Yesterday morning I found myself once again researching local Slimming World groups after a shocking encounter with the bathroom scales. Well not that shocking let's face it you can't eat pizza, cake and a Chinese takeaway and not expect to gain a few pounds. Even though I've been piling the food in 75 per cent … Continue reading Why I am ditching the group and giving Slimming World online a go.
Hello my name is Sarah and I am addicted to food.It has been ten minutes since my last bite of chocolate and believe me the irony of writing about food addiction whilst shovelling in a family size bar of chocolate hasn't gone unnoticed. I have a problem. I have discussed this topic before but feel … Continue reading Confessions of a food addict.
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.
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
Pinch me is this real? Have I really lost over 5 stone? Throwback to a year ago and I was attending monthly appointments in preparation for weight loss surgery. Yes you read that right. I was contemplating a drastic measure in order to lose weight, I was desperate and seeking an answer. I applaud anyone … Continue reading Pinch me is this real? Have I really lost over 5 stone?
Okay I get it, there is nothing more annoying than walking into group feeling confident after a good week on plan only to mount the scales and not see the loss you felt you deserved. To make it worse and really add salt to the wound you then overhear others discuss the takeaways and wine … Continue reading Focus on your journey and not the journey of others.
For years people told me that in order to succeed at weight loss I had to really want it and I used to get so upset and defensive, taking everyone's comments as a personal attack. How did they know how much I wanted it? I was working hard and it felt like every comment was … Continue reading Finding my motivation