Sandi Toksvig: Losing four stone gave me the confidence to appear on TV
Toksvig, who lost four stone following Louise Parker's eating programme to drop from a size 22, said she might have stayed on the radio if she hadn't shed the pounds.
She told Good Housekeeping: " Maybe I would have stayed on the radio. I wasn't as comfortable. I didn't feel well. I had lost some confidence.
"At my worst I was a size 22, and at that size you can't go down the high street and buy yourself things that make you feel good. Your shopping options are limited in a way they aren't when you are a size 12.
"I'm not quite as thin as I was, but I certainly haven't put it... read more
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