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I lost 13 stone so I could live to see my sons grow
A MUM has dropped nearly half of her body weight after fearing she would not live to see her disabled son become a teenager.
Jane Morgan, 38, ballooned to 28 stone and a staggering dress size 32 after indulging in daily binges on takeaways and packets of biscuits.
But the Laindon mum was spurred into taking dramatic action to lose weight after doctors told her she would not live to see her eightyear- old disabled son Callum become a teenager.
The mum-of-two, whose other son, Connor, is ten, underwent a gastric bypass operation in September last year.
Since then, she has lost 13 stone.
She now weighs a healthier 15 stone and is a dress size 16.
See how Jane shrunk here
A photo diary shows the staggering change in Jane’s appearance as the weight dropped off over the past 12 months.
The former trainee nurse, of Bourne Avenue, said: “I was terrified I would die and leave my boys without a mum.
“Callum can’t eat, he can’t walk, he can’t talk, but he’s still very naughty and cheeky in his own way.
“My boys are everything to me.
They are hard work, but they give me so much back. I’m grateful I can now live to see them grow up.”
Jane began to pile on the pounds when she was bullied at school.
She binged on fast food such as KFC and McDonald’s and hit 20 stone by the time she was 18.
The mum ballooned further after Callum suffered complications during his birth, which left him with cerebral palsy.
She was later forced to give up her job as a trainee nurse to become a full-time carer for him.
During Jane’s operation, surgeons attached the top section of her stomach directly to her small intestine, by-passing most of the stomach. Since then, she has not been able to eat more than a startersized portion of food.
She said: “If I go to KFC with the boys now, I’ll feel ill after one drumstick because of the grease.
“If I’d kept going the way I was then, I would
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