My Promise To Be Fabulous At 40!
New Idea|November 2, 2020
My Promise To Be Fabulous At 40!
Molly was grieving the loss of her mum when the kilos started to pile on
April Glover

Just a few years ago and with every mouthful she ate, Molly Sprocket was inching closer to tipping the scales at 100kg.

After the sudden loss of her beautiful mother in 2017, the 38-year-old from Melbourne lost all motivation to exercise and eat healthy.

Instead, “bad” calorie-laden meals had become one of the few joys left in life. Her grief was literally weighing her down.

It was only when Molly hit 98.8kg, she knew she couldn’t go on that way.

“The grief of losing Mum was so hard for me to deal with,” Molly tells New Idea. “I gave up on life. I didn’t take care of myself and nothing mattered to me.”

She fell into an unhealthy trap of skipping breakfast and spending her days wolfing down McDonalds and carb-heavy dinners, with plates of pizza and potatoes piled high.

She’d hit rock bottom physically and mentally.


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November 2, 2020