Dieting & Exercise

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

It was the birthday cake that did it!

Check this bad boy out! Rainbow chip cake with white chocolate buttercream and white chocolate ganache as requested by my now 11 year old daughter for her birthday last weekend. It was gorgeous if I do say so myself and absolutely packed full of calories as you can imagine. Needless…

On staying the same

This week saw us having visitors for a few days and therefore meals out and no structured exercise for me, although I did manage to fit in a few walks. I stayed the same weight wise, but I’m happy with that, it could have been a lot worse considering the…

The first week

The first week on a diet is always a hard one, if you’re like me you start full of good intentions, throw yourself into it the first day, maybe even the second, someone offers you a piece of cake, you have it and think “oh well I’ve broken my diet…

Diet/Healthy Recipe Linky

Diets can often seem so hard because you feel deprived of the food you love, or feel that the recipes you stick to don’t seem to pack the same punch flavour wise as the more fat packed ones you enjoyed previously. It doesn’t have to be like that, you certainly…

And it’s back on the weight loss wagon for me

So Christmas is out of the way and I’ve taken stock of the damage so to speak. It’s time to start again and throw myself into losing weight for good. There’s been far too many excuses about why I can’t lose weight or I’m not in the right frame of mind,…

Win Fitbit Aria Wifi Smart Scales & Fitbit Zip Activity Tracker

Don’t forget to enter my great competition to win a set of FitBit Aria Wifi Smart Scales and a Fitbit Zip Activity Tracker, the perfect combination to kick start the new year with!

Tips for a healthy Christmas dinner

Instead of my usual Sunday diet post I thought I’d go for some tips to make your Christmas dinner that little bit less calorific, but none the less delicious.