“I wasn’t looking forward to Christmas parties because when everyone else was all dressed up, I always felt uncomfortable in what I was wearing and whenever there was a group photo I’d be the one who offered to take it so I didn’t have to be in it.
“That’s one of the reasons why the school Christmas party photo really shocked me – I finally saw myself how I really looked.”
Signing up for her local Slimming World group, the dieter changed her lifestyle and started eating healthier foods.
Previously skipping breakfast and snacking on sweets, chocolate and crisps, Cory decided to ditch the treats.
Before shaping up, the dieter would tuck into kebabs, pizza and chips but she swapped those foods for healthy home cooked meals.