This incredibly hands-on time for parents tired him out.
He admitted: “Instead of going to the fridge for a bit of late night snacking all I could do was just collapse on a heap on the bed.”
Previously having Covid also meant Mark lost his sense of taste and smell for two weeks, which he believes catalysed his weight loss journey.
He now sticks to a high-protein diet, as opposed to “pub meals with onion rings and garlic bread”.
He revealed: “I’m missing pub meals so, so much.”