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A Pepsi addict spent £140,000 drinking 10 liters a day for 20 years

Andy Currie spent £140,000 over 20 years fixing his fizzy drink (Image: SWNS)

Andy Currie spent £140,000 over 20 years fixing his fizzy drink (Image: SWNS)

A supermarket worker who drank 30 cans of Pepsi a day for 20 years has finally kicked the habit after turning to hypnotherapy.

Andy Currie consumed 10 liters of the fizzy drink every day and spent £140,000 over two decades.

The 41-year-old has downed around 219,000 cans of Pepsi — the equivalent of nearly 8,000kg of sugar, or 7 million sugar cubes — since developing his addiction in his 20s.

Andy, from Bangor, North Wales, said: “I’ve always loved the taste of a cold Pepsi. Nothing could top it and I was just hooked.

“I work nights, so I’ve always liked the sugar rush to keep me going. I used four or five two-liter bottles of Pepsi every day.

“Because I work at Tesco, I could buy it right after work and take it home.”

But Andy admits that with the “fortune” he’s spent on his favorite drink, he could have bought a car every year.

“I just had to have it, as soon as I woke up I would go to the fridge, pour myself a tall glass of Pepsi and just get on with it all day.

Ex-Pepsi addict Andrew Currie at his home in Bangor, North Wales. A supermarket employee who was addicted to Pepsi and drank up to 30 cans a day was cured after being hypnotized. See SWNS story SWMDpepsi. Andy Currie, 41, drank a liter of the bubbly pop every morning and drank an additional nine liters a day. He drank an estimated 219,000 cans of Pepsi??? and almost 8,000 kg of sugar, which corresponds to seven million sugar cubes ??? since he started drinking it in his early 20s. Andy, from Bangor, North Wales, decided to take drastic measures after he was bloated to 19 stones and his doctors warned he was at risk of developing diabetes. Through exercise and dieting, he managed to lose five pounds, but couldn't stop drinking Pepsi. He contacted London-based therapist and hypnotist David Kilmurry, who identified Andy with a preventable restrictive feeding disorder. Amazingly, after just one online hypnotherapy session, Andy healed and was drinking water for the first time in two decades.

Andy has since swapped Pepsi for water (Image: SWNS)

“I remember going to weddings and birthdays and while other people were having a glass of champagne, I was toasting with a can of lemonade.”

Andy decided drastic measures were needed after his weight rose to 19 stone and doctors warned he was at risk of developing diabetes.

He managed to lose five pounds through diet and exercise, but struggled to stop drinking Pepsi.

But after reaching out to London-based hypnotherapist David Kilmurry, Andy says he’s finally broken the habit.

After just one online hypnotherapy session, Andy drank water for the first time in 20 years.

Andy said: “David met me online and hypnotized me for about 40 minutes.

“I don’t know what he said, but after that I just didn’t want to drink it anymore.

Ex-Pepsi addict Andrew Currie at his home in Bangor, North Wales. A supermarket employee who was addicted to Pepsi and drank up to 30 cans a day was cured after being hypnotized. See SWNS story SWMDpepsi. Andy Currie, 41, drank a liter of the bubbly pop every morning and drank an additional nine liters a day. He drank an estimated 219,000 cans of Pepsi??? and almost 8,000 kg of sugar, which corresponds to seven million sugar cubes ??? since he started drinking it in his early 20s. Andy, from Bangor, North Wales, decided to take drastic measures after he was bloated to 19 stones and his doctors warned he was at risk of developing diabetes. Through exercise and dieting, he managed to lose five pounds, but couldn't stop drinking Pepsi. He contacted London-based therapist and hypnotist David Kilmurry, who identified Andy with a preventable restrictive feeding disorder. Amazingly, after just one online hypnotherapy session, Andy healed and was drinking water for the first time in two decades.

Andy drank 10 liters of Pepsi a day before turning to hypnotherapy (Image: SWNS)

“I still have two cans of Pepsi in my fridge that I wanted before the session but didn’t have time.

“I haven’t touched her in a month and I don’t plan to. I prefer water now. My wife Sarah says my skin looks better and I have so much more energy.”

Now Andy enjoys walking and he and his wife Sarah are planning to climb Mount Snowdon in the summer.

David described Andy’s love of sugary drinks as “by far the worst sugar addiction” he’s ever heard of.

“Andy had become addicted, was overweight, anxious and was struggling to get his words out because he was so breathless.

“This type of addiction is very dangerous and puts tremendous pressure on your vital organs.

Ex-Pepsi addict Andrew Currie at his home in Bangor, North Wales. A supermarket employee who was addicted to Pepsi and drank up to 30 cans a day was cured after being hypnotized. See SWNS story SWMDpepsi. Andy Currie, 41, drank a liter of the bubbly pop every morning and drank an additional nine liters a day. He drank an estimated 219,000 cans of Pepsi??? and almost 8,000 kg of sugar, which corresponds to seven million sugar cubes ??? since he started drinking it in his early 20s. Andy, from Bangor, North Wales, decided to take drastic measures after he was bloated to 19 stones and his doctors warned he was at risk of developing diabetes. Through exercise and dieting, he managed to lose five pounds, but couldn't stop drinking Pepsi. He contacted London-based therapist and hypnotist David Kilmurry, who identified Andy with a preventable restrictive feeding disorder. Amazingly, after just one online hypnotherapy session, Andy healed and was drinking water for the first time in two decades.

Andy took action after being warned he was at risk of developing diabetes (Image: SWNS)

“Andy was pre-diabetic and had to adjust quickly before heart disease and possible pancreatic cancer caught up with him.

“It became a poison and a crutch for him.

“Since I’ve been working with him, I’m happy that he’s drinking water and healthy drinks.”

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