Father sheds 12 stone after daughter"s pal shames him into diet


Father sheds 12 stone after daughter"s pal shames him into diet

“I don”t want to sit with the fat man”: Father sheds 12 stone after daughter”s pal shames him into diet

4:55 PM on 12th July 2011

Father figure: Neil Richardson was shocked into losing 12st 10lb after his daughter

Father figure: Neil Richardson was shocked into losing 12st 10lb after his daughter”s friend refused to play with the “big fat man”

Big daddy: Neil was worried his 27st weight would prevent him living a long and healthy life

Big daddy: Neil was worried his 27st weight would prevent him living a long and healthy life: “I wanted to be around for my kids and to be the best dad I could,” he says

Fat chance: Neil swopped beer, curries and greasy kebabs for healthier homemade food.

Fat chance: Neil swopped beer, curries and greasy kebabs for healthier homemade food. “My proudest moment was winning the dads” race at my daughter”s sports day!”