A mother-of-two surprised household and associates at her daughter’s marriage ceremony after dropping 55 kilos within the area 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 after I sat down the very first thing that got here out of her mouth was “I did not even realize it was you”,’ Ms Daglis instructed Every day Mail Australia.
Throughout her 12-month transformation, Ms Daglis dropped from a dimension 24 to 26 to a trim dimension eight to 10 by swapping gargantuan servings for portion-controlled meals and strolling seven kilometres a day.
Now THAT’S a change: Australian mother-of-two Simone Daglis (left with husband George) surprised household and associates at her daughter’s marriage ceremony (the place she is pictured, proper) after dropping 55kg in lower than a yr
‘Reducing weight is not simple, it is one thing you must be one hundred pc dedicated to to see outcomes – however there’s at all times a pot of gold on the finish,’ she stated.
The Daglis’ had been decided to shed some pounds after a physician issued a warning about George’s well being.
‘The physician strongly suggested that he began dropping pounds as a result of he weighed 92kg,’ she stated.
‘Whereas it wasn’t my check-up, I knew I’d be worse off as a result of I used to be heavier.’
Ms Daglis (pictured after her unbelievable transformation) was decided to shed some pounds after a physician issued a warning about husband George’s well being
Ms Daglis then Googled ‘weight reduction applications’ earlier than deciding on one of many high 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 load and look good,’ she stated.
‘I used to be already considering of dropping 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 load and look good,’ she stated
Whereas the pair had been initially consuming home made meals, Ms Daglis admitted their big portion sizes was the ‘downfall’ that led to extreme weight achieve.
‘We’d eat three meals a day, however they’d be big meals nicely over the beneficial portion dimension,’ she stated.
‘My husband has a candy tooth as nicely 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 must be consuming.’
Along with the large meals, Ms Daglis was skipping train as a consequence of her demanding full-time position because the supervisor of a physician’s surgical procedure.
Whereas the pair had been initially consuming home made meals, Ms Daglis admitted the massive portion sizes was the ‘downfall’ that led to extreme weight achieve
‘We’d eat three meals a day, however they’d be big meals over the beneficial portion dimension,’ she stated. Now the pair stroll seven kilometres every single day and eat portion-controlled meals
‘I am not a health club individual; I hate the health club, 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 night time,’ 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 rapidly 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 load so rapidly and rework their existence
On the marriage ceremony, Ms Daglis stated when she greeting shut household, that they had a clean look on their faces as they did not instantly realise who she was.
‘They had been chatting and being good, however they did not recognise it was me till somebody stated my title – then they had been so stunned,’ she stated.
‘It is a good feeling understanding different individuals discover the distinction, and I really feel nice too.
‘I used to really feel the warmth in summer season and pant after going up the steps at house, however now I can achieve this rather 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 some pounds, she suggested ‘doing one thing you’ll be able to stick with’ in an effort to keep away from dropping motivation.