Eat what you preach. Healthy eating and weaning.

Since Arlo's journey with food began he's taken to it like a dream. I'm that annoying mum whose baby eats anything you put in front of him (bar couscous and quinoa Arlo can't stand either of those!) I have made such an effort to ensure he gets a good start with food and he eats … Continue reading Eat what you preach. Healthy eating and weaning.

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RECIPE: Slimming World cheesy melt in the middle, sweet potato and cod fish cakes.

Ingredients - makes 4 fish cakes to serve 2. 2 medium sweet potatoes 3 small cod fillets 4 babybel light Chopped chillies Garlic 20g golden breadcrumbs  Method - Peel and dice sweet potatoes then boil until soft. I used three medium sweet potatoes to make four fish cakes. While the sweet potatoes are boiling, cook … Continue reading RECIPE: Slimming World cheesy melt in the middle, sweet potato and cod fish cakes.

Why I am ditching the group and giving Slimming World online a go.

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.

Finding my feet: What type of mum am I and who am I now that I’m a mother?

Here I am ten weeks in and still waddling along struggling to find my feet on this journey of motherhood. Arlo and I are smashing it. Mission keep my tiny little human safe and happy is a go and I am confident in my capabilities of being a parent. The real issue is who am … Continue reading Finding my feet: What type of mum am I and who am I now that I’m a mother?

To all the dads to be. Learn from his mistakes. Don’t be a dick.

Disclaimer: Before anyone pities my partner, firstly he has read this so knows full well he is being used as an example of what not to do. Secondly if anything he now realises what a dick he was/occasionally still is and is thankful that I wrote this as apparently seeing it written down really helps … Continue reading To all the dads to be. Learn from his mistakes. Don’t be a dick.

Enough is enough. Time to hop back on the weight loss wagon for good.

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.