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Woman Unrecognisable After 14 Stone Weight Loss And Skin Op

Woman Unrecognisable After 14 Stone Weight Loss And Skin Op

She describes her transformation as 'surreal'

Amelia Ward

Amelia Ward

A woman who decided to make a change to her lifestyle looks completely different after losing more than half of her body weight, saying it's a 'surreal feeling'.

Simone Anderson, from New Zealand, has lost 14st, after reaching 26.5st and deciding to start her fitness journey.

Having lost weight, 29-year-old Simone was left with excess skin, which she chose to get removed surgically.

Posting on Instagram, she shared her before and after photos.

Her post read: "Reflecting on the past (nearly 6 years) is always a few surreal feeling. The girl in the left used to struggle to walk up her own driveway, a 20 minute walk ruined her. Fast food was the base of her diet and most 99 percent of meals where heavily processed.

"Fast forward to today, I have lost a total of 92kg and train daily. I eat balanced and fresh meals and enjoy watching how strong and fit I become every single day. I have always felt beautiful, I have always been confident the difference now is that I know I am going to live a long and healthy life.

Simone now trains every day.
Instagram/Simone Anderson

"My weight never defined me as a person, I was still the same bubbly, outgoing, driven and organised Simone but it definitely limited the life I could live. Gastric sleeve surgery saved my life, I don't believe I would be alive today without this life changing surgery.

"It gave me the tools to reinvent my eating and take a good hard look at my exercise habits. It certainly doesn't do the hard work for you, that is long term changes you have to make but it gives you the fresh slate to feel able to tackle these changes."

Simone describes her journey as 'surreal'.
Instagram/Simone Anderson

Simone, who is a motivational speaker and published author, also had lip and cheek fillers to give her the look she wanted, as well as undergoing a tummy tuck and breast lift.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/simone_anderson