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Meet Mary

Lost 20kgs and 69cm. I was feeling unhappy in myself and my health was suffering. Dr recommended a Diabetic Educator: when I rang her she was no longer consulting and referred me to Healthy Inspirations as she had lost her weight by following their program. Following the H.I. program, I was surprised how easy it […]

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Meet Shirley

Lost 65kg and 127cm. I was very unhappy and unhealthy which was affecting my day to day life and I was having lots of problems with my knees. I loved coming to Healthy Inspirations to weigh in each week as it made me accountable and if I was struggling my consultant was always full of […]

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Meet Bernadette

Lost 27kgs and 70cms I have struggled with being overweight since I was in high school; I became obese after having my children. I have tried various fad diets to try and lose weight, some worked for a short time but I always put the weight back on. My health prompted me to change my […]

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Throw out the scales

Advice to throw out the scales seems like a contradiction coming from blog all about weight loss.  Let me tell you why it’s not. Good health is about a lot more than weight loss. While it’s true that losing weight, especially around the mid-section, leads to better health outcomes, that’s only part of the story. […]

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Meet Caroline McE

Lost 15.2 kilos and 100.5 cm. It was a series of little events and a growing feeling of increasing discomfort within my body and mind. My clothing choices were no longer about style, opting for clothes that covered more. Socialising was diminishing, not because life was too busy, I just didn’t like to be seen. A […]

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Meet Karen C

Lost 28 kilos and 75 cm – 2017 Slimming Story of the Year I have come from walking around with a cane at age 51, and a hip replacement operation in October 2016 after suffering from arthritis for 8 years, to having the energy of a 30 year old. I have become a very regular gym […]

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Meet Pam O

Lost 7.7 kilos and 36.5cms. I was struggling to lose weight that just seemed to keep going on. Taking a good look in a full-length mirror was challenging.  My favourite clothes no longer fitted and shopping for new clothes was not a happy experience.  I was heading towards my 70th birthday, and had watched my mother […]

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Meet Marianne S

Marianne before and after

Lost 30 kilos and 100 cm. In 2015 I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis which substantially impacted my mobility making it difficult to exercise without pain. This led to an upward spiral with my weight further diminishing my self-esteem. In January 2017 after I had my arthritis pain and medication under control I joined Heathy Inspirations […]

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Meet Jennifer F

Lost 16.3 kilos and 45 cm. I have been a member of H.I. for many years. My weight has fluctuated, but last year I noticed my knees were becoming sore, I was working at a job that required me to start very early in the morning, I felt permanently “jetlagged”!  So, after visiting a physiotherapist and […]

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Meet Helen N

Lost 11.6 kilos, 41.5cms and 17.18% body weight. I have struggled all my life with my weight, felt self-conscious and held back on enjoying life. I lived on Voltaren for many years to ease my very painful, degenerative lower back, to a point where I considered surgery. I grew up with food being a very important […]

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