognise it was me till somebody stated my identify – then they have been so stunned,’ she stated.
‘It is a good feeling realizing different individuals discover the distinction, and I really feel nice too.
‘I used to really feel the warmth in summer time and pant after going up the steps at house, however now I can accomplish that far more.’
Since her daughter’s marriage ceremony, Ms Daglis has misplaced one other seven kilos and now weighs simply 65kg.
When requested what recommendation she would give to others seeking to shed extra pounds, she suggested ‘doing one thing you’ll be able to stick with’ in an effort to keep away from dropping motivation.