Staying healthy: keeping my head above water

Staying healthy: keeping my head above water

In the last eighteen months I'm ashamed to say that this blog contains many, many failed weight loss attempts. Slimming World, Weight Watchers, Calorie Counting, shakes... I've failed on all accounts and although I've not regained all the weight I've...Read More
Weigh-in Wednesday: Week 11

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...Read More
A BMI milestone

A BMI milestone

Ten months ago I spoke about how I was completely fat-shamed by a doctor over my BMI and I've been a little downhearted ever since. Well, more soul destroyed, to be honest. (more…)
Weigh-in Wednesday: Week 10

Weigh-in Wednesday: Week 10

I didn't post an update last week for a couple of reasons; I had an epic 3½lb loss which took me to my one stone award and a total loss of 1st ½lbs. (more…)

Weigh in Wednesday: Week 8

After last week I was feeling really demotivated and I wanted a really good week this week. (more…)
Club 10 – so near yet so far

Club 10 – so near yet so far

For the non Slimming Worlder that may be reading this, various achievements are celebrated on your weight loss journey and although my 1 stone award is really close I'm desperate to achieve my Club 10 by Christmas. (more…)
Weigh in Wednesday: Week 7

Weigh in Wednesday: Week 7

I'm late yet again but here is my update on my Fat Club AKA Slimming World journey. It's been a totally shit few weeks - I've had a cold, kidney infection and now oral surgery. (more…)
How much weight can you gain in a day?

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...Read More
Weigh-in Wednesday(late again) – week 5

Weigh-in Wednesday(late again) – week 5

I'm as flaky as a, well, flake at the moment... I'm still playing catching up after my massive depressive episode and plus my hubs has been poorly(will explain more later on that). So this Wednesday was my week 5 weigh...Read More
Explaining veggie life to a toddler

Explaining veggie life to a toddler

I came across an interesting thing today. My son and husband are both meat eaters and I cook them meals containing meat daily. I'm vegetarian because I don't like the taste of meat; there's no political or radical reason, I...Read More

When you stray off plan 

This post is coming to you live from my stupid binge-eater-depression head. The problem with being depressed, binge eating and being overweight is that I have to lose weight and try and overcome my demons at the same time... and...Read More

Living life as a binge-eater & embracing it

I know what you must be thinking - "embracing binge-eating" - has she lost her fucking mind? I think I've talked about my problems with food but I can't remember -downside to these dodgy anti-depressants is that they can take...Read More

Weigh-in Wednesday – 1

So as mentioned here I'm back at Fat Club(Slimming World) and today was my first weigh in. (more…)

Back to Fat Club

I've been on a slippery slope for a while now and with everything going on depression wise I've neglected my body. Big time. I'm not sure why I'm finding things so hard this time - I just can't seem to...Read More

Motivacelet

I'm a sucker for Instagram shopping and I love to discover new and exciting things to try - much to the dismay of my bank balance. I came across Motivacelet a little while back and love the idea- bracelets to...Read More

Depression & dehydration – my 7 day challenge

I've now been on duloxetine for five weeks and I've had a slight increase in dosage to try and ease the anxiety but for the most part I am feeling better. Well.  I thought I was anyways. (more…)