Digest Diet Success Story: “I Can Play More With My Kids!”

See how the Digest Diet weight loss plan, with delicious, fat releasing recipes, helped Sarah transform her life and drop nearly 75 pounds in eight months!

By Perri O. Blumberg from Reader's Digest Magazine | March 2013

Digest Diet Success Story: “I Can Play More With My Kids!”Courtesy Sarah Hott

Sarah Hott had struggled with weight all her life, but when she had trouble walking down the narrow school bus aisle for her ride to work, she knew she had to change. “I was flipping through Reader’s Digest, and the people in a Digest Diet article seemed so believable,” says the 43-year-old teacher’s aide. She decided to try the 21-day plan (focusing on fat-releasing foods and sustainable habits) … and went on to lose 18 pounds in three weeks, then 73 pounds in eight months.

“Chores aren’t hard anymore.”
“Last year, my knees hurt so bad, I couldn’t climb on a chair to change a lightbulb,” Sarah says. “Now I feel comfortable in my skin.” Best of all, she adds, “my three daughters [ages 13 to 20] love to play Frisbee and swim, and I can really join in with them now.”

“I love the support I get.”
Recently, the students in Sarah’s class brought “Ms. Sarah” a special treat for her birthday. But the kids didn’t ply her with calorie-bomb cupcakes
or sugar-spiked cookies. Instead, they brought her favorite breakfast from the Digest Diet: the Honey-Nut Yogurt parfait.

“I’m inspiring others!”
Sarah’s success has inspired her friends to start the diet. “A few weeks ago, I took a friend food shopping for the plan.” Her influence is felt at home too: She caught her husband—“a potato chip connoisseur!”—munching on almonds in front of the television.

Her Top Tip: Sarah personalizes her shake for maximum enjoyment. She changes up the master recipe by using half a banana and half a cup of blueberries. “I freeze the shakes and eat them with a spoon like a slushy,” she says.

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  • Your Comments

    • Granny

      It’s the best to see someome succed and I change up the shake too . It is one of the eaiest diets I have ever been on..Stay doing what you are and thanks for sharing your story.

    • Sylvia Hott

      Congratulations, Sarah. We are cousins, and some of us (mostly the women in the family) are blessed with lots of padding! It is so difficult to lose weight, so I applaud you. Yes, you will feel so much better.

    • moleman

      Fat fuc’s !!

    • alexa

      good job you should applaud yourself for the hard work you have done