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One woman's journey to lose half her body weight


November 2013

Larger Ladies Like Clothes Too!

In a Buffy/Angel type manner (yes I'm geeky), this is a crossover post for my two blogs: and, since it covers weight issues and fashion.  I have noticed recently that finally, finally there are more options for larger... Continue Reading →


How Obesity Affects Your Health – What The Doctors DON’T Tell You

I've done a lot of thinking over the last few days, reflecting on why I started this journey, what I hope to achieve and how it is already changing my life.  One of the most important things about losing weight... Continue Reading →

Real Life Gastric Bypass Experience

A few days ago a friend of mine came out.  No, she isn't gay, she decided to reply to the many many people who have been asking how she's losing weight so rapidly.  It turns out that she had a... Continue Reading →

Weekly Weigh-In Results 27th November 2013

This week's weigh-in results aren't good. I think partly due to a roast dinner blow-out at the weekend, and partly due to being weighed in the evening when the previous two weigh-ins were first thing in the morning. I have... Continue Reading →

Weekly Weigh-In Results 23rd November 2013

I weighed in on Saturday again last week, the last one before I go back to my regular Wednesday group. It wasn't great, I had gained a pound. I am working hard to lose it again before tomorrow so fingers... Continue Reading →

Having Fat Friends Is Such Hard Work Thursday night saw me absolutely fuming.  It takes quite a lot for me to lose my temper, but this really did it for me.  The article is by a journalist named Angela Epstein,... Continue Reading →

Weekly Weigh-In Results 16th November 2013

I know, late again!  Last week's and this week's weigh-ins have been moved to Saturday due to the new job, or more specifically the fact that the drive to group is so traffic-ridden and stressful that it makes me late... Continue Reading →

Slimming World Free Foods To Experiment With

Since I started Slimming World, there have been some foods that get discussed in group that I've heard about and thought "ugh, there's no way I'm eating that".  Some of them are foods that I just don't like recreated in... Continue Reading →

Big Changes!

As you know if you read my last post, I has lost 2.5lb at this week's weigh-in. I can't remember if I said in that post, but that loss came as a nice surprise to me, as I was unsure... Continue Reading →

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