Woman Loses Five Stone After Ditching Bi-Weekly Date Nights With Boyfriend
A woman from London is barely recognisable after ditching bi-weekly date nights and losing more than five stone.
The designer and marketing assistant said: "It is hard to determine exactly how many calories I would consume on one date night as every restaurant varies but my go to starters would be either loaded potato skins which can be 2000 calories alone.
"Followed by either a pizza, chicken burger and chips or a pasta dish which again can range from 1000-2000 calories and washed down with cocktails. Five piña coladas are 870 calories so a meal would rack up around 4,000 calories.
"I found myself trying to keep up with what he could eat and having bigger portions. He was OK about my weight gain and I was comfortable until I couldn't find any nice clothes that fitted me. I couldn't even wear the dress I wanted for my graduation as it didn't come in my size.
"I was really unhappy and hated the way I looked. I began to question everything I did as I thought I wasn't good enough to have an opinion and assumed people won't take me seriously because of my weight."
On top of this, she also used to snack on fizzy drinks, crisps, sweets and sandwiches during the daytime.
But in January 2019, Adrienne decided enough was enough, and she began trading in the date nights for home cooked meals and walks. Fast-forward to the present day and she has dropped more than five stone and is oozing with confidence at her new weight of 11st 5lbs.
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She said: "James and I will eat in so I can control my portion sizes and have chicken or fish with vegetables.
"We have the odd date night but I tend to have lighter options like a salad and stick to gin and slimline tonic.
"I am now so much happier and confident. I know that my opinion is valid."
Adrienne was following The 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan. You can find out more here.
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