Weight loss success for Leicester City resident

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15 Oct 2015

It was the nurse that referred me to Get Healthy services to help me with diet and exercise.

I began by making several changes to my lifestyle such as reducing my portion sizes, introducing more fruit and vegetables, and completely cutting out fizzy drinks. Gradually I built in more exercise, previously I had lead a very inactive lifestyle due to pains that I suffered in my knees and legs. With the help of Deepa, my Get Healthy Coach I began by setting small goals of 5 minute walks to eventually going to the gym 2-3 times per week.


One of the most noticeable differences for me has been going from a size 22 to a 16. I also have much greater stamina, before walking for just a short distance used to make me out of breath but now I can walk and exercise with ease. Finally, I am much more confident, something that my family have really noticed, and I generally feel much happier and more energised.

Making these changes has been so worthwhile and I wouldn’t change it for the world. When I started using the services I weighed over 18 stone, and with Deepa’s help I have managed to drop down to 13 stone, which is an incredible achievement. I feel blessed to have got this far by making small sustainable changes and I still enjoy my favourite punjabi dishes. I have changed my life for the better, my doctors and nurses are so proud of me and I can’t thank my Get Healthy Coach Deepa enough for encouraging me at every hurdle to be the person that I am today. I feel so much happier and healthier.

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