Dawn French is a famous British actress and comedian who became a star through TV shows like “French and Saunders.”
Lately, when she showed up at the Glamour Awards, fans noticed that she looked slimmer than before. This unexpected change has left her fans surprised and eager to learn more about her weight loss journey. What could be the secret behind her transformation? It’s got everyone curious!
Why did Dawn Lose Weight?
French was suffering from uterine cancer, so she made the decision to lose weight.
She went through keyhole surgery and after that doctors asked her to lose weight to speed up her recovery.
As a result, she lost 7.5 Stones (98 pounds). Dawn said, “The doctor told me that if I could lose some weight before the op, they would be able to do it via keyhole, and I would recover in three weeks or so,”
She said that the doctor said otherwise it would be big open surgery and would take three months to recover, so she chose to drop a few stones.
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Dawn French Started Gaining Weight Again
Dawn lost weight between 2011 to 2014, but after 2014, she started gaining weight again.
In October 2020, speaking in a podcast, she shared her thoughts on gaining pounds again.
French said, “I’ve gone back to being an entire barrel, but do you know what, I’m going to be 63 this year, I don’t give a f*ck, I really don’t, so long as I can walk.”
How Dawn French Lost Weight?
While Speaking on the 30 Million Minutes tour, Dawn told the audience that there was no “magic” way to shed the pounds.
She tried to keep things as simple and as healthy as she could.
French matched her target weight and continued to exercise more. But she never pressured too much herself.
Dawn said, “I just did less eating and more exercising and I’ve kept that up. But I know that that’s not it and I’ll have to do more.”
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French’s Thoughts on Her Body
French said that she never disliked her body, even when she was very fat.
She said that she used to get really angry when she started losing weight, people said ‘You look so well,’ as if she looked awful before.
Before and After Weight Loss
Before Dawn French began her journey to shed some pounds, she used to weigh a hefty 19 Stone, which is about 266 pounds!
But thanks to her hard work, she managed to lose 7 Stone, which is around 98 pounds. Now, she weighs a much lighter 12 Stone, which is approximately 168 pounds.
Dawn French’s weight loss journey tells us that if we select a goal with positive thoughts, we can achieve it with our hard efforts.
We should never give up and work hard for our target. Because no matter how dark it seems there is going to be a light at the end of the tunnel.