Mum who was 'too big for theme park rides' celebrates 12 stone weight loss with Disneyland trip

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Video shows an incredible transformation after a 32 stone woman lost 11st 10lbs in just nine months - and celebrated with a trip to Disneyland.

Anastasia Morris, 32, said she used to be ‘too big’ for any theme park rides - but after an incredible weight loss she has celebrated with a trip to Disneyland.

Gastric bypass surgery

Last year after tipping the scales weighing 31st 13lbs - the highest weight her bathroom scales could record - and bursting out of a size 36 - she decided to make a change. She wanted to go on theme park rides and enjoy day trips with Euan, her 12 year old son, so she had gastric bypass surgery in August 2023.

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Huge weight loss

She lost 3st 7lbs in the first month - and has now lost 11st 10lbs in total nine months on. Now 19st 10lbs and a size 22, Anastasia can weigh herself on her bathroom scales with ease - and is looking forward to losing another 9st 10lbs to reach her goal weight.

‘I was too big for theme park rides’

Ms Morris, from Llanymynech, Wales, said: "I would always be thinking 'what can I eat next?' and after I had my son the weight continued to creep up. It got to the point I could barely walk - I was too big for theme park rides and couldn't sit in booth seats at restaurants.”

The admin assistant said she felt like she was ‘existing’ - but the weight loss has changed her life. "I can go on day trips with my family and walk for miles - my only regret is that I didn't get the surgery sooner."

No more anxiety

Ms Morris claims she hadn’t been on a theme park ride since she was 15, and that she would have to watch while her son rode with his dad. She said: "All I ever wanted was to shop in normal clothes shops and go on a theme park ride with my son. Now I can do that - we went to Disneyland in April and I walked around all day and went on every ride with my son.

"I don't have the constant anxiety that I won't fit in the seat or wondering if my chair will break underneath me any more.”

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