Dieting & Exercise

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

Weight Loss Without Starving Yourself? Here’s What To Do!

So many people think that to lose weight, they need to starve themselves. This couldn’t be further from the truth! So many negative things happen when you starve yourself, that it’s very detrimental to your efforts. Here’s a quick rundown of what happens to your body when you starve yourself:

Slimming World Sunday | 7lbs Off!

After my gain a few weeks back, I managed to maintain yet again last week, which really got to me. Maintaining isn’t as bad as a gain of course, but I’d got to the point where I’d had enough. Tired of feeling so down on myself, sick of dieting and…

Simply Amazing Slimming World Banana Pancakes

If you’re looking for a healthy, filling breakfast or snack, Slimming World Banana Pancakes could well be for you. Despite not actually being a lover of any fruit, including bananas, these are like little bites of heaven and regularly make it onto my meal plan more than once or twice…

The One with the Fat Shamer

  ‘THAT’ (meaning me) ‘is what she has in her future’ said one of the school mums to her daughter, my teens friend. We were at a meeting to find out more about the GCSE level options available at my daughter’s school. This mother, who I’ve never met, despite our…

Weight Loss Wednesday | The One Where I Gain

This week saw my first gain since I started back on Slimming World in February and I can’t say I wasn’t expecting it. We had visitors and of course that meant a meal out, wine and a rather delicious meal that I made here on their first night. That alone…

Slimming World Sunday | Desperately Seeking Motivation

Its been two weeks since I last wrote about my weight loss. I won’t call it a ‘weight loss journey’ because quite frankly that saying makes me want to vom (aren’t I adorable!?!). I’m kind of at a crossroads at the moment. I’ve lost 1 stone 4lb, but with all…

Weight Loss Wednesday | The One Where I Actually Lose Weight

It’s another one of those ‘how the hell did that happen?’ weeks. Although luckily this time it’s a loss rather than a maintain. I’ve been staying the same or losing just a pound for weeks now. One pound off, stay the same, a pound off, stay the same and on…