James ‘Arg’ Argent beams as he shows off his incredible 9.5 stone weight loss in a loose shirt … after adjusting a gastric sleeve
James ‘Arg’ Argent looked as happy as ever on Thursday as he pulled on a baggy shirt that overwhelmed him after his incredible nine-and-a-half stone weight loss.
The former TOWIE star, 33, had a gastric sleeve fitted earlier this year and has been losing weight since.
Doctors ordered James to “lose weight or die” after weighing 27 stones.
Slimming down: James ‘Arg’ Argent looked as happy as ever on Thursday as he pulled on a baggy shirt that overwhelmed him after his incredible nine-and-a-half stone weight loss; right picture 2019
James looked like a different man in the blink of an eye, wearing the loose red patterned shirt, white jeans, and black loafers.
He was beaming in the photo as his tousled brown hair was parted in the middle.
The reality TV star was very open about her weight loss journey and took to Instagram after her surgery earlier this year: “Back to solid foods. I am thrilled with the results, 5 1/2 Stone weight loss so far! Thanks to the @wearetransform team for guiding me on how to get solids back into my diet.
“I want to stick to nutritious foods as part of a well-balanced diet to help me achieve my weight loss goals. ”
Weight Loss Trip: James had a gastric tube fitted earlier this year and has lost weight since; photographed in April 2021
In June, the reality TV star appeared on Steph’s Packed Lunch where he spoke about his weight loss journey.
He explained, “It was horrible, I was still extremely uncomfortable, I couldn’t look at myself in the mirror.
“It was depressing and it just wasn’t me. Now I am starting to feel like myself again and am excited about what the future will bring.
The reality TV star continued, “It was scary having 27 stones… It was serious, the doctors were telling me how dangerous it was… I knew it was something I had to sort out enough. quickly.”
He reached 27th place during the lockdown and previously said he wanted to lose a total of 10th, but now wants to lose 15th, more than half of his previous bodyweight.
James reportedly hoped to “lose at least one stone every month by 2022” and enlisted the help of close friend and fitness fanatic, Mark Wright.
Mark, 34, told James “he can join him at the gym anytime he wants.”
A source told The Sun: “It’s a lot, but he’s determined to do it because he feels so much healthier after his surgery. He got a lot of support from Mark.
The newspaper adds that James threw away all of his XXL size clothes in an effort to stay motivated on his weight loss journey.
A friend told the newspaper: “James has never felt better in his life and the weight has dropped much faster than he ever imagined. It made him realize that he can lose even more weight. weight, so he plans to go.
“The only downside is he has to buy a whole new wardrobe. But he puts away objects that he no longer carries or that drown him so as not to be tempted to gain weight. James is making a change for life. ‘
The reality TV star’s next ambition is to swim the English channel and he also has hopes of running a marathon.
Sad: he explained about Steph’s packed lunch in June: “It was horrible, I was still extremely uncomfortable, I couldn’t look at myself in the mirror”; photographed in 2019