Weight loss confession and 1st weight in

Its time to be honest about my weight and tackle it… If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you – no doubt you’ll have seen my posts in relation to joining slimming world recently. This is a huge deal for me and I wanted to share this. This post is pretty person and something I wanted to share with you all.  It was only till recently I began to realise how unhappy I was with myself and my weight. It got to the point where I was depressed, ashamed and even embarrassed but most of all, unhealthy. I often […]

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New year and new goals

Yes people, it is nearly that magical time of the year that you will start seeing the new year new me posts all over social media, but lets face it how many people actually change? In reality there will not be a lot of people who follow through with their life changing plans, but why do so many people give up if they are so determined to change what they see as areas of improvements in their lives? Please follow and like us:

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Birthday, Excuses and Chocolate!

Chocolate – My biggest downfall! I really need to learn how to indulge without overindulging. I need to change my mindset and learn that you can have treats especially if its your birthday. Whats not OK, is to use this as excuse to ‘throw the towel’ in and give up. I’m not a quitter! I am ready to give myself a kick up the bottom and get back on my journey. I will be facing the scales tomorrow (wish me luck).  One of the main struggles with losing weight and eating properly is having to cut out the foods you […]

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3 day mini cruise in Amsterdam – brothels, beer, bicycles and beyond

I recently returned from a 3day mini cruise in the buzzing city of Amsterdam. As an Amsterdam virgin, I had no idea what to expect – especially with its wild reputation. Brothels, beer, bicycles and beyond… Amsterdam is like a lighter, airier, waterier, smaller, friendlier version of New York. I am yet to visit New York – but I look forward to comparing the similarity in the near future. Amsterdam is full of canals and people riding bikes which mean much less traffic, less polution, less noise. As soon as you step into Amsterdam, you’re hit with the iconic views of […]

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Broccoli cheesy garlic bread

Broccoli based cheesy garlic bread –  a new craze you need to try. This week has been really nice to opportunity to go back to discover new foods. I think my favourite has to be Broccoli cheesy garlic bread. It is very low calories and can be made syn free on Slimming World – Really filling too! I’d been reading a lot regarding using cauliflower as based so what better way to mix it up even more and use one of my favourite vegetables. It was so easy to make and so filling. I served it with some homemade Slimming World […]

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Going back to the gym after a break & surgery

Finally I went back to the gym, and got back on my weight loss journey! Getting back to the gym after my gallbladder surgery was awesome. I was looking forward to returning back to my routine and feeling like myself again. Of course, for many of us, getting back into working out can be a little scary. Am I ready to start exercising again? Am I pushing myself too hard? Am I not pushing myself hard enough? Sometimes you have to take a break from training. The potential reasons for a long layoff from the the gym can be endless. Anything from sickness and injury […]

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