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Couple beat their drug addictions with the help of their dogs before meeting and falling in love

(Picture: SWNS) Katelyn Hoglund and her husband Jeffrey are both former heroin addicts who beat their habits with the help of their dogs before meeting by chance and falling in love. The pair got married this year and now live happily with their three pit bulls and Great Dane, Jack. But before meeting two years ago, they lived a thousand miles ...

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Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about micro penises

(Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co,uk) Micro penises are, very often, a punchline.  The fact that we use men’s penises as jokes is a long and complicated article for another day where we question why the apparent most important thing that we base a man’s abilities on is in his pants. But, because of the importance that society places on penises ...

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Meet this ripped grandpa who’s more fit than you’ll ever be

(Picture: Jean Titus / mediadrumworld.com) If you thought going to the gym was tough, think again. A fifty-year-old known as Ripped Grandpa has been weight-lifting for over 30 years puts most people half his age to shame. Jean Titus, who has an impressive 48-inch chest and 18-inch biceps, said it was a different story a few years ago. ‘Before I ...

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It’s okay to struggle with maintaining your healthy lifestyle at Christmas

(Picture: Deidre Spain) I am trying to live my best, healthy life. I’m doing a kind of body transformation which pairs a pretty intense workout regime with a healthy macro-lead meal plan. It’s all very manageable and feel-good. In fact, I’m sleeping better than ever and I’m stronger than I’ve ever been. There’s only one problem: I’m absolutely bricking it about ...

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How to look after your mental health when you’re moving house

Did you know that moving house is widely considered a very stressful experience? Seriously stressful. Recent research found that 61% of us rate moving house as the most stressful event in our lives, ranking it as more stressful than getting a divorce. So, yeah, it’s not as simple as shifting a few boxes. Naturally, I do not currently own a house ...

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People who eat 40g of cheese a day might be less likely to have a heart attack

Yep, that Christmas cheese board is looking even more appealing now (Picture: Getty) Cheese is so moorish, it must be bad for you. I mean, bowls of molten mac and cheese aren’t exactly waist-friendly. Cheese is high in fat and often pretty salty but we already know that it’s super great for our teeth (full of vitamin K2). And now ...

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Here’s what to expect when you come off antidepressants

(Picture: Mmuffin for Metro.co.uk) Improved mood, wanting to avoid unpleasant side effects or the convenience of being prescription-free – there are many reasons you might decide you’re ready to come off antidepressants. It’s something I’ve decided to do on several occasions after an extended period of improved mood. It’s important to know what to expect so you can go through ...

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Am I sharing too much about my mental health online and does my honesty put off prospective employers?

At what point does it become over-sharing? (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) I’ve been blogging about mental health for several years now, but I’ve always kept it on the down low. A secret little hobby of mine, I’ve been privately airing my dirty laundry in a little corner of the internet where we all say lovely things to each other ...

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Cereal fans are paying £9 for Ricicles on eBay before they’re gone forever

People are missing Ricicles already (Picture: Kellogg’s) The axing of Ricicles is set to leave a hole in Brits’ hearts – but before the cereal is taken out of production, it is leaving a hole in some of our pockets. Cunning shoppers who recently bought boxes of the sugary cereal are cashing in by selling them on eBay for as ...

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Man who found a pig’s gallstone when killing a sow discovers it’s worth £450,000

Bo Chunlou found the gallstone, dubbed ‘Pig Treasure’, when he was killing a sow A villager who found a pig’s gallstone is set to become a Chinese millionaire after experts valued it at nearly half a million pounds. The extremely rare object, known as a ‘bezoar’, is a mass comprised of hair and other indigestible materials usually found in an ...

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