26 to 12 – another weight loss blog

One woman's journey to lose half her body weight


April 2016

Healthy Living: H is for Hiking #AtoZChallenge

Yesterday I went hiking, it was the first time I been on that kind of walk since I did my Duke of Edinburgh Award when I was at school – we go on canal path walks quite often in summer... Continue Reading →


Healthy Living: G is for Gardening – #AtoZChallenge

Gardening is a fantastic pastime for people who want to live a healthier lifestyle - there are loads of benefits!  It is cheap to do and can actually save you money in the long run.  Growing fruit and vegetables from... Continue Reading →

Healthy Living: F is for Friendship – #AtoZChallenge

I thought a lot about what to do in the AtoZ challenge for the letter F.  I was going to write about fun or fear - fun is so important in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and fear of failing is... Continue Reading →

Healthy Living: E is for Eggs #AtoZ Challenge

No, not Easter eggs (although I have some of those left!) I mean the kind that come from chickens. First and foremost, eggs are yummy!  I realise that this is subject to opinion, but I love them.  They are also... Continue Reading →

Healthy Living: D is for Dancing #AtoZChallenge

I'm late, I'm catching up again, bad Helen!  A friend of mine recently was talking about "clubbercise" which she has been invited to,but she doesn't want to make a fool of herself.  As far as I can tell, this involves... Continue Reading →

Healthy Living: C is for Cooking – #AtoZChallenge

For a healthy lifestyle, I cannot emphasise the importance of cooking more strongly.  I am not talking about Masterchef level gourmet meals, but just good, nourishing food.  The biggest advantage of cooking meals from scratch is that you control exactly... Continue Reading →

Healthy Living – B is for Bananas – #AtoZChallenge

  Today's word of the day is BANANAS (I feel a bit Sesame Street having a word of the day, but it makes me smile so I'm going to run with it!)  When I'm eating healthily, bananas are my go-to... Continue Reading →

#AtoZChallenge – Healthy Living: A is For Action

I thought that this month I would take part in the A to Z Challenge to help myself with my focus, and to give a bit of advice (which I don't always manage to take myself) to anyone who is trying to... Continue Reading →

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