Exmouth woman sheds six stone to have baby

AN Exmouth housewife has shed six stone in weight in a bid to have a baby.

AN Exmouth housewife has shed six stone in weight in a bid to have a baby.

Shelley Popper tipped the scales at a hefty 19st 8lb before shedding the weight so she and husband Shane could start a family.

Mrs Popper said: "I couldn't have done this without Shane. He's been my rock. Every week he says I'm doing so well.

"I don't think my body would have taken pregnancy."


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After two years of hard work and dedication the 5ft 3" Slimming World member now weighs in at 13st 5lb after shrinking from a size 26 dress size to a 12 to 14.

She is determined to get down to 12st - the weight she was when she married 10 years ago.

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The former lover of junk food followed the slimming club's healthy eating plan in a bid to beat the bulge.

Mrs Popper was shocked into dieting in January 2007 when her mother-in-law showed her photographs - and she did not recognise herself.

She and husband Shane now cycle 40 miles a week together to keep the weight off.

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