HEALTHY LIVING: Losing weight is a fresh start for people and a change for life

Ruth Holmes and Jill Holmes outside the Victoria Methodist Church in Sheffield. Jill was named 'woman of the year' at Ruth's slimming group.

Ruth Holmes and Jill Holmes outside the Victoria Methodist Church in Sheffield. Jill was named 'woman of the year' at Ruth's slimming group.

EVERY New Year, people around the world make resolutions promising themselves that they will do anything from learn a new skill to quit smoking.

But one of the top resolutions has to be pledging to lose weight at the beginning of a fresh 12 months.

That’s what Ruth Holmes, from Heeley, Sheffield, did at the beginning of 2012 when she found herself approaching her 40th birthday weighing just over 16 stones, and having slipped into bad eating habits which were affecting her health.

 

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