Lard girl goes forth…

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There comes a time in every girl’s life when she has a terrible moment of being ‘self aware’, like some A.I. computer realising it is just a box of flashing lights & will never go, say, water–skiing or make paper aeroplanes or do any of the physical things in life…. For a girl, this moment of self-awareness is usually the dawning that she may just be a little bit fat, or even worse that…she may just be Lard Girl.

I remember my moment of being self – aware, it is very clear to me, and it happened on Fleetwood High Street.  A strange and rather bog-standard place for an epiphany, but these things tends to spring up on you when you’re not looking. (Because, let’s face it, if you knew it was coming you’d probably run away as fast as your … Read More »

Helen Thompson – my story

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Age – 36
Pre baby weight – 9.5 stone / size 10
Top weight – 14.5 stone / size 16-18
Total weight lost – 5 stone

I had always struggled with my weight and had tried every diet in the book, with little success. I had my first son 5 years ago and I put on 4 stone. It took so much time and hard work for me to get my weight down again.

I then had my second child two years ago and a year on, was still 5 stone more than i had been pre-pregnancies. I was feeling pretty down on myself and out of control of my body. My energy levels were at an all time low and my skin and hair looked dull and lifeless. I didn’t want to continue following diets that would see my weight continue to fluctuate. I … Read More »