VERONICA'S STORY

“I would recommend other people to go on this programme.  It’s changed my life and I’m feeling very focused and motivated.” 

 

Veronica, 66, has recently been diagnosed as being pre-diabetic and also has a long term condition of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) and Asthma, which she is controlling with medication.  She tells us how she found the programme in her own words:

 

I’ve changed my eating pattern by cutting out bread, which I used to have every day, and cutting down on potatoes.  I also used to have a glass of wine every day and am now only having a glass once a week.

 

I’ve started doing more activity by joining a local gym and I go swimming and do an Aquafit class each week.  I feel the exercise has helped me no end.  I feel less stressed and have lots more energy.  I’ve also joined a slimming club.  This has only been 3 weeks and already lost 4lbs. 

 

In terms of my health, my breathing feels better and I’m not using my blue inhaler as much since I’ve started doing this activity. My sleeping pattern was not very good before, but since I’ve started this course and doing more activity my sleeping pattern had changed.  I have a wonderful sleep each night – I cannot believe it’s made such a difference!

 

I would recommend other people to go on this programme.  It’s changed my life and I’m feeling very focused and motivated.  I thank Sharon for all her support on the course, without her I would not feel the way I do.