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At the beginning of 2018, lorry driver Andy Ruddock was depressed, overweight and borderline Type 2 diabetic. In the space of just 10 months the 50-year-old from Scunthorpe had lost six stone, banished his demons – oh and he happened to run a marathon too. We asked Andy to share his remarkable transformation story.
By Andy Ruddock. (Follow Andy on Twitter @KTMAndy)
In December 2017, I was in a bad place. I just hadn’t realised it yet.
I’d recently lost my dad, I’d packed in the job I’d been doing for 27 years, I’d had an accident and I was dealing with personal issues. Visiting my doctor for an MOT was the straw that broke the camel’s back.
While I’ve never been a thin person, at nearly 18 and a half stone, blood tests showed I was borderline Type 2 diabetic. My GP told me I needed to