Dieting & Exercise

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

Get Fit, Feel Epic and WIN!

With New Year just around the corner it’s often a time when people (including me) start thinking of how they are going to try and become that bit more fit and healthy (after stuffing their faces at Christmas of course!). I’m planning on incorporating more exercise into my day, cutting…

The one where I give myself a break

If you hadn’t noticed it’s Christmas in just over 3 weeks time. This time last year I was the size of a house and not just because I’m a heifer, rather that I had a massive baby camping out in my uterus. Despite being due on the 10th he decided…

Diet Week Nine

Week nine on the diet and I have lost a big fat bugger all! I haven’t weighed myself for a few weeks, my portion sizes decreased, I haven’t been as tempted by fattening foods as I usually am yet over the last few weeks I’ve managed to put on 6lb!…

Diet week eight

Another week gone and another week without jumping on the scales, still not sure if that’s a good thing or not but I don’t really have the urge to at the moment whereas I’m usually all for weighing myself every five minutes to see if I’ve lost any weight. Food…

Louisiana Chicken & Rice

I found this recipe on an online slimming forum and adapted it to create a jambalaya style rice dish that is suitable for the kids to eat too – the original would have been way too spicy for them. I also added wine and chorizo and played around with some…

Diet Week Seven

Well after the horrific week that was last week, this week was a vast improvement although I pretty much gave myself a break from the diet despite the good intentions to start each day off with a shake. It did kind of work though, I didn’t binge, haven’t eaten anywhere…

Diet Week 6

I’m not too sure if the word diet should be associated with this week to be honest. In the last week I’ve eaten two slices of carrot cake, several bowls of ice cream, numerous biscuits that should have gone into my daughters lunch box fell into my mouth, I demolished…