AFTER Weight: 13st 13lb Dress size: 16
When Jo Lines, 39, from Plymouth, ended her 13-year marriage, she focused on herself again
On the day of our 13th anniversary in August 2018, after two children and 20 years together, my husband and I decided to go our separate ways. Things between us hadn’t been right for a while, and, in some ways, finally finding the courage to break up was a relief, but picking up the pieces was hard and I quickly realised I wasn’t the same woman who’d walked down the aisle all those years ago.
‘It’s all about me now’
When I looked back at photographs of me in my size-14 wedding dress, that slim and confident woman was almost unrecognisable.
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Issue 4 2020