Video-Super-slimmer lost staggering 18 stone - more than weight of average professional rugby player

The 45 year-old became a recluse as she soared to 31 stone and was left too embarrassed to leave her home.

Wednesday, 9th September 2015, 4:31 pm

She tried gastric surgery but that failed and she continued to pile on the pounds. But in the past five years she has lost almost two-thirds of her bodyweight and now tips the scales at under 13 stones. And in doing so she has found a new lease of life and started doing things she could only dream of - like riding a motorbike.

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