Wendy will be wearing her first bikini this summer after losing 5 stone

A woman will be wearing a bikini on the beach for the first time on her holidays - after shedding more than 5 stone. Wendy McPherson lost 5st 5lbs in just a year - and is now looking forward to the summer to show off her new body. The 36-year-old from Sutton Coldfield dropped from 17st 7lbs to 12st 4lbs after joining a Weightwatchers group in Atherstone . And in a lovely twist of fate, on the same day she joined Weightwatchers on May 30 last year, Wendy also met the man who is now her boyfriend. Wendy was persuaded to join Weightwatchers by a colleague and went along with her friend. She said: "I never in the world thought I would lose weight and I've gone and lost 5 stone - something I never thought I would do! "The thing I love most about Weightwatchers Flex is that nothing is off-limits. "If I want something that much, I can have it - providing I point it. "A little bit of what you fancy does you the world of good as long as you have it in moderation. "I can eat chocolate, biscuits, anything naughty and I love that!" And she also said she has bucked the trend of putting weight on when she found love. "Who says you put on two stone when you get into a loving relationship? I've gone and lost 5 stone!," she said. And she said she is looking forward to summer as she's planning to wear a bikini on holiday for the first time in years now she is more confident in her own skin. For more details about how to join Weightwatchers, visit www.weightwatchers.co.uk Download our all-new mobile app to get the latest news, sport and what's on. Click here for iPhone and here for Android Looking for an older story? Search our archives Search for jobs, motors and property, or place an advert or family notice here.

A woman will be wearing a bikini on the beach for the first time on her holidays – after shedding more than 5 stone.

Wendy McPherson lost 5st 5lbs in just a year – and is now looking forward to the summer to show off her new body.

The 36-year-old from Sutton Coldfield dropped from 17st 7lbs to 12st 4lbs after joining a Weightwatchers group in Atherstone .

And in a lovely twist of fate, on the same day she joined Weightwatchers on May 30 last year, Wendy also met the man who is now her boyfriend.

Wendy was persuaded to join Weightwatchers by a colleague and went along with her friend.

She said: "I never in the world thought I would lose weight and I've gone and lost 5 stone – something I never thought I would do!

"The thing I love most about Weightwatchers Flex is that nothing is off-limits.

"If I want something that much, I can have it – providing I point it.

"A little bit of what you fancy does you the world of good as long as you have it in moderation.

"I can eat chocolate, biscuits, anything naughty and I love that!"

And she also said she has bucked the trend of putting weight on when she found love.

"Who says you put on two stone when you get into a loving relationship? I've gone and lost 5 stone!," she said.

And she said she is looking forward to summer as she's planning to wear a bikini on holiday for the first time in years now she is more confident in her own skin.

For more details about how to join Weightwatchers, visit www.weightwatchers.co.uk

Download our all-new mobile app to get the latest news, sport and what's on. Click here for iPhone and here for Android

Looking for an older story? Search our archives

Search for jobs, motors and property, or place an advert or family notice here.

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