Focus on your journey and not the journey of others.

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.

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Finding my motivation

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

Look at that fat girl eating

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

Why now? What’s my secret?

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?

Slimming World Week 1: How did I find it and will it work for you?

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?

Be prepared it’s a long one. Goodbye Pity Party and Hello Slimming World.

It's time to face up to some hard truths. I haven't posted in a long time,  has it really been 4 months? I should have listened to my mum, time really does go quicker as you get older! I've been stalling posting too afraid to enter the blogosphere again, the internet can be a fickle … Continue reading Be prepared it’s a long one. Goodbye Pity Party and Hello Slimming World.

My go to food:Ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

After speaking to a range of people, it's clear that a lot of us struggle with ideas of what to eat. I know from personal experience that I am more likely to 'give-up' on my diet lifestyle change when I get bored of eating the same thing. It is nice to have some variety and … Continue reading My go to food:Ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner.