James Swanwick still remembers the exact moment he decided to stop drinking
James Swanwick still remembers the exact moment he decided to stop drinking for good, and it happened after a particular photo was taken with Hollywood star .
The 45-year-old Aussie founder of snapped the shot in 2009 at a time when he was drinking between one and three drinks a night, and recalls having to suck in his stomach for the shot to avoid Aniston spotting his belly fat.
‘I’m almost 18 kilos heavier in that photo compared to today.I’m barely recognisable,’ he told FEMAIL.
‘When I was drinking a couple of drinks a night, I was feeling tired and sluggish, cloud dancer sneaker I was unmotivated, irritable, I was waking up in the middle of the night, I wasn’t performing well at work.
The 45-year-old founder of Alcohol Free Lifestyle snapped the shot in 2009 at a time when he was drinking between one and three drinks a night (pictured with Jennifer Aniston)
‘I just felt average in every area of my life. But then I stopped drinking.
‘I transformed from feeling slow and average and mediocre and having that puffy face and a few rolls of fat around my waist, to losing 18 kilos, feeling fit, lean, healthy, happy and energised.
‘Today, I feel I look the way nature intended me to look.I sleep like a baby. I’ve got great friends and family, I’ve built two businesses and I feel amazing.
‘And it all started from me cutting out alcohol. It changed my life.’
Mr Swanwick lost six kilos in the first 30 days after he stopped drinking and within 10 days he noticed how seamlessly he was falling asleep.
Within 90 days he landed ‘my dream job’ hosting a TV show in the US – SportsCenter on ESPN – and within two years he had started a business that was generating $1million in revenue.
James Swanwick (pictured), founder of Alcohol Free Lifestyle, calls alcohol a ‘silent killer’ that is destroying health and http://instagram.com/solitaryisle relationships across Australia
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