Category: Inspiring stories

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How Hayley went from binge eater to salad lover in a year

I THOUGHT I’d heard most things during the 11 years since I created my programme to help people lose weight. But when I met Slimpodder Hayley Millar on Zoom she managed to make my jaw drop – and brought a tear to my eye. She told me the incredible story of her transformation from a

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How Project You can get the very best results from a Slimpod

THERE are two questions we’re often asked: “How do I get the best out of my Slimpod?” and “How long will it take to see results?” Who better to answer those questions than a seasoned Slimpodder! Abi Jones has been on the programme for more than a year so she knows what can be achieved

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Nurse Jen’s hilarious and heart warming story will inspire you

NURSE Jen O’Sullivan has a wonderful story to tell. She’s lost more than eight stone (112lbs) with her Slimpod – but what will amaze you about Jen is not just the weight loss but the inspiring way she’s gone about it. Her journey is both touching and hilarious in equal measures. When we talked over

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Irene proves that if you believe you can – then YOU CAN!

WITH the nights drawing in and the weather getting a bit colder, autumn can be a difficult time for emotional eaters.  Slimpod obviously helps hugely with helping to unravel the patterns of behaviour that get triggered at this time of year but some people with deeply-ingrained habits can turn to food for comfort. So I thought I’d lift you

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At 63, Bridget proves weight loss IS possible post-menopause

EVERY now and again, a Slimpodder comes along with a story about weight loss post-menopause that makes my jaw drop. The lovely Bridget Bartlett is one such person and I know that so many of you will be inspired by what she’s achieved. At 63 years young, Bridget has lost 35 inches off her body

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Slimpod has freed me from emotional eating and given me back my life

This week I thought I’d hand over my usual blog spot to a very special guest: Slimpod Community Manager Lynn Haddrell, who has written a wonderfully inspiring summary of her Slimpod journey so far and what it has meant to her. It’s about SO much more than weight loss! Last weekend (Valentine’s Day, to be

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How Gill rediscovered her weight loss mojo

This week I’m SO delighted to be bringing you a Slimpodder’s weight loss experience with a bit of a twist. It’s one that I’m sure will resonate with lots of you as we all struggle with the ever-changing landscape of lockdown and uncertainty about when it will all end. Gill Lawrence flew through the Gold

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Slimpod’s put me in control and my full signal has returned

I ALWAYS like to use my blog to give you a boost when you need it most – and I think this is one of those times!  You’ll absolutely LOVE the interview I have for you this week. Sarah Shakespeare is part of our Slimpod community and is constantly making us all smile with her

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I lost two stone in four months with Slimpod and I’m a new person

ON a diet since she was 16. Obese for 20 years. Now she’s lost two stone on Slimpod in only four months.  Sally-Anne Griffiths’s story is just the inspiration we need at the moment! I’ve got a wonderful video interview with her and she’s also written about her weight loss experience to show exactly what’s

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Food addiction expert
Member of All-Party Parliamentary Obesity Group
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Ease the stress of emotional eating

STRESS and emotional eating have an extraordinary effect on our food habits, and emotional eating brought on by anxiety is a major reason why more and more people are overweight. The more pressurised life becomes, the more people turn to food in a vain attempt

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Achieve and believe, great things happen

I’M bursting to show you the most remarkable pictures I’ve ever seen that show the power of Slimpods to help you believe and achieve. This is Darin with double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes at the weekend as they competed together in the Portsmouth Duathlon – that’s 5k running, 15k cycling, then 5k running to the finish.

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Breaking out of the failing diet cycle

IF you’ve ever been on a diet and felt trapped in a cycle of doing well and then ruining it again and again, then you’re not alone! I speak to clients all the time who say they’ve “failed” at every diet they’ve tried, sometimes for as long as 40 or 50 years. It’s heart-breaking

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