BAKE Off's Paul Hollywood has revealed he lost a stone on a diet of boiled eggs, bread and soup. The TV host, 55, went back to basics to trim down after he piled on the pounds from the first lockdown. Paul has told how he stripped back his diet and upped his exercise to get fit again. He told The Mirror : "I’ve actually lost a stone. In fact, just over. I am working out a little bit – doing a bit of walking and running and tinkering... just watching what I’m eating really." He explained: "Every morning I have a couple of eggs from the farm down the road and I make my own toast. So, it’s chucky eggs and soldiers and then in the evening I may have another slice of bread with tomato soup." He revealed he has kicked booze to the curb too, telling the outlet: "I’m on about 1,100 calories a day. I drink about two litres of water as well. I haven’t had alcohol for about four months." Paul said that he put on a few extra pounds because he couldn't leave his house to … [Read more...] about Bake Off’s Paul Hollywood reveals he lost a stone on a diet of boiled eggs, bread and soup
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DEAR DEIDRE: AFTER she rowed with my husband, my daughter cut all contact with me. Until then, my grandson was a huge part of my life. I have gone from doing the lion’s share of childcare to not seeing my grandson at all in the past six months. It breaks my heart. I am a 55-year-old grandma, while my husband is 58. We have been married for 30 years. Ever since my grandson was born, I looked after him a couple of days a week while his mum worked. It was hard but I always loved spending time with him. He is a gorgeous little lad and is now five. Two years ago, our daughter split from her partner and moved in with us. We helped her get back on her feet and clear her debts. My daughter can be lazy so I made it clear she was welcome in our home only on the understanding that when she was not working, she would be responsible for her son. Read more online CAN’T GAIN WEIGHT? Struggling to put on the pounds? For the Want To Put On Weight? support pack, … [Read more...] about My daughter cut all contact with me after a row and I can’t see my grandson
The US could see a "fourth surge" of coronavirus cases fuelled by the spread of variants, a top health official has warned. Dr Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said variants are a "real threat to our people and progress", and that there was real concern of a possible fourth wave based on some concerning CDC data. Live COVID updates from the UK and around the world New COVID-19 cases in the States have plateaued, following some steep drops, and have started to increase again over the last few days. Declines in hospitalisations and deaths are also "potentially levelling off at still a very high number", Dr Walensky said. Advertisement What threat do new variants pose? There are currently around 70,000 coronavirus cases a day and 2,000 daily deaths, Dr Walensky added. Overall, the outbreak has killed more than half a million Americans. More from Covid-19 … [Read more...] about COVID-19: US warned of possible ‘fourth surge’ if coronavirus variants spread
HOLDING her tiny baby to her chest, Starr Richards spends a final few treasured moments with her daughter before saying goodbye. It's a heartbreaking memory she'll never forget and one she bravely chose to have photographed - before sharing the picture on social media to help other mums experiencing devastating baby loss. And she's not alone, as Essex mum Leanne Beazeley also made the brave decision to share photos of her own final moments with her son William, who was stillborn at 42 weeks. They are now opening up about their experiences after Chrissy Teigen revealed that she and husband John Legend tragically lost their baby son Jack . The model, 34, shared a stream of heart-rending photos of their final moments as they grieved together on Instagram, and many of her followers praised her for being so open. However, she also sadly fell victim to cruel comments from some vile trolls who criticised her decision to share the personal photos - claiming the moment should … [Read more...] about Chrissy Teigen WAS right to share pics of pregnancy loss – photos of our tragic babies are our most precious possession