Erin Townsend age 26 from Lincoln who has lost six stone doing the Cambridge diet in seven months and now weighs 10 stone 2 pounds. See SWNS story SWCOMA: A mother told how she was shamed into losing a third of her body weight after she was so fat she was put into a COMA. Podgy Erin Townsend, 26, found herself buying size 20 clothes after scoffing takeaways and having two children. But at the age of just 21, the mother suffered a stroke and multiple blood clots which doctors explained was down to her weight. Doctors were forced to induce a coma as her brain started to swell, and after regaining conciousness Erin was unable to walk and talk properly.