West Bridgford’s Mandy Smith overcomes serious health obstacles to launch Melton Road business

Mandy is a fully Accredited and Multi Award Winning Independent Cambridge Weight Plan Consultant (CWP). Mandy, 63, has recently opened a Weight Plan Centre at 99 Melton Road, West Bridgford.

During her 13 year role as a facilities manager for Games Workshop (Lenton) she lost 4 stone and it made such a massive difference to her health and life that she decided to become a CWP consultant. But that’s only the beginning of her story.

Mandy takes up her inspirational story…

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“I lost four stone with CWP in 2006 and was so impressed with the results that I became a consultant,” Mandy said. “Within 12 months I was running a very successful business from my dining room in Chilwell and still working full time.

“Within a few months I had to branch out and I rented a room in the Pastiche Therapy Centre, 110 High Road Beeston. I was seeing a total of about 60 people a week at this time, many of which came from local business such as Boots and the Post Office. My clients were travelling up to 15 miles to see me”.

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“In August 2007 – and after discussion with the Australian distributor of CWP – I took the opportunity to be the first Cambridge Weight Plan Consulting business in Victoria, Australia. In 2007 I left my family, my amazing job and a very successful CWP business and traveled to Australia.

I was 54 and started my new business in a new country.
“By the end of 2011, I had the largest Independent CWP business in Australia and in early 2012 I won the prestigious Consultant of the Year. In 2012, I was training all new consultants and in 2013 I became consultant support manager for Australia.

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“In 2011, I was diagnosed with a malignant melanoma and in 2013 I was diagnosed with lung cancer and had surgery – not a pleasant experience as you can imagine.
“In 2014, I was ill yet again but still continued to run a very successful business and my husband and family wanted me to return to the UK, so I sold my successful business and flew back to the UK.

The Melton Road room is all finished and ready

“Within a few weeks I’d stated again as a CWP Consultant; starting all over again with just one client. By far this was the hardest thing I had to do. Starting a new business for the third time at the age of 61. What was I thinking? It wasn’t easy but I’m so passionate about Cambridge Weight Plan”.

“Well I did start all over again and two years later I’m doing what I love the most and supporting wonderful people both clients and consultants.

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The business is near The Tall Frog

“My illness – well it’s not a real factor to be honest – but it was just another thing I had to deal with.  So I had skin cancer and lung cancer. I’m still under supervision so to speak and I’m doing really well.”

“I was shocked and surprised when I received the email telling me of the nomination for Women of the Year. It was a fabulous night and I was so pleased to have been a runner-up.  All I can say about this is that I was there because of my amazing clients.

Consultant of the Year
Consultant of the Year

“Earlier last year I got in touch with the owners of Pastiche Therapy Centre in Beeston and asked if they had a spare room. They invited me back with open arms and I’m so happy working there. In March I will be celebrating my 1st birthday in Beeston.”

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“I’m there two days a week at the moment but may have to increase this in the next few months by sharing my office with a newly Accredit Consultant (who was my slimmer)”.

“I’m so very excited about my office in West Bridgford and before I even opened it I had people calling to book in with me. 2017 is going to be a good year for me and my clients”.

On February 28th I’ll have been a consultant for 10 years and I’ve loved every minute of it. I can’t imagine doing anything else to be honest.”

Contact Mandy;

m: 07960 645505
h: 0115 9830406
e: mandysmith.cwp@gmail.com
Facebook: Cambridge Weight Plan Mandy Smith
http://www.cambridgeweightplan.com/mandysmith

99 Melton Road

West Bridgford