Cas Leech is a wine-loving mom and grandmother who has extreme arthritis, which was impacting her life each bodily and mentally. After hating each picture taken at a household picture shoot, she realised she wanted to make a change and stumbled upon The Wholesome Mummy.
Resulting from her arthritis, she needed to make some diversifications to the Healthy Mummy plan, however that’s the very best half about it you possibly can! Now she’s misplaced nearly 20 kgs and is feeling higher than ever, together with much less ache from her arthritis.
Learn her wonderful journey under…
She’s misplaced nearly 20kg, discovered some aid from extreme arthritis and is feeling AMAZING!
Cas is a 49-year-old mum of two, with 3 step-daughters and two stunning grandsons that lives in Adelaide, which she calls “not the town of church buildings however the metropolis of wine”, so she clearly loves a drop. After not having the ability to see household as a result of border closures, they lastly all bought collectively for a photoshoot, however Cas hated all of the photographs.
“I used to be in Brisbane final 12 months to see my daughter for the primary time in years as a result of our journey restrictions, and we had a household picture shoot – I hated each picture after they got here again. I simply couldn’t consider how massive I had gotten. I used to be depressed and simply drank wine to attempt to make me really feel higher about life. My weight simply spiralled, and I felt terrible.”
She stumbled upon The Wholesome Mummy when scrolling on Fb and took it because the signal she wanted to make a change.
“Fb scrolling in January, and there was The Healthy Mummy – I knew it was time! I’ve not seemed again! I like this new life I’ve now – life is GREAT!”
“I’ve misplaced 19.2 kilos now and a complete of 159.40cm from the waist, hips, bust, arms and thighs.”
Since beginning in January, she’s by no means seemed again nor ever felt higher.
“I began this journey on the twenty second January this 12 months and haven’t seemed again! Once I began this journey, I may barely stroll the required quarter-hour as beneficial by the Healthy Mummy app, and now I stroll 6 days per week for 45-60 plus minutes a day. That first time I hit 10000 steps was AMAZING! I didn’t suppose I might ever get there, and while I’ve not hit the 20000 – it’s a purpose now – I get shut on weekends however not simply not there but!”
As a lot as Cas is happy with seeing the scales go down, she is aware of it’s not all in regards to the scales. She’s celebrating her non-scale victories (NSV) and the way The Healthy Mummy has helped her discover a new wholesome life-style.
“Dimension 18 in Jan – measurement 10 in the present day – my thrilling NSV.”
“I’m feeling wonderful proper now!!”
She’s additionally seen some vital modifications in her arthritis signs.
“There have been particular well being advantages – fitter, breathe higher and might full so many extra actions than I may beforehand. I’ve extreme arthritis in my decrease again together with degenerative disc illness, and while there may be not rather more medically that may be completed aside from surgical procedure, The Wholesome Mummy program has helped with my day-to-day ache ranges.”
Extra about her arthritis
Cas has arthritis which has severely impacted not solely her life-style however her financial institution stability with all of the remedies and different purchases to assist her reside a extra unbiased pain-free life.
“The arthritis is extreme and, some days, extraordinarily debilitating. I’ve had my nerve ends burnt off, injections and a spread of medicines. We even bought a $7,000 elevate mattress that stands me up within the mornings as I couldn’t get away from bed. My mornings have been spent in tears and needing my hubby to assist me placed on my socks and footwear as I couldn’t bend down – I do that myself now like an enormous lady.”
Though her arthritis has meant she’s needed to adapt The Healthy Mummy plan for her wants, particularly the workouts. However she has seen even her arthritis enhance as she noticed the load come off.
It limits my train as I can’t stand up and down from the ground, so strolling it’s. With the load loss following The Wholesome Mummy, I don’t want the elevate characteristic on the mattress now, and as an alternative of small walks, I can stroll for over an hour. I don’t want to make use of my again brace anymore after I stroll both – one thing I used on daily basis after I began my journey.”
“The following steps for me are unknown because the arthritis spreads, however the weight reduction has seen me much less medicated and extra lively, which is, for me, 100% wonderful.”
What are her go-to recipes and go-to Wholesome Mummy merchandise?
Cas swears by Healthy Mummy Smoothies and Carb X as a part of her meal plan to assist help all the opposite modifications to her life she’s making.
“I’ve Wholesome Mummy Smoothies for breakfast Monday-Saturday – my go-to is often the Healthy Mummy Tummy Vanilla as I can add such a wide range of frozen fruits. Sunday is at all times a cooked breakfast – a recipe from the app!”
“Carb X is my favorite Wholesome Mummy product, and I consider this has been the final word product helping me with this weight reduction.”
“Wine is my weak spot, and I’ve stopped ingesting 3-4 glasses a day – I may need one each third night time and have swapped the wine for low-calorie drinks like vodka with lime and soda if I desire a drink, and now I’ve a minimum of 3 alcohol-free days per week.”
Cas has her favorite Healthy Mummy recipes she at all times goes again to when she’s meal planning.
“I meal plan each Friday night time for the week forward – Saturday nights are the one nights there isn’t a Wholesome Mummy meal – it’s often the night time we exit or have dinner with associates and while I’m nonetheless conscious of my energy I loosen up a bit of bit extra.”
“My most fav meal from the app is Prawn and Rocket Fettuccine. The baked pear and custard tart are superior (that is my hubby’s fave), and I may in all probability ship you a full web page of my favorite snacks. My lunch go-to is the supreme pizza quesadilla.”
“I bake each Sunday, and my husband (my best help) cooks our dinners each night time/prepares my lunches for work. He eats all the identical dinners as me and has the identical Sunday breakfast meals (he has misplaced 10 kg simply doing that).”
She’s additionally turned a few of her associates into Healthy Mummy mums!
“I’ve 3 associates which have now joined The Wholesome Mummy after watching my journey and listening to me speak about how nice this has been for my life! I’m the happiest I’ve been in years and know I couldn’t have completed this with out The Wholesome Mummy.”
Her prime 3 ideas
- Take the Carb X
- In the reduction of the alcohol
- Train however hearken to your physique and don’t overdo it
We love to listen to how the 28 Day Challenge and The Wholesome Mummy haven’t solely helped mums shed some pounds but in addition helped cut back different well being issues. Can’t wait to see extra of Cas’s journey!
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