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
Maybe I am alone in this but have you ever eaten something in public and convinced yourself that people are judging you?Taunting yourself that people are watching the 'fat girl' shovel in food. For years it stopped me eating in public, more so if it was a crowded place. I couldn't just grab something quickly … Continue reading Look at that fat girl eating
As you all know by now I am a converted Slimming World lover. I always knew the plan worked, having previously tried it in my teens, however as I got older the excuses just got bigger. Two main reasons kept me from joining sooner, the first was time. I convinced myself that I didn't have the time … Continue reading Why now? What’s my secret?
On my last post be prepared it's a long one, I briefly explained why I finally took the plunge and rejoined Slimming World after years of avoiding it. I knew I needed the support, but the additional support wasn't the only reason, in fact there were many factors which led to me walking into my first meeting. … Continue reading Slimming World Week 1: How did I find it and will it work for you?