Poonam Shaikh

Poonam Shaikh

Discover the real reasons you overeat, so you can enjoy a healthy relationship with food and a healthier relationship with yourself.

Pop in for a coffee and a chat about our amazing weight-loss plans. It’s a great no-strings opportunity to find out how you can get your weight and your life back on track.

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“I've maintained my weight loss for seven years.”

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I've maintained my weight loss for seven years.

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Success stories

  • Vanessa Dixon

    Chesterfield

    Before I started with LighterLife and cut back on alcohol consumption I was a size 24 , now I’m so proud to say I am a dress size 10*. I’d hardly ever wear dresses before LighterLife, it was always leggings and never anything bright. I’d always think I was on show if I wore colour, and would think people would stare at me even more. LighterLife has really made me experiment with colour and transformed my life, in which I found a love for fashion.

    When I was big, I’d cover my arms with cardigans, even since losing the weight I’m still conscious of them. I still double take in the mirror, as I’m not used to having a small frame.

    I remember walking into a shop and asking a sales assistant what size their jeans went up to, she said a 22 and looked at me if to say “you’ll never fit in them”. Shop assistants never had time for me, but know I’m slim, they can’t help me enough! It’s quite sad in a way.

    Thanks to LighterLife I’ve never felt so comfortable with my figure in my life. I’m ready to say goodbye to black and hello to colour! Now shopping has gone from something I dreaded to my favourite hobby.

    *Each of our client's results and stories are unique to them and their experience of LighterLife. Your own results will be personal to you and may vary.

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  • Angela Currie

    High Wycombe

    I have multiple joint arthritis and have been slow and not very mobile for a long time. I wanted to regain my feel-good factor. Throughout my LighterLife journey, my confidence, self-esteem and mobility have improved so much. I no longer feel 80 years old and now I get compliments on my appearance! I feel so good about myself. I feel younger, look younger, and move in a younger way – I’m just so much healthier.

    As a result of the group work, the biggest change I’ve made in my life is to recognise that I have choices – if I choose to go back to how I used to eat, I’m going back to joint pain and immobility; by choosing to treat myself differently, and by changing my approach to food, I’m healthy, I feel good and I get to wear nice clothes!

    My top tips to anyone setting off on their LighterLife journey are to stay positive, set short, medium and long-term goals and treat yourself as you achieve them – to a massage, a manicure, a new pair of jeans. My friends have been so inspired by the changes they’ve seen in me that they’re now losing weight themselves!

    *Each of our client's results and stories are unique to them and their experience of LighterLife. Your own results will be personal to you and may vary.

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  • Dan Morooven

    Cheshunt

    My journey with LighterLife has, quite simply, been life-changing. Not only has it completely changed my appearance, it has also changed my relationship with food.

    I started LighterLife in November 2012 and I lost 4 stone*. As the weight started to fall off my confidence began to grow and my energy levels returned to how they were in my late teens. This weight-loss programme has taught me so much about food and about appreciating my body. I am now focused on eating healthy meals and only consume the calorie intake I need to function.

    The group sessions have more than helped me achieve my goals and keep me focused on reaching the so-called ‘non-achievable’ goals. My group was so important and really made the difference on my journey. LighterLife has made me a better person inside and out. It has opened up opportunities and other challenges I would never have considered while I was big. My next challenge will be modelling and perhaps modelling for LighterLife magazine along with other magazines

    To anyone who has tried many diets and failed, my recommendation is to join LighterLife, as it will take you through your own incredible life-changing journey.

    *Each of our client's results and stories are unique to them and their experience of LighterLife. Your own results will be personal to you and may vary.

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  • Emma Corrigan

    Manchester

    With the help of my Counsellor I was able to address how I linked my eating habits to my emotions, learning techniques to help me keep on top of this. Before I knew it, the weight was falling off. Seeing myself change was amazing and I was able to go shopping with my mum for the first time in my life – my weight had always held me back in the past.

    My weight loss has brought me and my husband closer too, because we can do more activities and spend more time together. We go for long walks and bike rides, and we had a professional photo shoot to celebrate our anniversary – something I wouldn’t have dreamt of doing before I lost weight! He was even asked if he had a new girlfriend as someone from the gym saw us out together and didn’t recognise me…

    It’s taken a while for me to get used to my new image but my confidence is growing every day and I now walk into a room with my head held high, something I never did before I joined LighterLife. Professionally I have so much more confidence when working with clients. And I recently gave blood for the first time in my life; before I joined LighterLife I wasn’t able to do this as I was too overweight.

    Thanks to what I’ve learned with my LighterLife Counsellor and group, I feel I can accomplish anything I set my mind to. It’s given me a new lease of life, and I can’t recommend it enough. If you want to make an incredible change to your life, try LighterLife; after all, what have you got to lose apart from weight?

    *Each of our client's results and stories are unique to them and their experience of LighterLife. Your own results will be personal to you and may vary.

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More about me

  • Poonam Shaikh

    Poonam Shaikh

    Before becoming a LighterLife Mentor, I worked as a doctor and saw how obesity can affect people’s health – heart disease, mobility problems and depression, to name a few.

    Now working as a LighterLife Mentor, I love helping my clients make positive changes in their lives. I get such a thrill from being part of their journey.

    The weekly telephone groups help them understand how thoughts and feelings can influence what and how much they eat, and help them learn the skills they need to manage their weight in the long term.

    So if you’d like to lose weight and improve your quality of life, your self-esteem and your confidence, give me a call today. I’m pretty sure your only regret will be that you didn’t join LighterLife sooner.

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  • Central Support Team

    Central Support Team

    As you build a relationship with your Counsellor you are also building a relationship with the team at Central Office. Mostly we will never meet face to face, but we want you to know we are behind you all the way and are here to support you however we can.

    It will likely be the friendly voices of the Customer Care team that you would hear from first, available into the evenings and on weekends they love nothing better than talking to you, finding out how we can help and making your journey as smooth as possible – they can be reached on: UK - 0800 2 988 988, ROI - 1800 92 72 13.

    As well as many of the normal business functions you can imagine – Finance, Marketing, Operations, HR, Supply Chain, IT to name a few, we also have highly qualified and experienced specialists developing the plans, products and group support programme that has helped over 350,000 people to lose weight with LighterLife –  to find out more about these experts in Nutrition and Research, Programme, Medical and many other departments click here.

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