For most of my adult life I’ve been on a diet and battled with food addictions but I’ve always been a comfortable size 14. As I got older it became a lot more difficult. I turned to comfort food and soon I was an uncomfortable size 16.
I went to Weight Watchers and Slimming World which worked for a while but I found them both complicated and the groups quite clicky, and I felt my motivation slow down very quickly.
I did well on Atkins as far as weight loss but I felt dizzy and sick most of the time. The thought of dieting for months even years was daunting so I searched on line for a quick fix.
I started Slim & Save about this time last year. I remember mentioning to friends that I was going to do a ketogenic diet they told me that it was dangerous and potentially life threatening but I did loads of research and found out that they were getting confused with diabetic ketoacidosis not dietary ketosis. I was also told that if I lost weight quickly I’d put it all back on again, but like I mentioned before, I’d done several other so called sensible diets and put all that weight back on so I thought “what’s the difference”.
I found the Slim and Save forum and that made me believe “I can do this”. I knew that I wasn’t alone because others were on the same journey as me and that when I struggled they were there reminding me of how far I’