Archive for the “Healthy eating” category
Support to set goals means I now lead a healthier lifestyle
Heart failure had a dramatic impact on Ken’s life and he misses what he used to do. Shortness of breath and a lack of motivation gave way to depression. Simple changes, ideas and encouragement led to healthy eating and gentle exercise.
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Losing 8 stone transformed my life!
Weighing more than 26 stone Andrew could no longer walk a few metres without getting out of breath. With the help of his local healthy weight service, he has managed to break habits of a lifetime and completely transform his lifestyle. Andrew’s story After struggling …
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I weighed 17 stone – I now buy size 10 clothes
Hitting a milestone birthday and looking back on a life burdened by her weight left Rachel desperate for change. She shed the pounds with the help of the Trust’s healthy weight service. I weighed 17 stone at my largest, but now I delight in picking …
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I lost five and a half stone after quitting
Shauna stopped smoking and lost five and a half stone, breaking the myth that quitting makes you gain weight. Shauna’s story “Why did I give up smoking? Because I knew I was going to die if I didn’t. I had to think, ‘Are cigarettes worth …
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Health coaching and encouragement improved my communication skills
A back injury led to a series of problems including weight gain, alongside angina and diabetes. Len lost interest in hobbies and felt socially isolated. But through health coaching and encouragement Len learnt better ways to communicate with health professionals, changed his medication and discovered …
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