A WOMAN looks unrecognisable after dropping 4st in one year.
Before her weight loss journey, Wendy Taylor tipped the scales at 13st 3lbs.
The 54-year-old, from Lancashire, would go to the shops at night to avoid bumping into people.
It wasn’t until New Year’s Eve when she decided it was time to kick-start her transformation.
In an exclusive interview with Daily Star Online, Wendy revealed how WW – previously known as Weight Watchers – helped her.
“I didn’t want to go anywhere”
She said: “[Before WW] I nursed my father-in-law full time, who has since died of lung cancer.
“At the time my job was under a lot of changes, with the threat of redundancy even after working there for 25 years.
“It made me feel really ill I was off work for five months with stress, my hair was falling out and my weight skyrocket.
“I didn’t want to go anywhere. I would go to the shops late at night so I wouldn’t bump into anyone.”
Before her transformation, Wendy was in regular contact with her GP, who was treating her for depression.
She was told to lose weight and get her “life back on track” so he put her on antidepressants.
Then on December 31, 2017, she felt miserable and thought it was time to make a change.
Wendy revealed: “That night I told my husband I was going to join WW, he just looked at me as if to say ‘I’ve heard it all before’.”
Ten days into the New Year, Wendy joined WW and saw the pounds melt away.
She began following the group’s Flex Plan – a program that enables users to count points for the food they’ve eaten.
Wendy explained: “I can’t truly express how much WW has changed my life completely, I’ve grown so much confidence in buying new clothes.
“My last holiday I went on was amazing, I would highly recommend the club to anybody.”