Since gaining the courage to join a slimming group two years ago Alex Foster-Pegg has not only lost 10 stone – but has met a new partner and moved almost 200 miles to start a fresh life. The 43-year-old’s ‘life changing’ journey with Weight Watchers began when Alex found out she was pregnant and wanted to get healthy to cope with the demands of raising a child. But after initially going to help her lose weight she went on to meet partner Simon Clegg through the slimming group’s website and has now swapped Dorset for Burslem. Now the chef, whose daughter Ella will turn three next month, is set to run her own Weight Watchers sessions. When she joined a slimming group in Dorset back in January 2016, she was 20 stone and 5lbs. Alex said: “I was always led to believe I wouldn’t have children and then I found out I was pregnant. Being older I wanted to make sure I was able to do everything this child would want to do and be able to run around after … [Read more...] about This 43-year-old lost 10 stone… and then swapped Dorset for Burslem!
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The Incredibles 2 is the sequel that Jack Bryan's mum never thought her son would see. Fourteen years ago, when the first film came out, Jack was aged two. He'd also just been given days to live after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. Today Claire views Jack as her very own superhero after he survived against the odds. Jack is now ticking off the milestones just like any other teenager and Claire was recently proud to see him attend his prom. She blinked back tears of joy as she snapped photos of her smiling 16-year-old looking handsome in his blue three-piece suit. It’s a life-stage Clare and husband David once feared they’d never see their son reach. “After Jack was diagnosed with a brain tumour, I’d lie awake for hours at night fearing he’d never reach his milestones,” said Claire from Durham. “Would he be able to go to nursery, school, do exams, go to prom, ever get a job? So I could have burst with pride when I waved him off to his … [Read more...] about Incredibles fan days from death as two-year-old beats brain tumour to see sequel
A MUM who is in the best shape of her life has revealed his incredible weight loss journey. By Christine Younan / Published 6th July 2018 FACEBOOK WEIGHT LOSS: Justine Whitchurch dropped 5st to become a bikini model Justine Whitchurch, 45, lost 3st 11lbs when she turned 40 and entered her first bikini modelling competition a year later. As she entered her 40s, the Australian claims she is in the best shape and swears by the simple things for weight loss. She’s turned her back on her old lifestyle of over-eating and drinking “excessive amounts of alcohol”, which landed her in hospital. FACEBOOK TRANSFORMATION: The 45-year-old shared her photos online “I was told I wouldn't survive if I continued down this path” Justine Whitchurch Speaking to the Mail Online, she said: “I had lost all control, and when I visited the hospital I was told I wouldn't survive if I continued down this path."Looking into her daughter’s … [Read more...] about 45-year-old Mum sheds 4st to become bikini model – here she reveals ALL her secrets
Lifestyle / Entertainment by Press Association 05/07/2018, 6:10 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Emmerdale star Laura Norton has told how she lost three stone in weight after kicking her four litres-a-day Coca-Cola habit. In an interview with the Daily Mirror, the actress, who plays Kerry Wyatt in the soap, revealed she had a secret addiction to the sugary drink which started when she was a teenager. At one point Norton was drinking two two-litre bottles a day but the 35-year-old managed to break the habit and credits Emmerdale with the achievement. She told the newspaper: “It was about three years ago when I started to lose weight. “I was in skimpy outfits all the time on telly, and the camera also adds weight to you, so I thought I’d do something. “I started to do a bit of exercise, which I hadn’t done for years. “You get a bit older and weight is harder to lose. Then I cut the … [Read more...] about Emmerdale star reveals she ditched her Coca-Cola habit to lose weight
A MUM-of-three who was left blind after using 20-year-old mascara has warned beauty fans to be vigilant of make-up use-by dates. Shirley Potter, 50, from Adelaide, Australia, applied the old lash-lengthening treatment ahead of a night out with her daughters. But the next morning she was left in agony with red, swollen eyes. She told Daily Mail Australia: “I was born with a defect in my left eye, which meant I never had sight or feeling in it whatsoever. “But the morning after our night on the town, I started to feel excruciating pain in both eyes - even then I knew something was seriously wrong.” Shirley visited her ophthalmologist who told her she was fine, but she felt her sight deteriorating. “Months of pain went by, until one day I fell over a baby's pram in our local shopping centre. I genuinely couldn't see it, and my husband said we need to go back for more tests,” she said. After repeated visits to specialists, Shirley’s ophthalmologist … [Read more...] about Mum left BLIND after using 20-year-old mascara warns about make-up use-by dates