The couple after losing
nearly six stones between them.
Clara Crookshanks before they lost weight.
A LOCAL couple who have shed nearly six stone
between them have made it through the finals of slimming
Hugh and Clara Crookshanks have been
celebrating this week after hearing that they have been
nominated in the national finals of the 'Mr and Mrs' Slimming
World 2008 competition.
Hugh and Clara are members of the Lisburn
Slimming World group which runs on Thursdays at Lisburn Racquets
Club. They were amongst 26 couples from all over the UK to
attend the Slimming World's head office in Derbyshire, where
they received champagne and certificates to congratulate them
for their achievement. The 26 couples lost a staggering 185
stone 5Ib between them.
The couple said: "We were delighted to get
through to the national final of the competition and hear
everyone's stories. We both follow Food Optimising, Slimming
World's healthy eating plan and have been amazed at how much we
can eat and lose still weight."
Amanda Hartley, who runs the Lisburn Slimming
World Group, commented: "l'm so proud of Hugh and Clara, they've
done really well and the whole group are really excited that
they've got so far in the national competiion. They are
fantastic role models for all of us."