A working mother-of-three who struggled with binge eating has revealed how she shed 10 kilos within eight weeks without marathon workout sessions.
Emily Baldwin, from Perth, Western Australia, lived off an unhealthy diet of sweets including chocolates, ice cream and lollies and would sometimes devour a jar of Nutella in one sitting.
As she struggled with her fluctuating weight, the 37-year-old business owner said she confined herself indoors because she was too ashamed of her size 16 frame.
Determined to get on top of her weight once and for all, she overhauled her lifestyle and has now has proudly showed off her incredible body transformation.
Before and after: Emily Baldwin whose weight spiralled from bingeing on food has revealed how she shed 10 kilos within eight weeks by simply working out just 28 minutes a day
Determined to get on top of her weight once and for all, the mother-of-three slimmed down to a size 12 within two months after she overhauled her lifestyle
The mother said she's now able to enjoy the outdoors without feeling self-conscious about her weight
Before her weight loss, Emily - who runs a doggy daycare centre and grooming salon - said she found herself binge eating to cope with her emotions.
'I've always struggled with my weight,' Emily told Daily Mail Australia.
'I was pretty lazy with my diet. I used to binge eat a lot but also ate healthy with our main meals. It was the binge eating that contributed to weight gain.
'I was also emotionally eating a lot - whether it was stress, sad or happy but I knew this was something I had to overcome.
'I was pretty lazy with my diet. I used to binge eat a lot but also ate healthy with our main meals it was the binge eating that contributed to weight gain.
'I have a big sweet tooth so I was eating anything like chocolate, ice cream, lollies... Id also go through jar of Nutella.'
Emily - who documents her weight loss journey on Instagram - said she avoided leaving her home because she didn't feel confident.
'I felt extremely embarrassed and avoided going out anywhere,' Emily said.
'I would avoid seeing friends and avoid cameras all the time. I never wanted to be in photos with my children and if I did, I rarely posted them.'
Before her weight loss, Emily said she found herself binge eating to cope with her emotions
For anyone who wants to lose weight, Emily - who's now a size 12 to 14 - said: 'Don't be so hard on yourself, our weight does not define who we are'
Emily shared snaps of some of the healthy meals she prepared - breakfast: low carb toast with almond butter and half banana (top), lunch: Peri peri halloumi sandwich (bottom left) and dinner: chicken salad (bottom right)
BREAKFAST: Low carb toast with almond butter and half a banana - or smashed avocado and goats cheese with low carb bread
LUNCH: Peri peri halloumi sandwich or smoked salmon sandwich
DINNER: Warm chicken salad or BBQ corn and chorizo salad
Despite going to CrossFit up to five times a week, Emily said she was still struggling with her fluctuating weight.
'I've done many diets and programs, lost a bit here and there but never stuck to something 100 per