Sam Bailey hopes to drop another dress size

OMG! From unfashionable size 18 in need of some serious style advice to yummy mummy, prison officer Sam Bailey, 36, has shed the title of The X Factor‘s SuBo – or Screwbo, as she was harshly described.

The mum of two amazingly shed a stone in time for the live shows.

So how did she do it?

Sam reveals: We have a chef in the X Factor house who cooks me proper food.

‘I was working a 41-hour week before and didn’t have time to eat three meals a day.

‘This is the first time I’ve eaten properly.

‘I’m getting more confident, but I want to lose another dress size and then I’ll be happy.’

Sam used to be a size 8, but put on weight after she quit smoking.

She tells Now she hated her body so much she wouldn’t let her husband of nine years Craig, 40, see her naked.

She admits: I was very self-conscious. My breasts are huge and I had fat everywhere.

‘I wouldn’t get changed in front of my other half without turning the lights off.’

Read more about The X Factor in this week’s Now magazine dated 21 October 2013 – download the digital edition now

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