Looking forward to meeting you.
WW Coach Bina x
Lost: 7 st*
Roll on 18 years to summer 2019 and the next chapter. I couldn’t be more excited: WW asked me would I be interested in becoming a WW Coach? YES! was the first word I uttered, I’m always learning and have so much knowledge to share, tips, tricks, ideas to help you become the person you want to be on your weight loss and wellness journey. WW has always been there for me, now I’m going to be there for you: we got this, together we can do and achieve anything.
Looking forward to meeting you all.
The Straw that broke the Camel’s back!
Aiming to drop a dress size for her wedding, Bina Dinan of Northwest Cork tagged along to a WW meeting with a friend and lost 7 stone!
“WW changed my life. Eighteen years on, I am still wearing size 12 clothes, and I feel amazing. But I still think about that poor camel, and that awful musty dress”, Bina says.
Bina was packing size 22-24 clothes for her first sun holiday with then–boyfriend, Patrick.
“I was looking forward to the food and the drink, and spending time with Patrick, but, by day three, my clothes were too tight, from steak, chips, countless fizzy drinks and cocktails”.
Patrick reassured Bina it was just the heat, and the happy couple excitedly booked a camel trip in the desert. Being escorted to the camels they noticed some upheaval down the line, then a heap of sand bags arrived by our sides, Bina recalls. “The poor animal didn’t realise what was ahead of him, but suddenly it hit me that the sand bags were to balance me and Patrick.”
Wedding dress shopping proved to be another wake-up call for Bina. She recalls being brought to the back of one shop, passing all the amazing wedding dresses and the assistant pulling back a curtain to reveal a musty smelling room, with three off-white dreary looking wedding gowns hanging there. We had a giggle trying to zip up the dresses, and one fitted me…..result! But, OMG, it looked ridiculous”, says Bina.
Miles away from her day-trip on holidays, this wedding dress fitting was actually the straw that broke the camel’s back.
“I decided, to lose a stone to fit into a size 20 wedding dress for our special day. 14 months later having discovered WW and her ‘totally amazing leader’ Margaret Downey, Bina walked up the aisle in a stunning size 12 wedding dress.
“The day I decided to take control of my eating, and lifestyle, is right up there, alongside our wedding day, as one of the best days of my life”.
“Now I follow the SmartPoints® system as I need to control what I eat…but I also use all the knowledge I’ve gathered from WW over the years. I’ve always learned heaps in Workshop, that’s why it’s so important to me to stay to the talk after all these years”.