Harriet Williams wants to show that having an ileostomy bag isn’t a burden (Picture: Mercury Press) Harriet Williams was diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel condition at the age of 14 which left her needing to go to the toilet more than 25 times a day. After eight agonising years, she […]

A showing rider has shed eight stone after deciding to have gastric bypass surgery for the welfare of her horse. Amanda Firman, 51, from Hartfield in Sussex, was concerned she was too heavy for her show hunter Ted and was also desperate to lose weight for the sake of her […]

NEW YORK — The founder of biotech’s largest and most powerful hedge fund has for years perpetuated a toxic culture of sexual harassment, former employees told STAT, routinely subjecting young female assistants to pornography in the workplace, lewd jokes, and pervasive sexist comments. Five people who once worked at investing […]

MEDIA DRUM WORLD WEIGHT, WHAT? A dedicated dieter looks completely unrecognisable Sam High made a bid to change his life as he was battling depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. The determined dieter – who is now fundraising for excess skin removal surgery – has since managed to lose […]

He recently made it through to the finals of a national competition, but gym-goer Neil Scurrah already felt like a winner. Neil, of Elswick, has lost nearly 20st through completely changing his lifestyle and is now on the way to becoming a personal trainer. The 37-year-old is literally half the […]

Weight loss is not easy. That’s obvious. However, many have successfully lost large amounts of weight and kept it off long term. These 10 people have shared what weight loss strategies had the biggest impact for them, and how you can use them too. Their weight loss before and after photos are […]

It was a nice, fall day here on Long Island, and it’s been a whirlwind! Granted, some of that whirlwind is on me — Thursdays are my lightest work day of the week, where I don’t have any obligations until noon. I usually sleep a little later than usual (7:30–8 AM), and […]

“Mrs. Kelly, can you come back in?” the doctor’s assistant asked. “There’s an irregular reading in your blood work. You might have diabetes.” I was 38 years old and although overweight, had no known health problems. Diabetes didn’t run in my family. I didn’t eat a lot of junk food, […]