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One woman's journey to lose half her body weight


July 2013

Mucho Enthusiasm!

I am back from my holiday, my birthday is over and everything is back to normal. There was apparently some discussion at work yesterday about whether I'd be back on track today, or if I'd carry on in holiday mode... Continue Reading →


Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!

I am writing this from the beautiful seaside town of Scarborough, where my Mum has taken me for a pre-birthday break. Anyone who has been to an English seaside resort will know these towns are fraught with danger for those... Continue Reading →

Weekly Weigh In Results 24th July 2013

When I went to weigh-in last night, I was really unsure of how I'd done - I was just hoping not to have gained anything. It seems that I'd done much better than I thought, and got a 2lb loss!... Continue Reading →

A New Week, But Where Is My Motivation Hiding?

So here's the thing: I know it's a new Slimming World week for me from today. I stayed to class last night, left feeling great and had a fairly healthy evening meal (no post-group takeaway for me!) but all day... Continue Reading →

Weekly Weigh In Results 17th July 2013

A very brief post before I go get some sleep, to say that I lost 2.5lb this week, giving me my stone award after just five weeks. I am happy as can be with that and fully motivated to carry... Continue Reading →

What A Difference A Week Makes

I can't believe it was only a week ago that I was struggling with my motivation. I feel so much better now, and I've stuck to the plan all week. I think it's actually quite a good gauge of how... Continue Reading →

Super Salsa

The salsa I'm referring to is the dance, not the dip. Although, if you're looking for a salsa recipe, you could do much worse than this one from the Hairy Bikers, which is great with chicken and fat free yoghurt... Continue Reading →

A Change Is As Good As A Rest

I may only have been following Slimming World for a few weeks, but I am already starting to feel the benefits of my new, healthier lifestyle. I know I have a long way to go, but I'm still feeling really... Continue Reading →

Mmm, Barbecue

I love barbecues, I really do.  (Cue Homer-style salivating...)  For me it's a combination of being outside in the sun, amazing childhood memories and truly delicious food.  At my SW meeting a couple of weeks ago we discussed barbecues, and... Continue Reading →

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