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Losing It! Snore no more!

Posted 3 years ago

Losing It!
Joanne Mackie, 33, Stonehaven
Was… 17st 4lb Now…  10st 12lb
I’d gone to a family party, and Mum pulled me to one side, to say she was worried about my weight!
Well she had a point, as I struggled to fit into a size-24.
I also suffered with sleep apnoea, where I stopped breathing in my sleep, and I snored, too.
So, in October…

Losing It! Breathing easy!

Posted 3 years ago

Losing It!
Sue Cadogan, 66, Cardiff
Was… 17st 3lb Now… 10st 8lb
I’m glad I’m not obese…’ I said one day.
‘But, Mum, you are,’ replied my son.
Harsh, but he was right. I’d been fat for years. Struggled to keep up with my grandchildren.
My son was really worried, as I also had emphysema and Type 2 diabetes.
He’d lost weight with the Cambridge Weight Plan,…

Losing It! Beating Comfort Eating!

Posted 3 years ago

Losing It!
Jeanette Richards, 54, Buntingford, Herts
Was… 14st 5lb. Now… 11st 5lb.
Who was that fat lady with the moon-shaped face in the photos of my 50th birthday party?
When I realised it was me, I was shocked!
My weight had shot up after I lost my husband Barry to oesophageal cancer in 2005. I comfort-ate and before I knew it, I was over…

Losing It! Out of the Plus Sizes!

Posted 3 years ago

Losing It!
Kirsty Hull, 26, Northern Ireland
Was… 16st. Now… 10st.

I was one of the chubbiest kids in the class. And I wore glasses.
No surprise then that, at age 14, I was bullied.
Huge portions and endless snacks meant I became a fat adult, a size-22.
Then, three years ago, I was out shopping and I had to walk past all the pretty dresses to…