A super slimmer from Burnley will battle it out against women from the North West after being entered into the regional Slimming World Woman of the Year competition.
Sharon Livesey has gone from 15st 7lb to 11st in just 38 weeks, and has been chosen as the Turf Moor 1882 Lounge Slimming World women of the year for her weight loss.
Sharon says she joined Slimming World in February after becoming increasingly unhappy with her size.
She said: “I started to put weight on when the children were no longer at home, then my eldest daughter set her wedding date for July 2015 and I wanted to look good and feel comfortable.
“I tired lots of different diets but they usually left me feeling hungry or miserable, or both.
“When I started out on my weight loss I never dreamt I achieved all that I have, I lost 6lb in my first week and was blown away that the changes I had made had such a big impact already.”
I tired lots of different diets but they usually left me feeling hungry or miserable, or bothSharon Livesey
Sharon will now go forward into regional finals of the competition, putting her in the running for the national title, the winner of which will take home a £3,000 cash prize.
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