She has lost two and a half staggering stones in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
And Kate Silverton returned to her wedding dress to recreate a photo from her wedding after her staggering weight loss.
The BBC newsreader, 50, looked like a bride in her Mikado dress of Pronovias silk and lace, before celebrating her 10th birthday with husband Mike Heron.
Wedding day: Kate Silverton slipped back into her wedding dress (left) to recreate a photo of her wedding (right) to husband Mike Heron, almost a decade later
The loving couple, who share two children, returned to St. Paul’s Cathedral to recreate their wedding shots during a photoshoot for Hello! magazine.
The former Strictly Come Dancing star’s beau cut a dapper figure in the same morning suit he wore for their nuptials nearly a decade earlier.
Originally, the longtime couple took wedding photos outside the scenic London landmark, after getting married. at St Bride’s Church on Fleet Street.
Speaking of recreating the special moment, Kate revealed that she felt like a “princess” able to slip into her gorgeous gown once again.
Weight loss: This comes after the 50-year-old BBC news reader lost two and a half stones during the national Covid-19 lockdown (LR: photo before and after the Covid-19 lockdowns)
Smitten: On December 18, Kate is set to turn ten with her husband, who shares two children – Clemency, nine, and Wilbur, six
She said hello! magazine: “Coming back to my wedding dress is heaven, I love it. It made me feel like a princess back then, and being able to wear it again when I had two kids really made me smile.
The broadcaster also said she lost two and a half stones during the lockdown, saying she felt “so much better” since losing weight.
Instead of slipping into unhealthy habits amid the coronavirus pandemic, Kate started on the trampoline, bought a racing bike and found a “good nutritionist”.
She explained, “I was either going to put two and a half stones during the lockdown or lose it, and I lost it. It was a conscious decision and I knew I had to focus.
“I bought myself a Tracy Anderson racing bike, trampoline, and DVDs and found a good nutritionist. I ate at specific times and tried to get more sleep.
Healthy lifestyle: Kate, who appeared on Strictly two years ago, started trampoline, bought a racing bike and found a ‘good nutritionist’ amid the coronavirus pandemic
“I feel so much better in myself. I feel as good as possible at this point in my life.
“That’s all we can ever wish – to feel better about our age and to be able to celebrate it. “
And gushing about her husband, Kate said she knew the former Royal Marine Heron was ‘the one’ when they met 15 years ago.
The TV presenter first met Mike when she attended one of her warzone training classes, saying she had “no doubts” that he was her ” soul mate ”when they got married.
Feeling good: Speaking about her two and a half stone weight loss, Kate said she has felt ‘so much better’ about herself since losing the weight (pictured with Mike in May 2011)
She said: “I knew I had married my soul mate. I had no doubts.
“It took me a long time to get there, but when I met Mike I knew it was him. He brings me peace and I never tire of talking to him.
Speaking to the Daily Mail about her weight loss last month, Kate revealed that she managed to lose two stones just in time for her 50th birthday.
Read the full interview in Hello !, now available
She explained, “I turned 50 and I marked that by saying I want to look as good as possible. “
Kate went on to admit that by juggling her job, teaching her two kids at home and writing a book, she “got to this point when you don’t have a stash.”
She continued, “I have one of these rebounding trampolines. I was studying how toxic stress was present in the body, so jumping up and down helped.
The star also recently completed a 50-lap swim challenge to raise money for children in need and guides in the midst of her fitness training.
Kate, who shares children Clemency, nine, and Wilbur, six, with her husband, had five years of unsuccessful IVF attempts after the couple began trying for a baby.
She had almost resigned herself to never having children when Clemency was conceived naturally two years after their marriage.
Read the full interview in Hello !, now available.
Family: Kate had five years of unsuccessful IVF attempts before her first daughter Clemency conceived naturally two years after their marriage (pictured in August 2019)