• At his peak, Gary Hall weighed more than 500 pounds and experienced a variety of related health issues.Gary Hall had wanted to get healthy for a long time, but whenever he would try, his mind would get in the way, and he'd lose his motivation. It's a sentiment that's probably familiar to most people who've struggled at some point with mental illness. "The depression would always take over, and I'd think, 'Who cares? I'm fine just the way I am," he says. "I was a 520-pound man who never wanted to leave the house." Hall, now 38, recalls the moment that changed his mindset. While training for a security job at a Wal-Mart near his hometown in Minnesota, Hall overheard another employee comment that he was too fat to be a guard, and that he wasn't going to make it. "At this point, I felt like I'd let my wife and kids down, and the people who'd been pushing me to get back into the field. That's what flicked the light for me." Here's how Hall, who has now lost more than 300 pounds to … [Read more...] about How This Guy Got Motivated to Hit the Gym and Lost 300 Pounds
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PUBLISHED: 14:52 19 February 2019 Jessica Frank-Keyes Sophie Southall with her 13-week-old daughter Florence-Rose. Photo: Sophie Southall Sophie Southall A young mother-of-four from north Norfolk has bravely spoken about her struggle with anxiety, and urged others to ask for help. Sophie Southall's children. L-R: 13-week-old Florence-Rose, 6-year-old Tommy-Lee, 8-year-old Lola-Mai and 4-year-old Milo-Jai. Photo: Sophie Southall27-year-old stay-at-home mum Sophie Southall had suffered from anxiety for most of her life.But her condition worsened after the birth of her second son, in 2013, and she was plunged into isolation and battled debilitating panic attacks.And now she has spoken out to break the taboo surrounding the condition and share her story.“I always suffered with anxiety, and it became incredibly worse after the birth of my second son,” Mrs Southall, from North Walsham, said. Sophie Southall and her husband Tim. Photo: Sophie … [Read more...] about ‘I was scared to pick up my children from school’
Paul J. Weber, Associated Press Updated 12:08 pm PST, Sunday, January 6, 2019 FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2016, file photo, Texas state Rep. Poncho Nevarez, D-Eagle Pass, voices his view during a hearing in Brownsville, Texas. Lawmakers in Texas say a new legislative session will test whether Republicans' rocky 2018 will soften one of the most hard-right statehouses in the country. The Texas Legislature returns to work Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP, File) less FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2016, file photo, Texas state Rep. Poncho Nevarez, D-Eagle Pass, voices his view during a hearing in Brownsville, Texas. Lawmakers in Texas say a new legislative session will test ... more Photo: Jason Hoekema, AP Photo: Jason Hoekema, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close … [Read more...] about Some Texas lawmakers see less appetite for divisive measures
A BRIDE who married her internet date the day after they met has lost her nanny job — over snaps of her at a bondage party. Sarah Edwards, 34, revealed she enjoyed the “fetish” scene and went to the kinky bash just weeks before her shock Christmas Day wedding. The Sun told last week how she and Paul Edwards, 36, got hitched in Las Vegas days after matching on dating app Bumble. But she was dismissed after photos emerged of Sarah — who admits she has a high sex drive — in a topless corset and leading around a man in golden mask and leather bondage gear. They were taken at a Torture Garden club night in Brighton. A source close to her said: “Her boss didn’t like the kind of attention she was getting and has decided it best she work elsewhere. She was looking for love, and was very lucky to find it, but now she’ll be getting back online for a new job.” Bumble newlyweds who got married as strangers on Christmas Day in Las Vegas appear … [Read more...] about Nanny who married internet date after first meeting has lost her job after bondage party pics emerged
× Food & Drink Home & Living Money Parenting Relationships Style & Beauty Travel Wellness Work/Life Finds MORE FROM HUFFPOST News Politics Entertainment Communities Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos ©2018 Oath Inc. All rights reserved. HuffPost News × Why Am I Not Losing Weight? Wellness Experts explain the most common reasons you're hitting a plateau and what to do. By Nicole Pajer 11/07/2018 11:05am ET You’re hitting the gym on a regular basis and doing your best to eat green salads in lieu of cheeseburgers, yet your pant size is relatively remaining the same. What gives? If you’ve been finding it difficult to lose weight lately, there’s probably an explanation ― and, most importantly, a solution. There are a few key steps that you can take that can get you on the path to achieving your health goals. Below is a breakdown of why you might be hitting a plateau as well as … [Read more...] about Why Am I Not Losing Weight?