I Lost 50 Kilos Without Exercise!

New Idea|January 20. 2020

I Lost 50 Kilos Without Exercise!
Cassie Thorpe used food to transform her body
Jasmine Kazlauskas

While you wouldn’t know it by looking at her now, just 18 months ago Cassie Thorpe’s self-confidence had plummeted to an all-time low after she reached her heaviest weight of 135kg.

The 26-year-old from Airlie Beach, Queensland, said she absolutely hated looking at her reflection in the mirror due to her size-26 frame.

The self-confessed sugar addict revealed she would regularly eat a block of chocolate first thing in the morning – followed by sweets, ice-cream and greasy takeaway meals throughout the day.

“I had really terrible eating habits and was totally addicted to sugar,” Cassie reveals to New Idea. “It was like I couldn’t control myself. Sweet things were my weakness.”

“I’d eat chocolate, lollies, cake and ice-cream daily, and would still crave sugar all the time.

“Breakfast would be a block of chocolate or whatever other sweet things I could get my hands on. Then I’d usually have unhealthy takeaway food for lunch and dinner, like greasy Chinese food or a McDonald’s burger meal.

“I was out of control and would be totally disgusted when I’d look at my reflection in the mirror. I couldn’t believe how I’d let myself go and how big I’d become. It affected my entire mood. I hated feeling that way.

“I knew something had to change or I’d always be unhappy with myself.”


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January 20. 2020