Getting started- my weight loss story

Ah here is my weight loss story about getting started… My whole life, I’ve been chubby. Okay, who am I kidding? I’ve been overweight. ‘Obese’ My weight is serious enough issue that I considered weight loss surgery but how would that help?   I’m going to share with you everything that I go through on my journey to getting into shape and losing weight.  I have never been athletic and I love eating—not a very good combination, obviously. Most of my life I have been overweight and battled with my weight.  I started my journey few weeks ago which didn’t go […]

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Smart-wear for tracking your progress

I think it’s fair to say that this is the year we’re going to see smart-wear become more mainstream, especially with the new releases of the Apple watch and the new Fitbit… Losing weight is hard work. Like many others, I committed myself to shedding fat and losing 5 stone in 2017.  I looked to technology for help along during this journey.  For me, it was the combination of fitness tracking with smartphone interaction that had me interested in getting a Fitbit device to kick start my walking. I had a look over the Fitbit trackers and finally decided on the one I […]

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10 tips to help when struggling with weightloss…

Struggling with losing weight? I am! The struggle is real this week!  I am at my heaviest weight right now and it isn’t great.  I’ve battled with my weight since childhood & always been overweight. Many people have started the New Year with goals which may include getting fit, eating healthy and losing weight. Many struggle then give up. Unfortunately it can be easy to fall away from your best intentions particularly when these new habits have only recently been formed.   The one I have learnt over time is when I make a mistake, or slip up or fall […]

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Seaton beach in the winter….

I like the sea and the beach at winter. In summer the beach is too over crowded don’t you think? Empty beaches during a cloudy and windy day have something magical, Don’t you think? I like to walk along an empty beach, listening to the waves, the seagulls and organise my thoughts. This weekend called for a road-trip to Seaton Beach near Hartlepool. We wrapped up warm with our scarfs, gloves and coats. I still manged to get a cold and currently dosed up on medicine covered in vapour rub Vic as I write this… We had some fish and chips, No […]

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Time to join the gym & fat club!

I have tried many diets and failed. You name it, I will have have tried it. Juice diets, skipping meals, cabbage soups and shakes. None of these were ever suitable for me. I always lacked motivation to carry on with them.  I’d always end up gaining as it made me miserable aswell as eat everything in sight. I never really taught myself or educated myself around food and always went for a quick fix – Thats not the way it works. If it was easy to lose a stone over night everyone would be doing it. Quick fixes don’t last… […]

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Body Worlds Animals Inside Out comes to the North East

We decided to spent out new years eve day taking a road-trip to Newcastle to visit the Life Science Center to experience the Body Worlds Animals Inside exhibition and were hoping it was just as good as the previous one. A lot of people believe that it would be distressing and a bit gruesome but you shouldn’t. I would be wary of letting smaller children in but the older children will love it. Only you would be able to decide around your children but always check prior regarding ages usually this can be found on the website.   What? Gunther […]

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