Since I started sharing my journey into motherhood I have had a lot of messages from other mums. One thing I've found is always popping up in these messages is the 'advice' given to all of us, whether we want it or not. So here follows an open letter to the older generation. To clarify … Continue reading An Open Letter To The Older Generation
Since having Arlo and rejoining Slimming World. I have simply been stuck, dangling off the weight loss wagon, my legs running along the ground trying to clamber back on but just tripping over themselves.I have found every excuse going to make me feel better about failing to stick to plan. On my last journey I … Continue reading Enough is enough. Time to hop back on the weight loss wagon for good.
Recently I've been craving dauphinoise potatoes, but lets face it the syns are astronomical. So I set about making an alternative low syn/syn free version. Ingredients:PotatoesChicken stockPhiladelphia lightReduced fat cheddarSeasoningMethod:Thinly slice peeled potatoes. How many you use is entirely up to you! Once sliced layer the potatoes in an oven dish, seasoning every other layer.Make … Continue reading RECIPE: Creamy Potatoes
The Birth: Part One touched on the lead up to labour and why we opted for an induction. This post goes into all the brutal and bloody details, you've been warned. If you are pregnant and approaching your own labour then my advise would be to stop reading now and come back after the birth, … Continue reading The Birth: Part Two
Throw back to this time last year and I was in full swing of my weight loss journey. I truly felt like I had cracked it, target was no longer a distant thought, I believed for the first time that it was achievable and I was going to reach it. Since then it has been … Continue reading Losing 6 Stone and Gaining 6 Stone: A Journey of Many Emotions
I've often heard many people say that from the moment you see the positive pregnancy test you're a mother and it is so true, you fall in love instantly and your need to protect this little life kicks in immediately. You grow and carry your little one for nine months, you feel every movement, wriggle, … Continue reading The Birth: Part One