Mum drops 4 dress sizes swapping soda for smoothies

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Our very own Healthy Mummy Consultant Aniek’s personal weight loss journey hasn’t been without its mishaps.

Since swapping soda for smoothies and a healthy eating plan she has dropped 4 dress sizes and lost a staggering 33kg in weight in 11 months. Here is her story:

Aniek weight loss

Aniek’s story

Before her 21st birthday, Aniek had always been skinny and toned and ate whatever she wanted. Unfortunately from there, her weight started going downhill (or uphill however you want to see it)!

“I had a fast food addiction, drinking up to five cans of soda a day and multiple burgers a week,” says Aniek

Before falling pregnant, Aniek had tried different diets, tablets and shakes, but nothing worked! The low carb diet only made her crave carbs and once she started eating them, she immediately gained back all the weight she had lost.

“I started my pregnancy at a weight of 92kgs and being only 167 cm tall, I was technically obese. By the end of my pregnancy I weighed in at 118kg and was hoping that the weight would just fall off thanks to breastfeeding. IT DID NOT!”

Within a week of her daughter Noemi’s birth, Aniek dropped down to 108kgs, but her daughter’s night feedings were also her night feedings and three weeks after she was born, Aniek was back up to 112kg. And that was the final straw!

Discovering The Healthy Mummy

“A friend had told me about The Healthy Mummy and added me to the Facebook support group. I was amazed by the results so I joined the Healthy Mummy 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge and in the first week I lost 2.1kg! I was so happy and I couldn’t believe it!”

With tens of thousands of other women doing the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge with her, Aniek never felt alone in her journey and their encouragement kept her going.

“As a picky eater, I loved all the QUICK and EASY meal options to choose from, which I could make with things that I usually had in my fridge.”

“I am certainly no Superwoman and have had a few setbacks along the way like last December when I lived on take away food and cider.  But that doesn’t really matter now, because I got back on track! We all have bad days, sometimes even bad weeks, but as long as you get back on the program, you WILL reach your goal.”

11 months on and Aniek has lost 33kgs and over 120cm off her body and gone down from a size 20 to a size 12.

“I have so much more energy and my skin is glowing. I love the new me and although I am still 15kg away from my goal, but I know I will get there.”

“I recently became the consultant of Rockhampton and surrounds and I now want everyone to feel as good as I do!”

“Honestly if I can do this, so can everyone, you just have to believe in yourself.”

Join our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge!


Our Challenge is an affordable, customisable weight loss program PROVEN to help mums reach their weight loss goals.

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.

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

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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.


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