I made a career of loving my curves – but being size 18 almost killed me

I made a career of loving my curves – but being size 18 almost killed me

I made a career of loving my curves – but being size 18 almost killed me

7:51 PM on 5th August 2011

Motivational: Jess Weiner made a career of encouraging women to embrace their bodies as they are. But she realised her body had the potential to kill her

Motivational: Jess Weiner made a career of encouraging women to embrace their bodies as they are. But she realised her body had the potential to kill her

Healthier shape: Ms Weiner normalised her blood levels and has lost 25 pounds. She aims to lose a further 30 pounds to avoid the worrying threat of diabetes

Healthier shape: Ms Weiner normalised her blood levels and has lost 25 pounds. She aims to lose a further 30 pounds to avoid the worrying threat of diabetes