Vuyiswa Nyauza’s life changed in 2011 when she fell pregnant, but bringing new life into the world wasn’t an entirely positive experience for her.
“I gained so much weight that year and wasn’t able to shed the weight after I gave birth,” explains Vuyiswa. She weighed 112kg and wore a size 38 after her pregnancy.
“I still have those clothes to prove it. Everywhere I went, people, including friends and family, would comment on my weight.”
Some people even struggled to recognise Vuyiswa because she carried so much weight in her face.
“One of my lowest points came when my ex-husband changed the lyrics of a JayZ and Beyonce song to say he was riding with ‘my fat chick’. That really got me down because it made me realise how everyone perceived me.”
Vuyiswa recalls feeling depressed and ashamed. “I didn’t like going out. I hated visiting anyone. I lived in my own shell. I had lost any sense of inner beauty. In fact, it was even a drag for me to take a bath and dress up because I felt like an ugly duckling. I had lost all my self-confidence.”
But Vuyiswa eventually turned her ex-husband’s hurtful song lyrics into her biggest source of motivation.
“I grew tired of being big and ugly and decided it was time to turn myself into my own version of Beyonce!”
Attack that fat!
Her transformation journey started with a daily glass of lemon water. She then tried different weight-loss programmes. However, real progress towards her weight-loss target began when Vuyiswa’s mother came home with a box of Hlasela Amafutha Herbex Attack the Fat syrup.
“I combined my new Herbex Attack the Fat Syrup with a healthy diet and immediately started to see results – I lost 3kg in one month!”
Vuyiswa then included Herbex Slimmers Drops in her daily regimen, which added extra impetus to her efforts.
“The Slimmers Drops help reduce my cravings so I think less about food. That’s really helpful when I see something that I know is bad for my diet.”
Vuyiswa also learnt to quell any temptations by instead indulging in a tasty Herbex Slimmers Shake.
“The drops delivered such marvellous results that I also started drinking Herbex Slimmers Tea every morning.”
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Vuyiswa lost an amazing 44 kilos in 12 months with this approach and has continued to make progress.
By December 2020, she weighed 47 kilos less than her starting weight and now wears a size 32. And her BMI has dropped to a healthy 21.5.
“I’ve worked extremely hard to look the way I do now. I love my new body shape and I love showing off my body. Even my daughter’s friends at school compliment me and don’t believe I am her mother, which I enjoy.”
She also feels good every day, all day, with boundless energy. “I really enjoy my life now. I’ve made more friends and get compliments everywhere I go, which is the best feeling ever. Best of all, my confidence has never been better.”
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Stocked up on Herbex
Vuyiswa now keeps her supplement cupboard at home stocked with her favourite Herbex products. “My daughter calls it the Hlasela Amafutha cupboard,” quips Vuyiswa.
And she is letting more people in on the secret to her success. “I have made a few people in my circle join in on the products and exercise. It has been amazing. Herbex definitely leaves you with less fat and feeling great about your body. Thank you, Herbex!”
- Height: 1.74m
- Starting weight: 112kg
- Weight now: 65kg (Dec 2020)
- Total weight loss: 47kg
- Current BMI: 21.5