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To climb your personal summit, you must face those fears head-on

Ready to go on stage: This is me at the international conference in Prague I’ve just hit another milestone in my life’s journey – presenting my clinical trials research as a keynote speaker at the International Summit on Public Health and Preventive Medicine in Prague! I’ve spoken about my clinical trials at medical conferences before, […]

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face up to your fears

Face up to your fears and you’ll discover they aren’t real

LAST week marked another milestone in my life’s journey – presenting my clinical trials research at the prestigious International Public Health conference in Milan! Although I’ve come a long way since my first large audience presentation in Dubai in March, the revelation that I would be the opening speaker brought familiar fears rushing back. Up

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Slimpod weight loss 50lbs

Louise loses 50lbs on Slimpod and finds ‘the me I wanted to be’

SLIMPODDER Louse O’Leary used to run a Slimming World group, so she knows all about dieting and how it can affect your emotional wellbeing. “I was a slave to Slimming World syns and a slave to the scales every Sunday,” she says. “The real difference with Slimpod is that it has retrained my brain to

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Menopause awareness: Hats off (and everything else) to my bare ladies

THE menopause can seem like a devastating prison sentence for many women,  a world of tears and despair. But 12 Yorkshire lasses have set themselves free and, with huge smiles on their faces, stripped off for the camera to give hope and encouragement to everyone. To mark Menopause Awareness Day on Tuesday (October 18) they’ve

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‘I was living in a fat suit, now with Slimpod I’ve lost 11 stone’

I LOVE meeting Slimpodders because their success stories are so uplifting and inspiring. During the summer I was lucky enough to meet Lorraine Murphy, the day after her daughter’s wedding. Lorraine has lost 11 stone 6 lbs (which is 157 lbs or, for anyone who does metric, 71 kilos). She was positively glowing. And I’m

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