A supermarket worker who used $8,500 a 12 months on guzzling 30 cans of Pepsi a working day for two a long time stated he has been treated – just after he was hypnotized.
Andy Currie, 41, downed a liter of the fizzy drink each early morning and drank a additional nine liters a day.
The Briton has sipped an estimated 219,000 cans of Pepsi – just about 18,000 pounds of sugar or the equivalent of 7 million sugar cubes – due to the fact he initially commenced drinking it in his 20s.
Currie, from Bangor, a city in northern Wales, reported: “I have often beloved the flavor of a cold Pepsi. Nothing could defeat it and I just bought hooked.
“I get the job done evenings, so usually preferred the sugar hurry to preserve me going. I would go via 4 or 5 two-liter bottles of Pepsi each individual day.
“Because I get the job done at Tesco I could just get it straight soon after do the job and get it house.”
Currie, who is married to wife Sarah, 39, said he expended $25 a working day on Pepsi, amounting to all over $8,500 per yr.
He added: “It value me a fortune, to be straightforward. I could have acquired a motor vehicle each calendar year for the identical amount I was investing on Pepsi.
“I just essential to have it as before long as I woke up I’d go to the fridge and pour myself a massive glass of Pepsi and just have on as a result of the day.
“I bear in mind likely to weddings and birthdays, and whilst other people had glasses of champagne, I would be toasting people with a can of fizzy pop.”
Currie made a decision to just take drastic motion just after he ballooned to 266 kilos and his health professionals warned him he was at possibility of starting to be diabetic.
By means of work out and diet program he managed to lose 28 pounds, but he couldn’t halt consuming Pepsi.
He contacted London-based therapist and hypnotist David Kilmurry, who discovered Currie as possessing Avoidant Restrictive Food Consumption Ailment (ARFID).
Surprisingly, after just one on the internet hypnotherapy session, Currie was healed and drank h2o for the initial time in two a long time.
In just four months, he has dropped a further 14 lbs and is remarkably much more nutritious.
Currie stated: “David met me online and hypnotized me for about 40 minutes.
“I never know what he explained but later on I just didn’t want to drink it anymore.
“I’ve nonetheless received two cans of Pepsi in my fridge which I was going to have ahead of the session but didn’t have time.
“I have not touched them in a month and do not strategy to. I favor water now. My wife Sarah states my skin seems to be superior and I’ve got so significantly a lot more electrical power.
“I like strolling now, and me and Sarah are arranging to climb Mount Snowdon in the summer time.”
Kilmurry explained: “I was horrified at Andy’s disclosure of consuming 10 liters of Pepsi a working day.
“That was by far the worst sugar addiction I have ever listened to of.
“Resigned to dependancy, Andy was chubby, nervous and struggled to get his terms out since he was so breathless.
“This sort of addiction is really perilous and places substantial pressure on your crucial organs.
“Andy was pre-diabetic and necessary to change quickly right before heart ailment and potential pancreatic cancer took him.
“It turned a poison and a crutch to him. Due to the fact doing the job with him I am delighted to see him consuming h2o and healthy beverages.”
This story was supplied to Newsweek by Zenger News.