Mum overcomes bi-polar medication and loses 40kg

Ryann shares how she was able to drop over 40 kilograms thanks to the Healthy Mummy.
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The key to weight loss is more than simply eating better and exercising more. It’s also about staying focused and positive.

After suffering bipolar disorder and weight gain from the prescribed medication, Ryann decided to sign up to The Healthy Mummy 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

She has now lost 40kg and developed a healthy relationship with food and exercise. She is happier than ever and says, “I am so proud of myself and I am thankful that The Healthy Mummy has allowed me to find myself again”.


Ryann’s story

Ryann says, “This isn’t the first time that I have lost a large amount of weight. The joys of childbearing meant that 45 kilograms was more than happy to settle on me.”

“Following giving birth to my son, I was able to drop 15 kilograms*. However, not too long after I was faced with having to manage my Bipolar disorder. The medications given to me were causing me to gain weight. Before I knew it, my post-baby weight was creeping back on. As I gained the weight, I was becoming more depressed about the way that I looked.”

“My relationship with food was also horrible. From eating no food to eating copious amounts of food – I knew I had to create a healthier relationship food. That’s when I stumbled across The Healthy Mummy.”

“I began to read through some of the posts on The Healthy Mummy Lose Baby Weight Support Group and knew that this could be the answer.”

“Eating healthy didn’t have to be hard, but I let it be.”

“I started following The Healthy Mummy’s meals and recipes on the blog. I was shocked by how good they were. Before I knew it I had incorporated the Healthy Mummy lifestyle into my life, but most importantly my family’s life and joined the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

“I also started to notice that my husband was losing weight (he has actually lost over 20 kilograms). I knew this would change our lives.”

Ryann Reid weight loss results

Amazing results!

“My next step was to start exercising. Mostly weight training. Again, it has made a major impact.”

“The Healthy Mummy helped me transition from an unhealthy, destructive lifestyle to a more active and healthy lifestyle. The Healthy Mummy isn’t about eating minimal amounts rather it is about fuelling my body for the lifestyle that I am living.”

“I have seen over 40kgs* gone and 100cm+ disappear. I am so proud of myself and I am thankful that the Healthy Mummy has allowed me to find myself again.”

“In regards to weight loss, you honestly and truly need to want it; you can’t just tell yourself you do. Find that part of you that wants to lose the weight and never let her go.”

“My advice is to never give up and support one another. The Healthy Mummy Lose Weight Support Group has certainly always kept me motivated.”

So glad to hear you’re happier and healthier Ryann, keep up your awesome work!

Are you ready to become a Healthy Mummy?


If you are inspired by Ryann’s before and after pics and want to take charge of your own health and weight – then join our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge TODAY.

With more than 4,000 delicious (and healthy) recipes, 350 exercises & 24/7 support – the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is designed (and proven) to help busy mums like you lose weight!

To learn more about our challenge OR to join – 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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