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Nadiya Hussain


I’ve always had a need to succeed in every aspect of my life. I worked three jobs before I had my children and when I was a stay-at-home mum, that was my job and I wanted to do it well. But I did lose confidence. I needed direction and taking part in Bake Off was doing something just for me.

In the first week ofBake Off, I spent too much time making myself nervous. Everyone else was so good. I kept thinking, how did they let me on the show? Then, by week two, I thought, ‘If you’ve made it past week one, you have to start to concentrate now’. So I focused and got in the zone.

Winning it was an epiphany; I realised I can achieve my goals and I promised myself I’d never say ‘I can’t do it’ again.

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