Size 28 junk food addict shamed into losing TEN STONE by humiliating swimsuit photo that made her look like a ‘beached whale’ Caroline Kupfers, 33, from Scunthorpe, tipped the scales at 19st 13lb Humiliated by a bikini photo on holiday, she was... Caroline Kupfers, 33, from Scunthorpe, used to tip the scales at 20 stone and could only just fit into size 28 clothes due to a life-long 'addiction' to food. After seeing the 'disgusting' image of herself jumping into a pool on holiday, she went on to shed half her body weight and proudly re-enacted the pose showing off her new body for the camera. Mother-of-one Caroline had been left humiliated when she jumped into a hotel pool and caused a large wave of water to spurt out. She said: 'I was mortified and completely humiliated. I looked and felt like a beached whale. 'As I jumped in the pool, most of it came out. Of course I put on a brave face and laughed, but inside I was so churned up and upset. But exactly a year after that photo was taken, instead of being embarrassed and ashamed, she jumped into the pool in August last year proud of her new slimline sexy figure. Caroline, a secretary, said: 'Instead of dreading being seen in my huge swimming costume, I walked out to the pool, delighted with how I looked. Prior to her body overhaul, the mother-of-one thought nothing of devouring large bags of crisps, stodgy sandwiches, followed by giant cream cakes. 'I was a complete food addict with no control at all,' she said. 'And most of the time I just accepted that's who I was. 'But holidays were awful. Not only would I dread getting into a swimming costume, I had to wedge myself into a seat in the plane and always had to ask for a seat belt extender. 'I wanted the ground to open up and swallow me up I was that upset. But as soon as I. Source: www.dailymail.co.uk
Are you ready for the McLobster. : McDonalds goes upmarket by offering the shellfish sandwich It's not known whether the roll will actually be dubbed the McLobster The fast food chain plans to roll out the addition to its menu this summer This isn't the first time that the... It's known worldwide as the place with the golden arches where you can grab a tasty burger. But McDonald's appears to want to cater to those with a finer palate after it announced plans to offer lobster. in a bread roll. It is not known whether the roll will actually be dubbed the McLobster, but chances are it could be if the names of any of its other dishes are anything to go by. The fast food chain said it plans to roll out the addition to its menu this summer... The prior incarnation of the McLobster was actually launched in the U. S. in 1993 but failed to take off. It was also available periodically in New England until 2005. . And it popped up in McDonald's restaurants across Canada. At one point, the McLobster was so prized it was only available in The Maritimes provinces of Canada, according to Serious Eats. Nicole Garvey, a McDonald's Boston region spokesperson told Fox CT : 'The return of the Lobster Roll is exciting because we have requests for it every summer. 'It's a delicious sandwich and we are thrilled to offer this regional favorite at a great value. For a limited time, customers will be able to taste a lobster roll made of 100 percent North Atlantic lobster and mayonnaise, layered on a bed of lettuce in a toasted roll for $7. 99. . The fast food chain's attempt to launch new products comes as... McDonald's said the number of U. S. restaurants it has is shrinking and it plans to. Source: www.dailymail.co.uk
Man who patented the selfie stick THIRTY YEARS ago - but won't make a penny from the millions being sold now Hiroshi Ueda patented the 'extender stick' at camera firm Minolta in 1983 He came up with the invention after struggling to find anyone... Hiroshi Ueda, a photographer who worked as an engineer for camera company Minolta, claims that he first invented the selfie stick in the 1980s. He said he came up with the idea after struggling to get pictures of himself and his wife together... Whether taking in a spectacular panorama, visiting a famous landmark or watching a concert. the chances are your view has been ruined by a selfie stick on at least one occasion. Now the situation may be about to get a whole lot worse, because there’s a next-generation stick that can grasp a tablet as well as a mobile phone. The contraption lets selfie addicts take photos of themselves using their iPad, ensuring they can capture the best possible duck pout or cheesy grin in their shots. The supersized stick is available on the website Accessory Geeks for just $23 (£16), suggesting that they could be coming to a street near you soon. He added a mirror to the front of the camera so that photographers could see exactly what they were doing. Despite being patented in 1983, the extender stick failed to become a success - mainly due to the poor image quality it captured. But that did not stop Mr Ueda from compiling a family album of family 'selfies' using his device. Speaking to the BBC , he said: 'The idea of taking a picture of yourself was very new back then. 'The philosophy. Source: www.dailymail.co.uk
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