The Scales – an unhealthy addiction?

A year ago I binned my scales in a sort of dieting rebellion and decided that I didn’t need to obsess over the numbers on the sad step.

2017 was to be the year I broke the habit of a lifetime – I wanted to do a whole year of not weighing myself, and break the obsessive pattern I’d got myself into.

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Calorie counting & going back to basics – my weight loss journey

I’ve not written about my weight loss for a while, for a few reasons:

  1. I’ve not lost any weight
  2. I’ve lost all willpower
  3. I’ve fallen back into the faddy diets cycle again.

As I wrote back in September I joined Slimming World and lost a stone, and was chuffed to pieces as it came off within a month, however over the next six months I just lost and regained the same two pounds, and became really pissed off and demotivated. Continue reading “Calorie counting & going back to basics – my weight loss journey”

Week 14 – Slimming World & weight loss update

I’m so rubbish at these weekly updates – but it’s been an awesome week after a few up and down ones where I’ve struggled to get my head back into the game.

So I decided last week to really try and stay on plan and do the best I could – I also took advice from my consultant who very wisely said that 7 days is a long time, and to think about the week as 21 meals; which really resonated with me. Continue reading “Week 14 – Slimming World & weight loss update”

Weigh-in Wednesday: Week 11

I’m totally not feeling things at the moment – I’m struggling to stay within my syns and my appetite is changing, not sure whether that’s a side effect from being back on the mini-pill or just the fact that this is now the longest I’ve been on any form of healthy eating plan and I’m loving it.

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How much weight can you gain in a day?

Do you ever find yourself googling ridiculous things?

I found myself asking stupid questions all the time and it’s addictive – I’m also guilty of going through pages and pages of search results to find an answer that I’m happy with.  Hmm. Continue reading “How much weight can you gain in a day?”