Morbidly obese woman sheds half her body weight 

Mail Online | 1/8/2019 | Caters News Agency
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A Melbourne woman has lost an incredible 62 kilograms and seven dress sizes.

Zoe Batchelor, 34, was morbidly obese, tipping the scales at 127 kilograms and wearing a size 26.

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The mother-of-two consumed a diet of fast food and large portions of home-cooked meals, ice cream and chocolate.

Now weighing 65 kilograms and a size 10, Ms Batchelor follows a diet of lean protein, vegetables and healthy carbohydrates.

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Ms Batchelor said she was always 'in denial' about her size - even after she had gotten so big that she was unable to do up her aeroplane seatbelt.

Instead of asking a flight attendant for a seatbelt extender, Ms Batchelor said she would pretend to have her seatbelt done up properly by hiding it under stomach - a tactic she relied on for her nearly 10 years to 'save embarrassment'.

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'I first realised that my seatbelt wouldn't do up on a domestic flight to Perth back in 2008,' Ms Batchelor said. 'I was mortified and couldn't believe that I had gotten that big.'

'I was far too embarrassed to ask for a seatbelt extender,' she added. 'I didn't want to draw that kind of attention to myself and did not want everyone looking at me in pity.'

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To 'save embarrassment', Ms Batchelor would hide the belt under her stomach or would have one of her children sit on her lap.

'I didn't want to face...
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