Dieting & Exercise

Follow me on my diet journey as I attempt to lose weight and get fit.

Ways to Get Into the Exercise Groove

You sign up with your local gym. Go religiously for a couple of weeks. Then, slowly but surely, you lose enthusiasm. Before you know it, a few months have passed, and you haven’t entered the gym once. Sound familiar? If so, don’t worry. This happens to a lot of people…

How to Keep Motivated With Weight Loss Goals

The reality is that it’s often very difficult for a lot of people to lose weight and keep it off. You’re not alone if this describes your situation or you’re feeling frustrated with how you’ve been progressing in this area lately. Remain optimistic and know that there are actions you…

5 Top Activities for Busy Mums

Despite our best intentions, most of us mums struggle to fit exercise into our jam-packed schedules. It may sound like a cliché, but often we’re just too busy tending to other peoples’ needs to take care of our own. However, squeezing in a run, yoga practice or sporting activity could…

Beating my Emotional Eating Demons | Weight Loss

I haven’t written much about my weight loss lately. Perhaps I was trying not to admit it’s come to a shuddering halt. Again. But after a month of sabotaging my efforts, it’s time to pick myself up, draw a line under it and move forward. This time was going to…

7 Ways to Make Exercise More Fun

Exercise is an essential part of good health. Unfortunately, it can be a lot of work. Workouts can be tough to get through. Sometimes a person simply isn’t motivated to do the exercise. Or people may not have enough time to work in an exercise routine. Either way, many people…

What is the military diet and how can it help you?

There are many diet names out there made popular by a large number of people that have used them to lose a lot of weight. Once a diet becomes popular enough, it starts being the talk of the town, and many are interested in knowing what it’s all about. One…

Getting in Shape this Autumn with So Shape | A Review

You may have noticed I’ve been on a bit of a health kick recently. Since moving back to the UK I’ve kissed goodbye to over 2 and a half stone and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Of course, anyone who’s followed this blog for a while will know I have…