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 photograph taken at a household photograph shoot, she realised she wanted to make a change and stumbled upon The Wholesome Mummy.
Because of her arthritis, she needed to make some variations to the Wholesome Mummy plan, however that’s one of the best half about it you may! Now she’s misplaced nearly 20 kgs and is feeling higher than ever, together with much less ache from her arthritis.
Learn her superb journey beneath…
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 lovely grandsons that lives in Adelaide, which she calls “not town of church buildings however the metropolis of wine”, so she clearly loves a drop. After not having the ability to see household because of border closures, they lastly all acquired collectively for a photoshoot, however Cas hated all of the pictures.
“I used to be in Brisbane final yr to see my daughter for the primary time in years because of our journey restrictions, and we had a household photograph shoot – I hated each photograph after they got here again. I simply couldn’t imagine 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 Wholesome Mummy – I knew it was time! I’ve not appeared again! I really 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 appeared again nor ever felt higher.
“I began this journey on the twenty second January this yr and haven’t appeared again! Once I began this journey, I might barely stroll the required quarter-hour as advisable by the Wholesome 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 assume I’d ever get there, and while I’ve not hit the 20000 – it’s a objective 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 concerning the scales. She’s celebrating her non-scale victories (NSV) and the way The Wholesome Mummy has helped her discover a new wholesome life-style.
“Measurement 18 in Jan – dimension 10 at this time – my thrilling NSV.”
“I’m feeling superb proper now!!”
She’s additionally seen some vital adjustments in her arthritis signs.
“There have been particular well being advantages – fitter, breathe higher and may full so many extra actions than I might beforehand. I’ve extreme arthritis in my decrease again together with degenerative disc illness, and while there may be not way more medically that may be finished 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 steadiness with all of the therapies and different purchases to assist her stay 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 off the 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 a giant woman.”
Though her arthritis has meant she’s needed to adapt The Wholesome Mummy plan for her wants, particularly the workouts. However she has seen even her arthritis enhance as she noticed the burden come off.
It limits my train as I can’t stand up and down from the ground, so strolling it’s. With the burden loss following The Wholesome Mummy, I don’t want the elevate function on the mattress now, and as a substitute 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 day-after-day 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% superb.”
What are her go-to recipes and go-to Wholesome Mummy merchandise?
Cas swears by Wholesome Mummy Smoothies and Carb X as a part of her meal plan to assist help all the opposite adjustments to her life she’s making.
“I’ve Wholesome Mummy Smoothies for breakfast Monday-Saturday – my go-to is often the Wholesome Mummy Tummy Vanilla as I can add such quite a lot 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 imagine this has been the final word product helping me with this weight reduction.”
“Wine is my weak spot, and I’ve stopped consuming 3-4 glasses a day – I may need one each third evening and have swapped the wine for low-calorie drinks like vodka with lime and soda if I need a drink, and now I’ve not less than 3 alcohol-free days per week.”
Cas has her favorite Wholesome Mummy recipes she at all times goes again to when she’s meal planning.
“I meal plan each Friday evening for the week forward – Saturday nights are the one nights there isn’t a Wholesome Mummy meal – it’s often the evening we exit or have dinner with buddies and while I’m nonetheless conscious of my energy I calm down a bit 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 might most likely 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 biggest help) cooks our dinners each evening/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 buddies into Wholesome Mummy mums!
“I’ve 3 buddies which have now joined The Wholesome Mummy after watching my journey and listening to me discuss how nice this has been for my life! I’m the happiest I’ve been in years and know I couldn’t have finished this with out The Wholesome Mummy.”
Her high 3 suggestions
- Take the Carb X
- Reduce the alcohol
- Train however hearken to your physique and don’t overdo it
We love to listen to how the 28 Day Problem and The Wholesome Mummy haven’t solely helped mums shed pounds but in addition helped cut back different well being considerations. Can’t wait to see extra of Cas’s journey!
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