Carrot, Cumin & Sweet Potato Soup

Carrot, Cumin & Sweet Potato Soup This recipe makes lots of portions, so stick it in the fridge or freezer for when you simply can't last until dinner time. Ingredients: 2 x Red Onions (you could use white I just prefer red.) 2 x Cloves of Garlic Aprox 10-12 Carrots 1 x Big Sweet Potato … Continue reading Carrot, Cumin & Sweet Potato Soup

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The weekend is upon us, to cheat or not to cheat.

So the weekend is here and the big question is can I squeeze a cheat in? Balanced with not feeling guilty and of course not letting it turn from a treat to a daily thing. So to anyone wondering if they should treat themselves have a long think. Some people simply cannot allow themselves to … Continue reading The weekend is upon us, to cheat or not to cheat.

My blog absence.

I suppose it is only fair I acknowledge and explain why the time difference between my posts. As some of you may be aware I run a Facebook page along side this blog. https://www.facebook.com/diaryofafatenglishgirl Recently I have received numerous hate messages from people telling me how they hate my page, that i'm glamorizing obesity and … Continue reading My blog absence.

Don’t be silly you’re not Fat – Ummm yes I bloody am!!

Something I have been pondering over recently is people. Before I started my diet the only people to be brutally honest were my family. My friends mainly said things like "don't be silly you aren't fat" which of course is hysterical. I am not in denial I am aware I am fat! Or if my … Continue reading Don’t be silly you’re not Fat – Ummm yes I bloody am!!

The Telegraph vs Obesity

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10960538/Obesity-surgery-could-be-offered-to-a-million-more-people-on-NHS.html First read the above story, it is about increasing the number of gastric bands available on the NHS.This story raised a lot of controversy, what is your opinion?My opinion is that whilst it is beneficial for people and helps them lose weight I think it should be used for people that have exhausted every other … Continue reading The Telegraph vs Obesity