"I am in my fifties and joined SureSlim in 2006. I believed at the time that women will probably gain weight during menopause
and that this weight is almost impossible to lose. I would look in the mirror before I joined SureSlim and increasingly saw my
mother looking back!
You know the feeling? The feeling that you are on a downhill road and you cannot apply the brakes?.
I was fortunate in that I witnessed a close friend, Marilyn, shrink before my eyes on SureSlim. I also noticed the mental changes in
her and her positive image gave me hope.
And so I joined SureSlim and my life changed forever. I lost 13kg with relative ease over six months and suddenly looked and felt like
a different person. What I really like about the SureSlim consultants is that they don't all look like stick insects! I had this
visual image of thin, Twiggy-like people who would look me up and down because I was overweight and who would not understand what it
is like to have a weight problem.
How wrong I was! I discovered that they were normal, real men and women who set realistic goals for their clients. They emphasized
(and this was very important to me) that achieving health and wellness was the ultimate goal and that weight loss would necessarily
follow if I developed healthy eating and lifestyle habits. They taught me about balancing hormones, maintaining blood sugar levels and
boosting my metabolism with up to date and scientific methods and products. This medical approach fitted in with all I had read on
The psychological aspects of weight loss and lifestyle change are extremely important. I was delighted to see that SureSlim agreed with
me and I knew, with my experience in psychological training and a South African coaching diploma, that we could together design a program
to offer emotional support for SureSlim clients. The Managing Director of SureSlim, Sharon Lewis, and I agree that the one-on-one
relationship between a SureSlim consultant and a SureSlim client is as much about emotional support as it is about giving advice on
wellness and weight loss.
And so we have developed the support program and each SureSlim consultant now receives psychological training and lifestyle coaching skills.
Change is hard for anyone. And lasting change requires a change in thinking, feeling and in the assumptions we make about ourselves.
When we address these issues properly, we feel liberated and
renewed on all levels.
And what's not to love about looking in the mirror and seeing a younger, healthier and happier you! I have seen many SureSlim clients
experience this and I am convinced that SureSlim can change all our lives positively and forever".