This mum’s journey has had its ups and downs but she is loving life and more determined than ever

Healthy Mummy Stephanie's weight loss journey has been full of ups and downs including surgery and loss of belief that she will succeed. She is now halfway to her goal, loving life and more determined than ever.
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We at The Healthy Mummy support healthy weight loss through healthy eating, exercise and huge amounts of support but we understand that some people need extra help in the form of a range of surgeries in order to help support their health and weight loss journey.

Our community is about no judgement just support and we know that every person’s journey is unique and we are just here to support you all in any way we can.

Healthy Mummy Stephanie Payne has had a tumulous weight loss journey that has included multiple surgeries to help get her healthy. Her journey has had many ups and downs but since discovering The Healthy Mummy Stephanie has discovered a new person within herself and is looking forward to the future.

Stephanie Payne transformation

Same elephant, same girl riding it but a different mindset

“I’m blown away by this photo. Same elephant, same girl riding it, the same amount of giggles doing it but a huge 79kg difference between each photo. 32kg of them I’ve lost with The Healthy Mummy. The other 85kg will be gone the same way.”

The ups and downs of Stephanie’s weight loss journey

“Many of you know my story – I had lap band surgery back in 2010 when I was told if I didn’t do something I would die. I got down to 165kg in 2011 and needed another lot of surgery when my band slipped which saw me go back up to 211kg 18 months later. I still have my lap band but it’s not functioning as I require another lot of surgery should I want it to function.

I hovered between 190kg and 210kg for years and had come to the conclusion that I was simply destined to be big for the rest of my life and that was how it was going to be. That’s before I found The Healthy Mummy.”

More than just weight loss, how The Healthy Mummy has helped Stephanie

“In the 10 months, I’ve been following The Healthy Mummy I’ve learnt so much. As I lose my kilos, I gain so much more. I’m discovering someone I didn’t know existed and I surprise myself every day.

It sometimes doesn’t seem real that I have come so far especially after the struggles I’ve had but as I sit on the elephant at exactly my halfway point between my heaviest weight and my goal weight of 85kg, I know more than ever that I’m going to achieve my goals.”

Stephanie’s advice to others on their own weight loss journey

“Consistency, determination, staying accountable and believing in myself have been some of the keys to my success. And accepting that it’s not always going to be easy and I’m not always going to be perfect has helped me through the hard bits.

I am honoured to be able to share my journey with you all and it warms my heart to know how many of you are inspired by my story. As cliche as it sounds, I want you to know that if I can do it, you can do it as well.

You deserve to give yourself another shot just like I did. You’ll thank yourself for it and so will your Elephant when you sit on him when you’re 79kg lighter.”

We are so grateful for your honesty, openness and candour about your weight loss journey Stephanie. We love the results you have gotten already and know that you will make it to your goal in no time!

Are you ready to kick-start your weight loss?


If you are interested in kickstarting your weight loss and want to improve your energy – not to mention – improve your overall health and wellbeing – our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is an awesome program to check out. 

Our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge includes:
  • 28 days of at home exercise routines (no gym needed) – with video instruction
  • Customisable and breastfeeding friendly meal plans (including a 7 day cleanse)
  • Time-efficient exercises for busy mums – under 30 mins
  • Challenge combines Pilates exercises with interval and circuit training (HIIT)
  • Suitable for basic to advanced fitness levels
  • Home to thousands of EASY-TO-MAKE recipes!

To learn more about our 28 DAY WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE CLICK HERE 

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