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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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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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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How do you kick start your first week?

How I survived my first week How I survived my first week – The first few days on any diet or healthy lifestyle are the most important ones. I, like many others, have a hard time staying motivated and focused in the first week and tend to fall off plan easily. As the week starts to come to an end, I think many times if I wanted to share this kind of post or not. Should my blog be only about the good? Should my blog only be about recipes? Is this blog little too personal? In the end, I […]

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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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