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  • October 18, 2021

Mum stops spending £150 a week on takeaways and loses six stone

Sarah before and after

Sarah before and after her weight loss (Picture: Sarah Pattison/SWNS)

A woman has lost almost six stone by ditching her £8,000-a-year takeaway habit.

Sarah Pattison was spending up to £150 on fast food every week, ordering either a Chinese or a McDonald’s takeaway most nights.

During this time, the 26-year-old weighed 17 stone and struggled to fit into a size 20. 

The stay-at-home mum, from Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, says: ‘I felt really sluggish and just couldn’t be bothered to cook so I’d have a takeaway or shove in a ready meal.’

Sarah used to weigh 17 stone (Picture: Sarah Pattison/SWNS)
She had a wake-up call when she was offered the Covid vaccine (Picture: Sarah Pattison/SWNS)

But when Sarah was offered the Covid vaccine prematurely, because of her obesity, she wanted to make a change. 

She adds: ‘I’ve always wanted to lose weight and when I got offered the Covid vaccine early – due to being overweight – I knew I needed to do something.’

In April 2021, Sarah joined the Cambridge 1:1 diet and ate just meal replacements for the first four months – in order to kick-start her weight loss.

She would spend £150 a week on fast food (Picture: Sarah Pattison/SWNS)

However, this was particularly challenging for the 26-year-old – who had previously started her mornings with a McDonald’s breakfast and ordered a takeaway most evenings.

She adds: ‘The first four days were really tough.

‘I was used to have so much food so it was really difficult only having about 600 calories a day.’

But the diet worked and Sarah successfully started to shed the pounds.

Sarah has lost 6 stone (Picture: Sarah Pattison/SWNS)
She says her physical and mental health are in a better place (Picture: Sarah Pattison/SWNS)

Now, just months on, the mum has lost 5st 9lbs and has reached her target weight of 11st 4lbs – and hopes to keep up her hard work.

She now prefers home-cooked meals such as salads, steamed vegetables and Quorn, and will walk four to six miles a day to stay fit.

Sarah says: ‘I feel so much better after losing the weight – I finally have energy again.

‘I used to always make up an excuse as to why I couldn’t go somewhere and I never wanted photos of myself taken.

‘Now I am happy to pose for a photo and all my friends who hadn’t seen me over lockdown barely recognised me.

‘They didn’t believe I had lost weight so quickly and all thought I had had surgery.’

Sarah has also saved money from cutting out fast food – which she sets aside for days out with her kids. 

What’s more, her mental and physical health is in a much better place.

‘I have so much more energy to get up and go,’ she adds.

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