“Why beat yourself up for living?” Mum proves you can fall off the weight loss wagon and STILL lose weight

Healthy Mummy Lauren looks HOT, what a transformation! But like all of us, she has succumbed to a block of chocolate or an indulgent treat or fallen off the weight loss wagon, so to speak.

But does this mean she’s failed in her weight loss? NO WAY! Read her motivating story here!

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This is Lauren’s incredible weight loss story!

Lauren’s weight loss story

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I’ve been a 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge member for 2 years now! And I don’t think I’ve had one whole month where I haven’t ‘fallen off the wagon’ so to speak.

Am I failing? No! Have I lost weight? Yes! Am I living? Hell yes!

I’ve lost 15kg* by living a mostly healthy, balanced lifestyle using The Healthy Mummy 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

I am a single mum of two gorgeous children, a daughter 6 and a son 4. We live a very busy, active lifestyle these days.

One of the most important things I’ve learnt of my Healthy Mummy journey is a lesson on balance.

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Before I started the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge 2 years ago, I’d TRY to eat healthy. It would last a few days if I was lucky, then I’d go off track for a month or three. I would literally give up! It was ‘too hard’.

I followed the Healthy Mummy’s Facebook Support Group for a few years, watching the amazing success stories. But I didn’t believe in myself. I didn’t believe I had what I takes to change my life.

It took me to hit rock bottom before I knew I needed to give the challenge a go.

I immediately LOVED IT! The food, the support, the amazing recipes. How could I fall off the wagon?

Well, it does happen. Weekends I often over indulge while out and about. Holidays I definitely eat far more than my body requires.

When I’m sick or sad or stressed, I often find myself diving in to the biscuit packet or a block of chocolate.

Does this mean I’m failing? Absolutely not!!

A balanced lifestyle

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The thing is, in this amazing journey, I’ve lost 15kg* by living a balanced lifestyle which sometimes means ‘treat’ food.

But I’ve learnt that having a day or even a week of bad food doesn’t make me a failure.

Getting back on track is so much easier because I have the help and support of so many amazing women and because simply the food is too darn amazing!
I do not beat myself up over a bad food choice. I simply make a better choice next time.
I do not work out like crazy to burn off that bad meal. I simply continue on with my regular exercise.

Why beat yourself up for living?

The Healthy Mummy is a program that you will want to stick too for life! It’s flexible, simple, family-friendly and budget friendly. No cutting food groups and no super low calorie ‘dieting’.

I love that I can mostly be eating amazing  home cooked food and nourishing my body. But I also love that I can go out for a meal and feel no guilt. None. Zero. Zilch!

I am so grateful that I took the leap to join the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge. Not only has it changed my life, it’s given me a brand new one!

Did you know mums have lost OVER 3 million* kilos with us?

28 Day Weight Loss Challenge

The Healthy Mummy exists to help tired, busy mums like you SHIFT THE BABY WEIGHT and REACH YOUR GOAL WEIGHT.

The 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is an affordable, breastfeeding-friendly and realistic program that helps mums tackle their diet and improve their overall health through weekly (and customisable) meal plans, at-home exercises and 24/7 social support.

Our Challenge entails:

  • 28 days of at home exercise routines (no gym needed) – with video instruction
  • Customisable and breastfeeding friendly meal plans
  • Time-efficient exercises for busy mums – under 30 mins
  • Challenge combines Pilates exercises with interval and circuit training (HIIT)
  • Suitable for basic to advanced fitness levels
  • Home to thousands of EASY-TO-MAKE recipes!

To find out more on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge click here.

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To support your weight loss, The Healthy Mummy also has a range of delicious and good-for-you smoothies!

Our smoothie range offers an excellent source of essential vitamins, minerals, nutrients & important antioxidants. It does not contain any weight loss accelerants, caffeine, gluten and is dairy free. It is also a non Genetically Modified product!

To learn more about our smoothies – click here.

To purchase one of our smoothies – click here.

*Images and references to kilograms lost are as supplied by the individual in the story. The Healthy Mummy assumes information and photographs supplied to be true in nature and is not responsible for any false misrepresentations or claims relating to their programs or products.


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